Gearing yzf450-06

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  • Great

Posted August 29, 2006 - 07:04 AM


Hello! i just bought an -06 yz450f.

now i wonder what is the stock Gearing? 14/51? 13/49?

or which setup do you 450 rider recommend???

  • NYMXer

Posted August 29, 2006 - 07:30 AM


I'm noit sure what it is stock but that's what I'm running and it works just fine for me.

  • motorhead2825

Posted August 29, 2006 - 07:31 AM


It depends on what kind of riding you do. I own a 06 yz450f and I am all about narrow trails and hill climbs. So I geared mine down (2 more teeth on the rear sprocket) and it works great for me. Specially since I dont have to clutch so much and worry about getting arm pump on those long hill climbs.

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  • barch88

Posted August 29, 2006 - 08:00 AM


It is 13/49, look on you're will say the numbers. I run stock, and I like it. Many people went up to a 50 in the rear though.

  • Great

Posted August 29, 2006 - 12:49 PM


Hehe, my problem is that i bought it used, it had runned 15 hours.

it was 13 in front, and a x-tra 14 by the side, came along.

in the back it was 49, but on the x-tra wheel it was 51.

  • chrisl609

Posted August 29, 2006 - 02:35 PM


I went from the stock 49 to a 50 & it made a big difference. Much more snappy off the bottom & feels better around the track. :thumbsup:

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