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wr450 2003

Wr 450

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Hey guys I am looking at buying a wr 450. I use my bike for transportation and put about 800 miles a month on it. I live in Belize and our roads are bad so I want a dirt bike. Will the engine hold up fine if I change the gear ratio? Another thing what are the best tires for running both pavement and off-road? What is the best oil for that bike?

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WR is a great bike, but IMHO I think youre better of with an XT...

Though heavier...

But for your purposes better suited...

Maybe only thing to alter would be suspention...

Good luck with your choice!

Edited by patrick2wd

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Id look for a 660..

Maybe even the Ténéré model..

Not sure if thats available @your end...

Edited by patrick2wd

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I'm running a 15/46 tooth setup on my '08 450 for highway speeds.  It cruises along at 65mph easily now.  With the stock gearing (13/50) it started getting buzzy around 45mph on the pavement.  

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