06 WR 450 Valve Check


7 replies to this topic
  • copley

Posted November 02, 2008 - 03:57 PM

#1

I have about 300 miles on my wr450 mostly trails and a little on a track. Is it time to check the valve clearances? :worthy:

  • buggs bunny

Posted November 02, 2008 - 05:49 PM

#2

how hard do you ride,if you hit the rev limiter alot then you should check um.

my friend has a 06 and it's got more than 800 adult miles and still runs strong.with no adjustment,that's his deal.

my 08 has about 30 adult hours "meaning i haul asss but don't pin it in one gear at rev limiter more than one to two seconds" and it runs awsome but i'm checking them this week.

i would check them to get an idea of how fast they are streaching but unless you really ride on the throttle your probly fine.

  • Just_a_trail_rider

Posted November 02, 2008 - 08:53 PM

#3

I'd wait til about 500 and do it. Then you'll never have to do it again.

  • squid

Posted November 03, 2008 - 12:37 AM

#4

i check my 06 once a year they haven't moved yet and it's adult ridden and ridden hard with about 1500 miles on it .

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  • yz-dwg

Posted November 03, 2008 - 01:41 PM

#5

ditto what squid said, but I would check them anyhow, easy to do......

  • copley

Posted November 05, 2008 - 04:59 PM

#6

thanks

  • Martys

Posted November 06, 2008 - 07:26 AM

#7

If you're not sure how to check them, http://www.motopowervideo.com has a DVD that walks you through it. There are DVD's on forks, shocks, top ends, carbs, bearings and basic maintenance too.

  • tribalbc

Posted November 06, 2008 - 11:24 AM

#8

The motopower vids are good. Good tips and they show you how to do alot of things with common tools rather than buying the specialty tool :worthy:




 
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