proud new of owner of a 01 wr426


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  • rhysieboyy

Posted June 15, 2010 - 12:21 AM

#1

hey guys just bought a o1 wr426 and going to pick it up tomorrow afternoon.i have just a few quick questions for you.
1.whats the best gearing to run for top speed but not to sacrifice to much accelration?id like to do 100mph(160km/h)is that safely possible?my mate reckons his crf450 will top out at 120mph or so.
2.the bike has the stock de comp lever on it and i dont like the positions its in has anyone on here moved to a better look spot?
3.how often should i check the valve clearances?it has done about 2-3thousand(off the top of my head cos im australian haha)
if anyone can answer the questions for that would be most appreciated.
kind regards
rhys

  • YamaLink

Posted June 15, 2010 - 03:36 PM

#2

A CRF450 will not even come close to 120mph with stock gearing. I presume he has a 14/42 or something close?

  • crazylikeafox

Posted June 15, 2010 - 03:41 PM

#3

yeah 120mph w/stock gearing..........thats waaaaaaaaaaaay out there

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  • rhysieboyy

Posted June 16, 2010 - 01:43 AM

#4

i never said the gearing was stock.it has been changed but to what i dont know and can anyone answer my questions seriously??

  • wrrider15

Posted June 16, 2010 - 05:20 PM

#5

why would you want to go 160kmph on a enduro bike? unless it was to do a desert race,even then there is better bikes out there for doing that anyway.

  • ArcticWR400

Posted June 17, 2010 - 04:12 PM

#6

Why not ask your friend what he runs, and start there... that will get you pretty close I would think... I still run stock on my 400 and that's more than fast enough for me... i don't even use 5th gear unless im on the road.




 
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