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450 rod

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Does anyone know what company makes a good connecting rod for the 450? I have a YFZ450s and the rod bearing let go on me so I want something stronger. Any thoughts?

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not sure about the 450, but I know that a Falicon rod out of a stroker CRF fits a 426 with a few extra base gaskets. In my opinion, Falicon is as good as it gets, and priced accordingly.

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Could you send me more info on this mod I'm curious to know what the actual height the cylinder needs to be raised, would this be stonger and better for a 440

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Their site has been updated since I was there last. They now list a rod especially for the 450. Or maybe a 502cc stroker kit is what you need?

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Thanks Hamish! I dont know about the stroker cz I want something reliable cz I'm planning on racing and trail riding.

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I know a guy that builds 4cyl bike engines for use in speedway cars. They make almost 200Hp at the wheels. He's been doing it for 20 years and yet to have a Falicon rod fail. Carillos are good for a few seasons only. The Falicon rod just looks like a well engineered product.

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Well I think I just found my rod! :thumbsup: Thanks for the help! This place is better than anyother forum!

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