Do YZ 450 have more engine Noise then the CR's


7 replies to this topic
  • Qwkrhino

Posted September 18, 2008 - 06:21 PM

#1

I just picked up an used 06 YZ 450 and seems to run well but the engine makes more nosies at idle compared to my 07 CR 450. I had my dealer check it out and adjust the Valves and they told me in looked good "justed needed a little adjustment" and the noises are normal and ok. Still worries me a little. :excuseme:

  • sean3239

Posted September 18, 2008 - 06:51 PM

#2

I cannot make the comparison you talk about because I have only owned Yamaha. However, I can say that all of the Yamis I have had 03, 06 and 08 450's have made quite a bit of noise at idle. I believe they made some tolerance changes in the 08 that was suppose to quiet it somewhat, but I cannot tell. Even with all that noise, every single one of them has ran like a champ. I would not worry about it, its just the way it is...:excuseme:

  • grayracer513

Posted September 18, 2008 - 06:51 PM

#3

They are, in fact, cacophonous. The aluminum frame exaggerates it compared with the older steel one. A lot of the noise is the result of primary gear backlash, which was reduced in the '08.

  • ivesy

Posted September 18, 2008 - 06:53 PM

#4

I did the same thing when I first got my 06, took it straight back to a dealer to make sure the amount of engine noise was normal. It ended up being completely fine though and still is after 75hrs.

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  • Qwkrhino

Posted September 18, 2008 - 07:47 PM

#5

Thanks guys I read a little more on it and it sound like the 06 & 07's are just noise beasts. Thanks for the replies it make be feel better. Can't wait to ride it this weekend.

  • CRFsean

Posted September 18, 2008 - 07:51 PM

#6

Ya mine is like that too, especially with the skid plate on.

  • WB450

Posted September 19, 2008 - 07:13 AM

#7

To quite it down add a skid plate.:excuseme: Just kidding, if you do choose to get a skid plate expect to get much more noise than you have now.

  • mazzuca21366

Posted September 19, 2008 - 12:20 PM

#8

My 08 is noisy at idle. Once you get the revs up it settles down. Dont forget the motor is set up to haul ass, so its gonna make a little racket!





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