yz 400?


10 replies to this topic
  • rockonayz

Posted February 06, 2009 - 05:34 AM

#1

my friend said they made them in 2 strokes is this true?

  • stevenacarter77

Posted February 06, 2009 - 06:43 AM

#2

they made a 490 !!

  • 02WR426Cali

Posted February 06, 2009 - 07:25 AM

#3

Yeah I'm pretty sure they made them for a few years back in the 70s. Google it

  • DRX350

Posted February 06, 2009 - 07:30 AM

#4

1976-1979/80

They we mean; Too much power, no suspension, and no brakes.
I had a 1979 YZ400 and it hauled serious booty. Probably one of the loudest bikes I've ever heard. You can find them for about $300-$1000 all day long.

It's kinda of a bastard bike, inbetween the famous/good ones.

  • live4speed

Posted February 06, 2009 - 07:39 AM

#5

they made them in the 80's i belive...

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  • stevenacarter77

Posted February 06, 2009 - 08:47 PM

#6

do i smell a motor swap comming on a 1995 yamaha yz 125 to 400 or 490????

  • GENE426

Posted February 06, 2009 - 08:49 PM

#7

YZ400 then a YZ465 then YZ490 smokers all

  • Birdy426

Posted February 06, 2009 - 09:52 PM

#8

...400 and 465 were great bikes for the day, especially the 426...but the 490 was a dog. Could never get 'em jetted right, crappy brakes and unballanced suspension.

  • DRX350

Posted February 07, 2009 - 07:14 AM

#9

The 400 is probably the easiest big bore 2st to start. 2 kicks and vriing.

  • uprightchicken

Posted February 07, 2009 - 12:01 PM

#10

Also the first bike to change the four stroke motocross world forever.....YZ400F. :)

  • rockonayz

Posted February 08, 2009 - 04:09 PM

#11

do i smell a motor swap comming on a 1995 yamaha yz 125 to 400 or 490????


na im not, not yet any way that doesnt seem like to bad of an idea. but for now im good with me 125.





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