new 2005 wr450 info


9 replies to this topic
  • sausage boy

Posted May 24, 2005 - 08:26 PM

#1

hey, i've been reading this forum for a few weeks before i bought my 2005 WR450F. so i've done the free power mods, which was easy. what i'm really wanting to know is how often do they need an oil change? and is fully synthetic oil the way to go for enduro riding? i've always had 2 smoker dirt bikes so the 4 stroke is something new to me. any info will be much appreciated :)

  • simon@vic

Posted May 24, 2005 - 08:47 PM

#2

first step. get a yz ex cam!!!!!

run mineral oil on brake in, then semi-synth or full from then on.
change it about every 400km.

  • freestyle250

Posted May 25, 2005 - 01:05 AM

#3

I changed mine after 230 miles and the oil looked pretty dirty, and it was slipping into neutral easily. after I changed it the transmission was alot smoother. So less than 230 for sure.

  • Texas4play

Posted May 25, 2005 - 05:29 AM

#4

I changed mine after the first 50 miles then, every 2-300 after that. Silkolene semi-syn

  • sausage boy

Posted May 25, 2005 - 07:09 AM

#5

thanks, much appreciated.

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  • beezer

Posted May 25, 2005 - 07:26 AM

#6

I change my oil and filter after 10 minutes.

I use Silkolene full synthetic in all my bikes.

I notice they shift much better with good oil.

  • JTWR450

Posted May 25, 2005 - 07:32 AM

#7

Change the oil about every 3 tanks of gas. I am running the YamaLube semi- synthetic 4R with the gold cap. Good Stuff!!!

  • ONLY4STROKES

Posted May 25, 2005 - 02:09 PM

#8

I think 200 miles between changes is just about perfect.

  • moach1

Posted May 25, 2005 - 02:42 PM

#9

the yami 4r is the way to go. DONT use a full synthetic.

  • feallock

Posted May 25, 2005 - 03:12 PM

#10

first step. get a yz ex cam!!!!!

run mineral oil on brake in, then semi-synth or full from then on.
change it about every 400km.

Why do you need a YZ exhaust cam?




 
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