What Do I Upgrade next?

10 replies to this topic
  • ekulb14

Posted November 04, 2012 - 03:39 PM


Hey TT,

I have a 2006 yz450f runs great and i love it. Suspension is done, new sprockets and chain ect.... so whats next? Im looking for a practical upgrade. I dont care too much about looks, think power and weight.

  • CR250_182

Posted November 04, 2012 - 04:12 PM


Have you done exhaust? I wouldn't worry to much about weight

  • ekulb14

Posted November 05, 2012 - 11:28 AM


I have a aftermarket header and a stock exhaust , so maybe a slip on would be good.

  • crf450319

Posted November 05, 2012 - 03:52 PM


Oversized front brake rotor went on my bike before I rode it, maybe an accelerator pump cover, and of course jetting if you go with a slip on.

  • poppa

Posted November 05, 2012 - 06:58 PM


New boots and a stabilizer!

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • FinchFan194

Posted November 05, 2012 - 07:34 PM


After suspension I would say an oversize front rotor or a steering stabilizer is your next bang for your buck!

  • trickedout

Posted November 09, 2012 - 01:35 PM


What about a Boyesen Super Cooler water pump? Can really help temps in low speed technical riding.

  • ekulb14

Posted November 09, 2012 - 04:35 PM


i ride 100% track so not much slow technical stuff for me.

  • FinchFan194

Posted November 09, 2012 - 06:12 PM


Is your suspension revalved or just rebuilt?

  • aja342

Posted November 09, 2012 - 09:10 PM


Air Screw and Quick Shot Carb mods, Big front brake, DR.D radiator lowering kit, and a Slip on....and a bunch of air-filters so you can ride non-stop. I loved my '06 and should of kept it for an extra bike.

  • CaptainKnobby

Posted November 09, 2012 - 10:27 PM


Flexx handlebars would be a complimate to your suspension.

Related Content


James Stewart back on a YZ450F by YamaLink

Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  47 replies

Is it worth it? (Cam and High compression piston) by macgi77

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   CRF 150/230 F/L
  • Hot  36 replies

Should I buy this bike? help....... by Numsa Hul

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • * * * * *
  • 10 replies

05 yz450f not fast enough by RedeyeYZ

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • Hot  38 replies

The "going back to the other darkside" adventure... by Monk

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250/350/450/505 SX-F & XC-F (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  113 replies

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.