03' YZ450F front end push

7 replies to this topic
  • msalter

Posted December 12, 2007 - 02:16 PM


My front wheel tries to slide out on corners. Any suggestions on triple clamps or adjustments?

  • BoobZ

Posted December 12, 2007 - 02:26 PM


more rebound and/or more weight up front..

  • grayracer513

Posted December 12, 2007 - 04:34 PM


Get the right front tire and try pulling the forks up in the clamps 5-7mm. Be careful of increasing the rebound damping, as it can increase the mid stroke compression harshness in the single chamber KYB forks. Offset clamps will make it easier to turn in, but won't really deal with the push issue in any meaningful way.

  • John407

Posted December 12, 2007 - 09:13 PM


Gray, a couple of questions:
- I've never heard anyone mention how big an effect the Yamaha footpeg mod is on turning.
- I've been using a D 756 front, I thought it was great until I had a bad spill recently. I'm not sure if it was the front tire washing out or not. But reading all the tire posts recently I plan on changing. What is your recomendation for medium to hard pack MX?

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  • grayracer513

Posted December 12, 2007 - 09:23 PM


I like the Dunlop 745 for that. The new Bridgestone 403 looks like it would be worth a try, too.

  • Ga426owner

Posted December 13, 2007 - 06:36 AM


My front wheel tries to slide out on corners. Any suggestions on triple clamps or adjustments?

here is how to help ... been there done that!
Michelin Starcross MS3 tires
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  • grayracer513

Posted December 13, 2007 - 06:53 AM


The MS3 work on hard pack, David?

  • msalter

Posted December 13, 2007 - 02:14 PM



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