My new bike / new to me/ check it out


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  • xr600Lynch

Posted January 28, 2007 - 07:52 PM

#1

I just bought this older yz400.. 98' w/ Carbon fiber White bros E series Pipe. Race tech suspension. Protapers. Custom seat for taller rider. i cat on engine. Black excel rims.The gentleman i bought it from is a vet rider .. He has very many connections to the industry of motocross and racing here in phoenix.This bike was taken care of very well.The Engine is tighter and better sounding than any 02'or 03' ive seen and ridden in the past week while on my bike search. It has Tons of pep.. I cant wait to get it on the track!This thing was a rocket ship when i test rode it.. I sold my 96 xr 600 and this is my upgrade.. I know that my tank and or petcok will eventually leak. which it has a brand new one on it now.
Any pointers or tips would be great..



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  • WFOracer

Posted January 28, 2007 - 08:00 PM

#2

A 4-speed will be no problem on the track. If you hit any tight trails, it might be tough.

Ahhhh.....what's with the green backgrounds?!?

  • xr600Lynch

Posted January 28, 2007 - 08:05 PM

#3

Hey hey hey ... I like those green backgrounds.. You dont like em?

i am aware that i may get passed in the desert by my "old bike" but ive been riding the Exxon Valdez for many many years.. It was time to put that battleship into someone elses garage..

  • 642MX

Posted January 28, 2007 - 08:08 PM

#4

I thought the 400's where 5 speeds? :ride:

  • Markopolo400

Posted January 28, 2007 - 08:10 PM

#5

I thought the 400's where 5 speeds? :ride:


They are.

Nice bike.

  • xr600Lynch

Posted January 28, 2007 - 08:18 PM

#6

ffffffew!!! i just ran to the garage... &%$#@! im a real dumb A$$ sometimes

Yes.....5 gears.. !!
5 gears men....

  • xr600Lynch

Posted January 28, 2007 - 08:21 PM

#7

Another pic


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  • TL426

Posted January 29, 2007 - 06:51 AM

#8

sweet looking bike, cleans up really nice. im a little confused about the green background too but whatever floats your boat, its a good looking old bike.

  • ____Kurt____

Posted January 29, 2007 - 09:49 AM

#9

man, i never even knew they came out with a carbon-fiber can for the older e-series. thats definitly hott. nice looking bike man and good luck

  • dwnlowx

Posted January 29, 2007 - 10:10 AM

#10

man it makes me feel good to hear that a yz 400 st ill looks good and is running strong still today i have a 04 and i do not plan on selling it

  • live4speed

Posted January 29, 2007 - 11:54 AM

#11

nice bike man!

  • chris scherbinske

Posted January 29, 2007 - 07:28 PM

#12

The green background on the number plates were required if you ran the sportsman or vet class in desert raceing in the west.

  • YZ426F Rider

Posted January 29, 2007 - 08:01 PM

#13

:ride: Sweet bike!

  • Smokeslider

Posted January 29, 2007 - 10:14 PM

#14

you'll have to get rid of that "Honda" looking front rotor guard, other than that, good look'in!

  • xr600Lynch

Posted January 30, 2007 - 07:01 PM

#15

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaa , i bought it from a VET racer....someones informed... good job chris





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