True Anneversery edition yz450f


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  • TMAC25

Posted February 26, 2008 - 02:35 PM

#1

So ya here it is, my winter project is complete. I creating a true anniversary edition yz450f to match my R1 anniversary edition and make them look like Yamahas from back in the day. So I took my bike apart and powder coated everything black and got the hurricane graphics kit and did a bunch of other stuff. Just got done yesterday so what do you think?


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  • Justin89

Posted February 26, 2008 - 02:41 PM

#2

AWESOME!!! Hows that ENZO sub-tanks system?...I been eye balling that for awhile now...

  • TMAC25

Posted February 26, 2008 - 02:46 PM

#3

Just got them as well as a RTT stearing stabilizer.

  • rbn14

Posted February 26, 2008 - 02:53 PM

#4

I wouldnt have guess it would look as good as it does. WHat bars are those? They look really tall!

  • M_Xrider

Posted February 26, 2008 - 02:57 PM

#5

Nicest yamaha "4" stroke I have EVER seen,Joshes retro 2 smoke is the first in yamaha two smokes

  • Camrose Cycle

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:02 PM

#6

very nice bike man....

  • venboi

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:02 PM

#7

that is a sick azz bike. very nice job.

  • knightsofstevenson

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:07 PM

#8

I never really liked those anniversary yellow ones but that one looks mighty fine if I might say so myself.

  • avoidthedog

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:12 PM

#9

dang that is one of the sweetest bikes ive ever seen. looks gr8. only thing is needs is some custom dx1 backgrounds

  • WB450

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:16 PM

#10

Damn I like that!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • rmzRacer293

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:48 PM

#11

looks awesome! I thought it was cool when it was blue.... but damn!


wheres the brake lever?

  • Wiz636

Posted February 26, 2008 - 03:49 PM

#12

Wow...awesome. Love the black frame, etc. :smirk:

  • swatdoc

Posted February 26, 2008 - 04:12 PM

#13

VERY NICE - you and I have very similar tastes in our Yamahas! I'm kicking myself now that I didn't powdercoat my swingarm and subframe when I did my frame!

I also like the black kickstart and brake lever. Was thinking of those, too. You might consider the right side engine case - it's pretty easy to take off and either paint or powdercoat. My entire motor will eventually be black, but I'll wait to do the remaining pieces when I strip them apart for maintenence. Are you gonna do your motor black, too?

Also Big Gun Coatings will do your radiators in a thermal dispersant paint to black them out if you like. I'm waiting for the stage 3 cooling kit from PWR to come out to paint the radiators black on mine.

again - great job!

  • KJ790

Posted February 26, 2008 - 04:19 PM

#14

I'm not a fan of yellow Yamahas, but that one does look nice. I personally think your bike looked the best when it was blue though. I bet the black frame and wheels would look nice with blue plastic on there.

  • armstrong100

Posted February 26, 2008 - 04:19 PM

#15

that is the badest yamaha i've ever seen!!!!!!!!!! you did an amazing job :smirk:

  • biznet1

Posted February 26, 2008 - 05:03 PM

#16

sweeeeeettttt!

  • Slinkyman16

Posted February 26, 2008 - 05:41 PM

#17

nice looking bike.. i love the black frame..

  • Kent Rathgeber

Posted February 26, 2008 - 06:30 PM

#18

That's a SWEET looking machine! Good job!!

  • dbehr624

Posted February 26, 2008 - 08:37 PM

#19

Wow, THATS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!:smirk:


Now lets see your R1 with it!

  • RJB

Posted February 26, 2008 - 09:45 PM

#20

Bike looks great - would love to do that to mine but Supermoto version like Swatdoc's. What does powder coating run ($) for all the bits?





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