WR450 08 - How can I view time running?

5 replies to this topic
  • vomitbomb

Posted August 14, 2008 - 02:34 AM


On the FAQ it said to inspect/adjust the valves after break in between 10 - 15 hours of use.. How can I view this on the display? Doesn't seem to have this function, would be easier if it were kms not hours.

I don't know if it makes a difference that this bike was bought in Australia.

  • biker t

Posted August 14, 2008 - 02:45 AM


you can buy an electronic hour meter that picks up the pulse of your plug.

  • William1

Posted August 14, 2008 - 02:48 AM


This is why many riders install hour meters. When running off road, it is not the miles/Km you go but the time running that matters most.

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  • vomitbomb

Posted August 14, 2008 - 02:49 AM



I haven't opened my bike at all (changed the oil etc).. It's at 220kms (135miles) should I take it for another ride before I get the mechanic to do all the necessary adjustments and drainages?

  • cwf340

Posted August 14, 2008 - 02:57 AM


135 miles on it, I would say its time for a oil change and air filter cleaning. I dont think you need to check the valves just yet. But like the others have said get a hour meter, they are only about $30.00.

  • wartsnuff

Posted August 14, 2008 - 09:30 AM


I have got almost 2000km's on my bike.

done 15 oil change's and bought a second air filter.. so i can i have ready..

just clean out the air box and put the fresh filter in..

also i just checked my valve's for the first time...... and they were perfect.

change oil, and then change air filter... repeat. :)



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