Problem w/06 YZ450F in 1st 15 minutes


44 replies to this topic
  • MXKyle

Posted November 07, 2006 - 01:30 PM

#41

That should pretty much address all the issues brought up in the forums. :mad:


The only issue you failed to mention is the crap front tire. This was a must change for most of us. I went with a 756 for the mid to soft tracks I ride. Made a world of difference over the stocker.

--KT--

  • Drfletcherdc

Posted November 07, 2006 - 09:53 PM

#42

Oh, I'm not completely oblivious to the setup quirks of these bikes. Long before I ever found this forum, I subscribed to MXA, and have already raised my forks up to the line, and will likely be setting my race sag at 98-100. (I weigh 205). When they replaced the fuel screw, they rejetted my bike, but probably with the stock main which I will likely switch to a 45. I also have ordered higher bar clamps, since I'm 6'1", put on Renthal Kevlar grips, and have my radiator braces ordered as well, plus my Zip-Ty fuel screw, my Scotts oil filter, and a magnetic oil drain plug. That should pretty much address all the issues brought up in the forums. Now I just want to finish my break-in and ride, which I will do this weekend. :mad:


Good luck on setting your sag at 98. I weighed 208 and the best they could do is 105. I should probably recheck it since I'm finally below 200.

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  • Mike546

Posted November 08, 2006 - 03:06 AM

#43

Oh, I'm not completely oblivious to the setup quirks of these bikes. Long before I ever found this forum, I subscribed to MXA, and have already raised my forks up to the line, and will likely be setting my race sag at 98-100. (I weigh 205). When they replaced the fuel screw, they rejetted my bike, but probably with the stock main which I will likely switch to a 45. I also have ordered higher bar clamps, since I'm 6'1", put on Renthal Kevlar grips, and have my radiator braces ordered as well, plus my Zip-Ty fuel screw, my Scotts oil filter, and a magnetic oil drain plug. That should pretty much address all the issues brought up in the forums. Now I just want to finish my break-in and ride, which I will do this weekend. :cheers:


Where did you order the high bar clamps from? I have a set of KX High Bend bars coming today but I still might want them a little higher and forward. I hate to spend the money for adjustable top clamps.

  • Budlite

Posted November 08, 2006 - 06:35 AM

#44

Put in a 45 main ? Sure you did....maybe the pilot but not the main. I'll bet the 45 pilot isn't enough either.

  • OcotilloBound

Posted November 08, 2006 - 12:29 PM

#45

Put in a 45 main ? Sure you did....maybe the pilot but not the main. I'll bet the 45 pilot isn't enough either.


I didn't say I've done anything to the jetting yet. I don't get where you come off all antagonistic on the issue. That's one thing that always turns me off about these forums is that sort of attitude. Especially since I've never had a beef with you. Whatever, no sense in getting uptight over it.
Mike, Applied has bar clamps with a 10MM rise. I haven't ordered them yet because they are about 1.5 miles from my house, so I'm going to go over there and see if they have them in the shop. They are pretty cool about selling to the public right from their factory, usually throw in a discount and all.
I have heard some complaints about the D739F tire but it shouldn't be all bad for the terrain I ride. Probably I'll wait until my back tire is worn out and switch them both to D956's or Michelin Starcrosses, which I have on my YZ250 and like a lot. They're not cheap, but you get what you pay for.





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