2006 yz450f...regear or weighted flywheel

Hey i have a 2006 yz450 that i bought with a weighted flywheel ...ride woods and some mx track ..bike has tons of power but im looking for a little more punch when exiting burms in 2 or 3 gear ...new to tt so be easy on me ...just looking for some sugestions ..thanks

What is the current gearing?

When you put a new piston in use a high compression piston. I have never tried but heard good things about it.

14 / 49 ..stock gearing ...bike has plenty of power but as i have only had it 9 months i will never use it all lol..seems like by the time i get the power im allready goin way too fast if that makes scence ...traction is great on slow up hills so im afraid to loose that w the flywheel so i though maybe a 50 tooth rear

14 / 49 ..stock gearing ...bike has plenty of power but as i have only had it 9 months i will never use it all lol..seems like by the time i get the power im allready goin way too fast if that makes scence ...traction is great on slow up hills so im afraid to loose that w the flywheel so i though maybe a 50 tooth rear

. Go up to 50 or 51 on the rear sprocket that will cure it and won't touch top end enough for you to notice I would go 51 in the rear the spacing between 2-3 are pretty far apart I'm going 51 on my 14 450 it def needs it.

14/49 is NOT the stock gearing.  Stock is 13/49, and it should be fine for most tracks, give or take a tooth or two in back as an adjustment for some particular problem spot on course.  Switch out that front sprocket or count it again.

Yeah ur right recounted and its 14 up front ...so someone swapped out before i got the bike ...drop back down to 13 in the front before messing w the rear ???

Why would they go up on the front .??..maybe thats the whole problem im having huh? Thanks for the advise

Why would they go up on the front .??..maybe thats the whole problem im having huh? Thanks for the advise

Warp speed?

Ok what i have on the bike i bought is 14/50 ...is this my low end torque issue ??

Yes, switch back to the 13 and you will have more torque at lower speeds.  Taller gearing could be for more open areas or to tame the hit.

They went up on the front to go faster.  (or they were confused)  One up tooth at the front is roughly 3 off at the back, and it's not easy to find 46 tooth rears.  Fronts are also $15-25 while rears are like $45 and up.  Either way, you won't be able to correctly gear the bike for MX with a 14 on it, so you need to start with that. 

Right on guys ...thank you for all the input ..gonna drop a 13 ..leave the rear at 50 for now and see how it rides ...thanks again for the help everyone ! Ride on ...

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