Finally Finished* - My Street-Legal Retro/Hurricane 450

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  • swatdoc

Posted April 02, 2008 - 07:43 PM


I put an asterick on the finished part, 'cause are we ever really finished with modding our bikes? Actually I'm still waiting for PWR to come out with their stage 3 cooling kit for the Yamaha 450's. I might change my headlight setup too, to something less bulky so I can run a regular front plate. I have a billet stop switch on order to hook up as an ignition interupt for speed shifting (plugs right into my Graves ignition), also a bilet gold anodized rear brake clevis. I even have a lightspeed carbon fiber gas tank heat shield I still need to cover with CV4 heat shield foil sitting in my garage. But for now, it's finally plated and on the road!

Many more pics of some of the mods in my garage.

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  • crfrider189

Posted April 02, 2008 - 07:44 PM


That thing is beautiful!

  • crfrider189

Posted April 02, 2008 - 07:46 PM


If you dont mind me asking how much money have you put into it?

  • swatdoc

Posted April 02, 2008 - 07:48 PM


CRF - man, I'd scare myself if I added it all up, but it's probably getting somewhere close to what the bike itself cost!

  • Hempstead

Posted April 02, 2008 - 07:50 PM


Lucky guy...Sweet bike better not ride it you might scratch it

  • kalvin22

Posted April 02, 2008 - 07:54 PM


nice ride:thumbsup:

  • Roostn450

Posted April 02, 2008 - 08:03 PM


:prof: I just wet my self that bike rocks. where are the mud sneakers get that thing dirtyyyyyy:thumbsup:

  • Justin89

Posted April 02, 2008 - 08:05 PM


I just did something involuntary...:prof:

  • gbalias

Posted April 02, 2008 - 08:06 PM


a bike like that needs to be on the track. but freakin sweet job man. i love the bumble bee scheme.

i resurrected an old 426 for track use

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  • YZ450t

Posted April 02, 2008 - 08:12 PM


Freakin work of art.:prof: I always thought my streetbike was nice looking ,:bonk: I stand corrected . Really a great looking ride .Now excuse me while I hang laundry on my Repsol...

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  • trailsweep

Posted April 02, 2008 - 08:15 PM


DUDE !!!! nice attension to detail...if thats a trailtech kickstand make sure it doesn't hit the swingarm on full travel, prob won't use all of it but just make sure, again WOW!!

  • swatdoc

Posted April 02, 2008 - 08:51 PM


Man do I wish we had a track here in Hawaii - you can bet I'd be on it! i had a blast last year when I rode at Grange in Calif. Might have one possibility - One of my friends is converting his KTM to SM, and he has the keys to our police emergency vehicle operations course - about the size of a cart track, and no dirt, but it's better than nothing. Besides, we'll be "training"!!

  • gbalias

Posted April 02, 2008 - 09:48 PM


grange is nice. i go there every now and then. but the track at Willow Springs :prof: was my last race, hello elevation changes:
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  • muddza

Posted April 02, 2008 - 09:55 PM


Yamaha should strongly consider this as an option for new YZ's.... sweet bike mate!!!

  • swatdoc

Posted April 02, 2008 - 11:15 PM


that looks like a fun track!

  • yamahacrazy_310

Posted April 03, 2008 - 12:08 AM


I need a towel. That is one sexy bike!!! Maybe I should look into something like that for my yami.

  • KJ790

Posted April 03, 2008 - 04:42 AM


Actually I'm still waiting for PWR to come out with their stage 3 cooling kit for the Yamaha 450's.

I'm not sure, but I think they might be out: http://www.motosport...AHA;YZ450F;2007. Maybe they are just listed. That is one sweet looking bike. I've never been a fan of yellow yamahas, but that one looks pretty sweet!

  • WB450

Posted April 03, 2008 - 07:23 AM


Great looking bike!

  • DPW

Posted April 03, 2008 - 07:24 AM


drool...very nice

  • MATTH530

Posted April 03, 2008 - 08:13 AM



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