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wheredgo84

2016 yz450f vs 60th edition yz450f

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Such a little price diffrence. Is it worth it for the 60th year edition. Buying the bike next week and was looking for some insite on the topic. THx in advance :)

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Theres a price diff? I honestly prefer my blue yam over the yellow stuff. The bikes won't be worth any more when you go to sell them either. If it's like a 500$ price gap you can do that whole cycra plastics kit which has the thinner shrouds and a pipe.

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I think it's a $100 difference. There is no mechanical difference, just colour...

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Theres a price diff? I honestly prefer my blue yam over the yellow stuff. The bikes won't be worth any more when you go to sell them either. If it's like a 500$ price gap you can do that whole cycra plastics kit which has the thinner shrouds and a pipe.

If you're talking short run, no money to be made but in 20 or 30 years if the world stays relatively stable I would imagine these bikes would be like gold.

Edit- Just kidding, I just realized that everyone will swap plastics

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If you're talking short run, no money to be made but in 20 or 30 years if the world stays relatively stable I would imagine these bikes would be like gold.

at least a clean one. If I was able to. I'd buy the 16 2 and 450 fs and put them on a wall till they were worth a lot. Sell em each . I see what you mean. But I bet in a 30-40 year timespan that these bikes will be your grandpas trash in the shed. I'm not meaning that in a bad way. By all means. Give me a 1985 maico 2 stroke and I would enjoy it!
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at least a clean one. If I was able to. I'd buy the 16 2 and 450 fs and put them on a wall till they were worth a lot. Sell em each . I see what you mean. But I bet in a 30-40 year timespan that these bikes will be your grandpas trash in the shed. I'm not meaning that in a bad way. By all means. Give me a 1985 maico 2 stroke and I would enjoy it!

Disagree on the trash part.. Look at all the vintage bikes and what they are worth now. Same concept. Lot of differences though I will admit.

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OK cool thx for all the imput. I'll get a blue one and just replace the plastics with yellow when these ones get super nasty. Oh and any recommendation on exhaust. I don't want fmf tho. I want something that will stand out

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None of them are unique.  They're mass produced. 

 

Interesting level of vanity at work when the concern is over "standing out" as opposed to performance.

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OK cool thx for all the imput. I'll get a blue one and just replace the plastics with yellow when these ones get super nasty. Oh and any recommendation on exhaust. I don't want fmf tho. I want something that will stand out

 

If you buy the blue bike you can buy a pro circuit titanium exhaust. When it turns blue you can and ooh and aah all the twelve year old's on the block. Low_zpsslxrmdln.jpg

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I think Yamaha killed it with the factory graphics this year. I don't think the price increase is worth it. What are you really getting for the extra money, besides different color plastics and seat? The limited edition looks cool, I guess, but I think the blue looks much better. That's what I went with last week.

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I think Yamaha killed it with the factory graphics this year. I don't think the price increase is worth it. What are you really getting for the extra money, besides different color plastics and seat? The limited edition looks cool, I guess, but I think the blue looks much better. That's what I went with last week.

ya I'm going wi th blue. I got a quote today for about 10,000$ that includes title swap but no tabs. How much such I try to haggle them for a good price?

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I got the bike with the tuner for $8700 out the door and they gave me the tuner for $225 (25% off). So they definitely have room to work with you. Where are you located?

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I got the bike with the tuner for $8700 out the door and they gave me the tuner for $225 (25% off). So they definitely have room to work with you. Where are you located?

the shop I'm going to is cycle barn in smokey point wa

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I always take the oem plastic off and save it. Put it back on when you sell it and you have a new, no numbers on the plates looking bike.

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I always take the oem plastic off and save it. Put it back on when you sell it and you have a new, no numbers on the plates looking bike.

thx for the advice :) also my funds got pushed back so gonna have to wait tell early spring so like 5-7 weeks. Maybe it will drop in price hahaha Edited by wheredgo84

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