YZ 400 value

15 replies to this topic
  • wr400guy

Posted January 03, 2007 - 09:46 AM


I am looking into a newer bike and i want to sell my yz400. I need to know what you guys think its worth so i can price it competivly not very high or dirt cheap.

2000 Wr 400 Converted to YZ 400
YZ style cam timing
YZ style ignition timing and swith to go back to wr
Yz rear and front fenders
Yz front number plate
Pro taper bars
boysen quick shot
michelin tires with 90% tread
White brothers E2 pipe
Clarke 3.2 slim tank
SDG seat thin also
Devol radiator guards

All stock parts even stock wr gas tank along with a stock yz and wr pipe.

I know it is hard to judge a bike on what i say and i can post pics later, But it looks and works very very well. The plastics are still very shiny and blue with very minimal surface scratches from small brush. The bike was recently stripped down to the frame with every thing being greased and cleaned. 6 months ago the shocks where rebuilt from procircuit. Over all the bike works like the day i bought it.

Price i was looking at 2700$

I have no idea if this is to high but it sounded about right.

  • WFOracer

Posted January 03, 2007 - 09:51 AM


I'd say that you'd be lucky to get $1500 for it.

  • 99raptor

Posted January 03, 2007 - 10:06 AM


And it would have to be pretty clean to go 1500$,it'll be a tuff sell in my book.

  • SupermotoAbuser

Posted January 03, 2007 - 10:08 AM


Keep it

  • torqueme

Posted January 03, 2007 - 10:23 AM


"Price i was looking at 2700$"
I paid $2K for a '02 YZ 426-6 months ago & we pay more for everything from milk to realestate out here...good luck.

  • jayh300

Posted January 03, 2007 - 12:06 PM


paid 1800 for my 1999 yz400f about 3 months ago, I thought that was in the money as for what I had seen.

  • 2000 yz426f

Posted January 03, 2007 - 01:17 PM


I payed $2300 for my 2000 yz426f and that was a good price for where I live. But AZ might be different.

  • 30-A rider

Posted January 03, 2007 - 01:28 PM


I see Yz400's go for as low as $1400. I saw recently one for sale on some web site that had a ton of aftermarket work done to it including plastics, new exhaust, front an rear suspension, complete top and lower end rebuild with receipts. the bike was very clean and came with all of the stock parts as well and the asking price was $1550 obo. No way I could see anyone paying even $2000 for a YZ400.

YZ400 is a good bike....for what your gonna get for it....if it was me Id just save my coin for a new bike..keep the YZ400. Once you get your new bike just keep the 400 for an extra for you buddy to ride etc....its just not worth selling it for what you will get for it at this point in time. Keep in mind the bike is approaching 10 years old now.

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  • kevin nichols

Posted January 03, 2007 - 01:30 PM


Think about this, it would cost you a lot more money to rebuild it than you will ever get for it. A bad aspect of older four strokes. You basically have two options; Keep it and ride the wheels of it until the bike is trash or liquidate it at a very reasonable price.

  • wr400guy

Posted January 03, 2007 - 02:23 PM


wow, thats really crapy to here so im thinking about keeping it but if i continue to maintain i bet it will last another 10 years.

  • WFOracer

Posted January 03, 2007 - 03:14 PM


wow, thats really crapy to here so im thinking about keeping it but if i continue to maintain i bet it will last another 10 years.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the old thumpers are not as in demand am much as they used to be.

I bet that baby will last at least ten more years! Good luck!

  • AlkalineOne

Posted January 03, 2007 - 06:08 PM


yup, i just sold my 98 yz400f for $1650, and wish I hadn't. however, there are a lot of suckers on ebay that might pay close to $2000 for yours...

  • torqueme

Posted January 04, 2007 - 12:18 AM


wow, thats really crapy to here so im thinking about keeping it but if i continue to maintain i bet it will last another 10 years.

If you've got the room keep it! i've got a '83 xr200r that's worth more today than it was 15 years ago. still starts 1st kick...long live 4T singles:applause:

  • yamaha racing 230

Posted January 05, 2007 - 01:17 PM


i just bought a 99 yz 400f and paid 1200 dollars for it and it runs alsome it has an aftermarket header and other aftermarket parts i think i got a good deal


Posted January 05, 2007 - 02:51 PM


The price here is TX is down so low and they are now moving until they get below 1800. The two stroke YZ250's are holding their own at over 2000 for 1999 and newer.

  • Derwud

Posted January 05, 2007 - 02:58 PM


I sold my 99 YZ400 for 1800 not to long ago and had just a few more mods than you. It hurt, but what are you going to do. The new owner got one hell of a good bike.

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