Is it ok to ride?

5 replies to this topic
  • Yama124

Posted January 24, 2007 - 05:41 AM


I have 05 yz450f. other day, the billet was somehow fell off and got sand in the motor at the dunes. got motor flushed and I'm sure some sand still in the motor. is it ok to ride ?

  • Yamahafan

Posted January 24, 2007 - 07:04 AM


What is a billet?
Obviously you should not run the bike until you completely flush all the sand out of the motor.

  • grayracer513

Posted January 24, 2007 - 09:01 AM


Billet refers to a solid block of metal used to make a part, not to a particular part.

So, what fell off, and how long was it gone?

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  • bboyce

Posted January 24, 2007 - 12:58 PM


Dude, you got sand in your engine, and you think its still in there..So, no, its defanetly not okay to ride.

  • Zique

Posted January 24, 2007 - 01:23 PM


What do you mean by 'got motor flushed'? Did you just change the oil?

  • stock510

Posted January 24, 2007 - 04:52 PM



Sand in the engine, its like taking sandpaper to your engine components.

Get the thing cleaned out.

Hope it works out.

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