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Got my new 450 now what do I need to get ready for the Dunes??

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WoW got the bike and it is sweet should be nice compared to my old yz490 :naughty: I mean the 490 had lots of power but was a pig or at least it felt like it. I have done lots of searching on Paddle tires but no one can agree on what’s the best paddle?? Should I go 8 or 10 I ride in St. Anthony so its really steep and the 10 worked great on my 490 but will the 450 pull it?? Also what is the best type??? I had a chin sing or something like that but is there better paddles out there?? What about the ones with the ribs in the center??? :naughty: Also what do you guys to protect your bikes from the sand?? Airbox, shocks ect. Also should I gear the bike?? I am going to run the stock chain for a weekend and the replace it.

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I've ran both the Cheng Shin and the Kings rear paddle; if you can fit it, the kings is much better. I run an 8, a 10 will bog down IMHO in heavy sand.

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What makes the kings better??? I wish I could run a 10. Should I gear the bike if so what would be the best gearing and should I go steal? What about jetting and the airfilter??

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Kings has deeper paddles, ribs in the center of the paddle itself, and small ribs on the sides of the tires to keep it stable.

I run stock gearing, 14/50. I run JD kit w/ Indy's recommendations w/ good luck, #40 Leak Jet, Twin Air filter, and a steel rear sprocket.

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