08 yz450 exhaust.. wich one


44 replies to this topic
  • grayracer513

Posted November 21, 2007 - 09:18 AM

#41

Sorry about that Gray - I'll try not to let that happen again. Thanks DPW.

No biggie. :ride: :thumbsup:

  • Ga426owner

Posted November 21, 2007 - 09:29 AM

#42

I am curious why Yami would drop WB. Do you think it was contract renegotiation time or other issues?
possibly a refusal by WB to make a race only shorty pipe?
interesting choice for Yami to choose a Euro pipe company....maybe the FIM Team Yamaha/ Renaldi folks were getting great testing results from this company

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  • todds924

Posted November 21, 2007 - 06:24 PM

#43

I am curious why Yami would drop WB. Do you think it was contract renegotiation time or other issues?
possibly a refusal by WB to make a race only shorty pipe?
interesting choice for Yami to choose a Euro pipe company....maybe the FIM Team Yamaha/ Renaldi folks were getting great testing results from this company


$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Lots more of it. I have used Akrapovic exhaust on my roadracing bikes and the quality is second to none. They are very nice pipes. I havent used or ridden any motocross bikes with them though.

  • DPW

Posted November 21, 2007 - 06:42 PM

#44

Looks like the Factory Yamaha race team also switched sprockets too, no more AFAM looks like Vortex now..

  • rickallen124

Posted November 21, 2007 - 08:55 PM

#45

I'm sure it's all about the $. Did you notice the yamaha superbike was running akrapovic. Maybe akrapovic wanted the whole team like Yosh did with honda- both street and offroad. It could also be that WB doesn't want to spend the money. From what I hear street bike sales haven't slowed while the off-road mx market is really slow. This would hurt companies like WB, fmf, pro-circuit more than yosh, jardine and akrapovic which sell alot of exhausts for sport bikes.





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