2008 YZ450F front wheel question

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  • Scooter426

Posted May 30, 2008 - 05:58 PM


I just bought a new 2008 YZ450F and still have a spare set of older (2004) YZ450 rims. The rear appears to fit fine, but the front is obviously not the same. Can someone explain what I need to do to get the front to fit. Is it just bearings/etc or is the spacing all wrong for brake/etc. I am hoping the hubs are the same??? I would like to make some Supermoto rims again!!!!



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  • KJ790

Posted May 30, 2008 - 06:57 PM


The front hubs are the same. The only difference between the two are the axle and the right spacer. Use the wheel spacers off your 08 and it will fit.

  • Scooter426

Posted May 30, 2008 - 07:49 PM


thanks KJ,
It does fit. Just spacers and different axle. The brake rotor fits just fine. I had heard that they were way different. Glad I saved my old wheels.

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