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Will 2012 YZ450 Fork springs fit into a 2012 WR?

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Hey guys I'm having troubles finding springs for my 2012 WR450 but it's easy to find YZ ones. I heard they are now using the same forks which makes me think it should work....

 

 I need the forks much stiffer so I was think about trying 0.50 KG springs.

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07-09 yz450f

07-13 yz250f

08-14 yz125

08-14 yz250

 

These look compatible according to the parts website.

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07-09 yz450f

07-13 yz250f

08-14 yz125

08-14 yz250

These look compatible according to the parts website.

Which parts website are you referring to? Thanks

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I went to yamahapart.com but you can go anywhere that sells genuine yamaha parts.  There's spring part numbers in the "alternate for chassis" section.  If you search for a part number and click on "where used" it lists a bunch of bikes.

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I went to yamahapart.com but you can go anywhere that sells genuine yamaha parts. There's spring part numbers in the "alternate for chassis" section. If you search for a part number and click on "where used" it lists a bunch of bikes.

Awesome thank you

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You are going to need to purchase from someone so why not give one of the suspension shops a call. They usually will have what you want for springs, its part of their business. Call Pro Circuit , RG3, RaceTech, Motion Pro  or any of the other 30 or so out there I bet they will have what you need.

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07-09 yz450f

07-13 yz250f

08-14 yz125

08-14 yz250

 

These look compatible according to the parts website.

Am I missing something here? There may be compatible with each other but you don't list the WR450 here.

I believe these are the dimensions of the springs on the 2 different bikes. Got them off the Racetech website.

YZ450 43.6 x472mm

WR450 44.0. x 455mm

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I think the yz450f got new forks in 2010.  There's probably lots of other springs that fit.  I'm no expert.

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