Does anybody know the actual weight difference between the two (with all fluids and full tank of gas)?? I'm in the market for another 426 or 450, sold my '01 awhile ago and switched to a 250F. Now I'm heading back to the bigger bike but can't decide if the 450 is really THAT much better bike. I loved my old 426, the starting drill was NEVER an issue (started 1st or 2nd kick everytime), the bike was bulletproof, the 5speed was nice, an overall good bike. Except for the weight issue. The 426 was a bit heavy, thats why I went to the 250F. Everybody talks about how good the '03-'04 450 is, so I'm "weighing" my options. I'm finding '01-'02 426's for $2900-3900 and '03-'04 450's for $4k and up. I'm in SoCal, so prices are higher. I want to get the most bang for my buck. any input would be appreciated.