DRD Radiator lowering kit

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  • duzz10

Posted July 06, 2007 - 11:28 PM


I have a 2007 YZF450. I had the suspension done for my weight. I am 155lbs and 47 years old, and just started riding again last year. (It has been over 20 years.) I am still trying to get the bike dialed in. I raced 2 weeks ago in the Vet 40 SX class. First moto I layed it down in a turn on the 4th lap. Second moto I killed it on the start, I was trying to start in 3rd gear but I think it was in 4th. I was wondering if it would help to put the DRD lowering kit on the bike. With the 450 you have to get a new head pipe. I do not want to spend the money if it doesn't help that much. Because I am so light I need to do everything I can to get the bike more Light and balanced feeling. Any input for a old guy starting back up would be great. Also I figured out that I need to work on my breathing while racing. I was so tired after every moto I could hardly get off the bike.

  • ben_suhard

Posted July 07, 2007 - 12:15 AM


It would help, but the new Yamahas already handle very well. Try getting your bike fitness up first. Do some light weight(don't miss out on the bench press or do push-ups) and cardio training and you'll notice how much easier it'll be to ride. Practice, practice, practice!

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  • MaxPower

Posted July 07, 2007 - 12:50 AM


[COLOR="Green"]How heavy are radiators?
I bet you would never ever feel one bit of difference.Maybe the center of gravity in your wallet would be a little lower[/COLOR]

  • Ga426owner

Posted July 07, 2007 - 06:07 AM


practice, practice and more practice...especially the starts.....don't waste the money on the lowering kit yet.....:thumbsup:

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