2008 yz 450 gearing??

6 replies to this topic
  • SAGringo

Posted April 08, 2008 - 10:02 PM


all i have used is the stock gearing, curious if anyone has come up with anything else they prefer better. thanks.

  • Ga426owner

Posted April 09, 2008 - 04:43 AM


50 tooth on rear works well also

  • MX926

Posted April 09, 2008 - 05:17 AM


Are you running stock exhaust? With aftermarket exhaust bike seems to work well with stock gearing, I can ride 3rd in most corners. However stock exhaust you might want to jump to the 50 tooth. Bike is a bit sluggish in stock form.

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  • SAGringo

Posted April 09, 2008 - 04:08 PM


yeah, i'm running the stock exhaust. my sprocket sponsor is all out of 49's and i'm in pretty quick need. the more i think about it a 50 would probably be perfect anyway. thanks, and if anyone else has some hot setup tips for gearing or anything else i'd be glad to hear it.


Posted April 09, 2008 - 06:29 PM


I have a Yoshi rs-2 exhaust system on my 08 and I run a 50t sprocket everywhere I go except for when I go to the dunes, then I run a 48-49t depending on conditions.

For general riding I am super happy with the 50t sprocket. It added quite a bit of snap in the lower 3 gears and still goes plenty fast on topend for most situations.

  • DPW

Posted April 09, 2008 - 07:12 PM


stock '08 and I went with a 50T works good, I ride MX tracks only.

  • todds924

Posted April 09, 2008 - 09:13 PM


50 tooth on rear works well also

+1 on the 50 tooth.

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