05 Wr 450 Head Shake!

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  • bushman06

Posted March 15, 2005 - 09:51 AM


Have an 05 WR450 and just changed out my front tire to a Michelin M12. Great tire, but since the change I have noticed terrible head shake at speed? Has anyone else experienced the same or do I need to adjust my front forks? Thanks for any help.

  • Joe_Jet

Posted March 15, 2005 - 10:13 AM


My 03 yz450 did this when the bike was new, suspension wasn't broken in yet, less than 2 hours, and I had the forks all the way up to the second line. I tried this on my 04, but it turned to gnarly; it would pop-out to the inside of a rut too easily! I currently run my 04 at the first/top line. Most run the forks flush with the top of the triple.

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  • Indy_WR450

Posted March 15, 2005 - 02:32 PM


Check that your steering head bearing is not loose.

  • bushman06

Posted March 16, 2005 - 10:21 AM


Thanks Indy,

Will check that out tonight!


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