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Pics of my 04 YZ450F

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Thought I would share some pics. I picked up this bike a a few weeks ago and have been setting it up for trail riding.

So far:

+2 Teeth on the rear

-1 on the front

IMS Tank

Kickstand

Works Connection Frame Guard

Works Connection Skid Plate

Brush guards that I had laying around (Probably replace with something sturdier)

New Plastics (Acerbis)

Also had to replace some stock odds and ends.

Bike came jetted, piped and the suspension was tuned. Haven't been able to see if the suspension suites me yet.

Will likely add some radiator guards and maybe even a rekluse. But not sure about the rekluse yet. The terrain I ride in certainly warrants one.

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It would look a lot nicer if you went back to the stock tank. I hate the way those big desert tanks look on bikes. Unless you are planning to ride it across the country, there's no reason for one on a 4-stroke.

Besides that's a awful lot of extra weight to throw around.

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Sorry man, but that is ugly in my opinion, but in not really into the dessert or woods looking bike, but if you are then, good job, im sure it's a good weapon in the woods.

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I hate the way those big desert tanks look on bikes. Unless you are planning to ride it across the country, there's no reason for one on a 4-stroke.

What is the range on a stock tank? 45 miles? If you are planning on doing any enduros, scrambles or just exploring a little further past the truck, the desert tank is awesome.

Besides that's a awful lot of extra weight to throw around.

The weight sits pretty low. Besides, he doesn't have to top off before each ride.

Nice looking bike by the way.

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45 miles? You feel the need to go more than 45 miles on a yz450?

Damn,...my ass would be raw!

It's still a nice bike...except for the tank:busted:

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45 miles? You feel the need to go more than 45 miles on a yz450?

Damn,...my ass would be raw!

It's still a nice bike...except for the tank:busted:

You must either rock the motocross track all day or camp renegade.

45 miles is nothing. Single track in the mountains is usually around 60 miles a day, and we usually put on 100+ miles (one fill up at a gas station) a day in the desert.:applause:

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Norcal nailed it, the last enduro in NJ (Sandy Lane, I didn't go to this one, just using it as an example) was about 60-70 miles. They do have gas stops if nessessary, but mostly I'd just prefer not to think about it.

What is the range on a stock tank? 45 miles? If you are planning on doing any enduros, scrambles or just exploring a little further past the truck, the desert tank is awesome.

The weight sits pretty low. Besides, he doesn't have to top off before each ride.

Nice looking bike by the way.

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The bike looks good :applause:

Offroad isn't about bling..it's about function.

A Rekluse for offroading a 4 speed MX bike is the hot ticket. They offer a 30 day money back guarantee so you have nothing to lose trying one.

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Bike looks good, i'm not a huge fan of the way those tanks look either, but i've been known to go on some pretty lenghtly trail rides up in vt / nh and its nice not to be worried about gas

edit: where in ny are you from? i'm in upstate

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Actually a set of lights is also on my "maybe" list. Not because I ride in the dark, but because the enduro events require it. I started doing some research on adding lights to a YZ450 on this site. Seems I need a WR stator\flywheel and a light kit but any feedback would be appreciated.

7/10 for off-roadin beauty. Add a set of lights, a little more armor and a rekluse and you get a 10/10 in my book.

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I'm in the area that people from NYC think is upstate, Orange County which is of course far from actually being "upstate".

Bike looks good, i'm not a huge fan of the way those tanks look either, but i've been known to go on some pretty lenghtly trail rides up in vt / nh and its nice not to be worried about gas

edit: where in ny are you from? i'm in upstate

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Actually a set of lights is also on my "maybe" list. Not because I ride in the dark, but because the enduro events require it. I started doing some research on adding lights to a YZ450 on this site. Seems I need a WR stator\flywheel and a light kit but any feedback would be appreciated.
You cannot use the stator from any other YZF on a '03-'05 YZ 450. Only the YZF stator will fit. There are aftermarket units available, but not great ones. Search the topic.

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Congrats...that is a great looking ride! Looks like you have a really nice piece of land there as well.

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looks tight we should trade seats and hand guards ,no really i wanna get some off those hand guards can you post some pics on how they mount on the bars

carbon fiber looks sweet

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i dont really see to many YZ450s. People usually have CRF450Rs, but your bike looks all rite

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