Just rode an '06 CRF450X...WOW.

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  • squatpuke

Posted July 13, 2007 - 07:09 AM


Quite a difference in the way the power rolls-on between that an my XRL.

Will re-piping, uncorking and de-smoggin' my L give me a bit more of THAT type of "quick" power?

On the 450, seemed like I couldn't keep the front wheel down w/half throttle....

On my L, I can't even ever get the wheel UP unless I time it off some tree root or bush or somthing....

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  • martinfan30

Posted July 13, 2007 - 08:29 AM


those mods def. wake up the pig, but it wont be explosive as that "other" bike! they are geared way lower than the L in the gearbox.

  • Huffa 2

Posted July 13, 2007 - 09:42 AM


The power of the X and R is THERE, NOW, NO WAITING, GIDDY UP, sort of like a 2 stroke, the XRL has much more tractor like power that takes it's time getting there, it's not a natural revver like the X and R are for sure.

You would be taking away the nature of the beast if you did make it rev like that, although it sure is fun. :thumbsup:

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