09 yz 450 f swing arm


4 replies to this topic
  • cablemonkey334

Posted February 08, 2009 - 09:16 PM

#1

besides the swingarm is the linkage differnt from the one on the 08 450 ? i rode a 09 this weekend a liked the way it turned an felt , an i beleive this was one of the only big changes they made this year. also wonder what a swingarm cost ?

  • mywifefarts

Posted February 08, 2009 - 09:42 PM

#2

I know the rising rate is the same so the geometry of the new linkage must also be the same. I'm not good at math nor am I an engineer so I'm not sure If both linkages are interchangeable. I think the major diference between the two year yzf's is less unsprung weight on the '09 but that was acheived through various ways including but not limited to a different swing arm.

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  • 426 NOOB

Posted February 08, 2009 - 10:48 PM

#3

besides the swingarm is the linkage differnt from the one on the 08 450 ? i rode a 09 this weekend a liked the way it turned an felt , an i beleive this was one of the only big changes they made this year. also wonder what a swingarm cost ?



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  • YamaLink

Posted February 09, 2009 - 05:23 AM

#4

Your username..... the best! :)

I know the rising rate is the same so the geometry of the new linkage must also be the same. I'm not good at math nor am I an engineer so I'm not sure If both linkages are interchangeable. I think the major diference between the two year yzf's is less unsprung weight on the '09 but that was acheived through various ways including but not limited to a different swing arm.



  • grayracer513

Posted February 09, 2009 - 07:41 AM

#5

Yamaha p/n:34P-22110-00-00 $554.78

Anyone considering "upgrading" to the new swing arm should be aware that the '09 axle is larger, so you'll need a different rear wheel for any such swap, too.





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