09 yz450 handling

4 replies to this topic
  • AndyM1022

Posted September 11, 2009 - 08:55 AM


How much will moving the rear 5mm forward due adding one tooth to the rear affect handling? If it affects handling should I add a link to the chain or move the forks up in the clamps?

  • grayracer513

Posted September 11, 2009 - 10:03 AM


Not noticeably.

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  • AndyM1022

Posted September 11, 2009 - 11:34 AM


Not noticeably.

Thank you grey.

  • Rider_727

Posted September 11, 2009 - 11:59 AM


Not noticeably.

Yeah maybe if your a pro rider or a very experienced test rider you MIGHT notice a difference other wise no..

  • AndyM1022

Posted September 11, 2009 - 01:27 PM


Thanks for the replys. I thought moving the forks up or down 5mm or changing the sag 5mm is a somewhat big change. Thats why I thought moving the rear wheel would be noticable. I would usually just go test this myself but i don't get much track time. I liked the way it handled before, so if it was going to make a difference I would have just purchased a new chain and left it a link longer.

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