2006 YZ450F 5 speed yellow or blue?


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  • Butta

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:18 PM

#21

diff CDI this year, hopefully changed for the better


I didn't see where it was a new CDI......

  • NAFLASH

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:18 PM

#22

pipe is repackable, thats a first

  • NAFLASH

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:19 PM

#23

"Revised CDI ignition keeps that amazingly broad and deep powerband hard-hitting, yet controllable."

  • Satch0922

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:20 PM

#24

http://www.yamaha-mo.../0/gallery.aspx

  • Unibomber

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:21 PM

#25

WOW !!!
Honda better step up to the plate !!!
Dahm as much as I want one now, ill wait for the '07 so they can get the bugs worked out :)
Good job Yamaha, way to come out swingin !!

  • Butta

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:22 PM

#26

Looks like they got rid of the "hand holds" I use to lift the bike onto the stand, behind the airbox....hope the fender is stronger....

  • Hick

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:23 PM

#27

5 speed?

Don't get me all exited for no reason man. It says 4 speed on their website...


Edit:

Hold the phone grandma, on the "features and benefits" page it says "New, close-ratio five-speed transmission provides more performance in a wider range of riding environments."

  • Hick

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:24 PM

#28

Looks great, but $200 extra for yellow plastic?

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  • ChR1s

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:25 PM

#29

+$500 over 2005? Plus another $200 for yellow? Yup, right in line with the H bikes now.

  • Butta

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:26 PM

#30

5 speed?

Don't get me all exited for no reason man. It says 4 speed on their website...


I don't think their Spec's pages have been updated....the TTR-50 has spec's remarkably similar to the PW50's (like shaft drive....the picture clearly shows a chain)

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  • NAFLASH

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:26 PM

#31

5 speed?

Don't get me all exited for no reason man. It says 4 speed on their website...


"New, five-speed gearbox squeezes even more performance from the mighty five-titanium-valved 450. " the specs are wrong, the weight is the same as last years in the specs section.....wrong

  • Imdone

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:27 PM

#32

Takin' it old school!!!!!!!!!!!

If I would have known that they were going to offer the oldschool yellow for 06, I would have waited to buy one. It also would have been a no-brainer between the YZ and the WR.

That is awesome!!!

I'll gladly pay the extra for the Yama-Yeller!!!!!!

  • Butta

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:30 PM

#33

The 250 2 smoke is available from July, and get this, has the same Renthals as 05...it doesn't share the Pro Tapers of the 450....

  • NAFLASH

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:31 PM

#34

people, you have to take into perspective that the bike has alot of other shit added such as pro tapers, titanium spring, gripper seat not to mention an ALUMINUM FRAME!!!!

  • Hick

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:31 PM

#35

Hope you're right Butta. Seems the most likely explanation.



A 5 speed and Al frame will likely win back a lot of buyers, like me, that owned the 426 and then bought a CRF. I could give two hoots about the Al frame, but I don't want a 4 speed.

  • Ga426owner

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:33 PM

#36

Sweet ride :)

  • Vibeguy

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:33 PM

#37

2 comments about the "New Blue"......and Yellow;

1) It just became a buyers market for used YZF's....and left over 05's.
2) Bummer for Big Green, I think Yamaha just stole their thunder.

All that and Pro Tapers too, I'll be up all night now.......

  • sjwr450

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:34 PM

#38

And..
Changing the cylinder head angle and moving the dry sump oil tank inside the front of the crankcase improves overall balance and handling and eliminates external oil lines.

  • Butta

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:34 PM

#39

Hope you're right Butta. Seems the most likely explanation.



A 5 speed and Al frame will likely win back a lot of buyers, like me, that owned the 426 and then bought a CRF. I could give two hoots about the Al frame, but I don't want a 4 speed.



I think Yamaha does its research on TT....people wanted a 5 speed, Al-framed, YELLOW YZ.....and now, er, in November, SOME of those people can get one.....

  • sjwr450

Posted June 12, 2005 - 08:35 PM

#40

Should come with 756's





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