2008 YZ450 steering wobble...help

4 replies to this topic
  • Lins

Posted May 03, 2008 - 10:02 PM


Ok, I'm actually posting for a friend, but his new YZ450 apparently has a bad wobble at any medium to high speed. Its doesnt matter what he's driving on, sandy ruts, or hard pack. Has anyone else noticed this, what adjustments can be made? Thanks!

  • KJ790

Posted May 04, 2008 - 05:48 AM


His suspension isn't right. Get the right springs for his weight, set the sag to the correct spec, put the clickers to stock settings, and then start changing clickers a couple clicks at a time. Once you get close to what feels perfect, change one click at a time until it is right. The right springs and sag are the most important.

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  • Lins

Posted May 04, 2008 - 08:39 AM


Excellent, thanks. Yesterday was his first ride, so we just wanted to find out where to start to get her dialed in, thanks!

  • Bigcr

Posted May 04, 2008 - 03:01 PM


Yup, start with the sag and work from there.

  • Drfletcherdc

Posted May 05, 2008 - 06:40 AM


When I got mind, the front forks weren't the same setting on the clickers. Take them all the way back in and count out. Also, make sure the front forks aren't binding.

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