wr426 engine durability ???
Posted January 15, 2008 - 08:35 PM
Are these high compression WR Yamaha's engines as bulletproof as the DR motors? I am almost anal about my maintenence on my bikes so I know I will do my part. After browsing here in the Yamaha WR forum it reads like these things need oil changes all the time as well. I have normally changed the oil in my DRs every 1000 miles and swapped filters every other change. I had a 91 DR350 I put 20k on that way and it never missed a beat. Am I going to be "suprised" by what the WR is going to require or is this just the price Im going to pay for a more spirited trail toy?
Two strokes were fun when I was 16 or so but not my thing anymore.
Thanks in advance for your input.
Posted January 15, 2008 - 09:41 PM
In short, these bikes are extremely reliable for very high performance thumpers, and yes, the power and handling are worth the extra maintenance.
Posted January 15, 2008 - 09:44 PM
Posted January 17, 2008 - 01:38 PM
Skimp on any and you will kill it quickly.