HEADS UP!!!

Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Zach0509

I Need More

5 posts in this topic

Okay,

Here is a fun one... I'm ready to get more out of my bike. It's a 2005 WR 450 and it's not had anything done to it. It's pretty stock. The shop I bought it at said that he had done all the free mods (throttle stop, air box, etc...) although, nothing was done to the exhaust. What are the best things I can do to get more power out of my bike, and how much of a difference will each change make?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

First, verify the free mods were done, dealers lie. Next, either gut the stock pipe or get an aftermarket system. Then, jet the bike properly. You can then put in a YZ exhaust cam. Another option...try a big bore kit. Finally, KTM 525...SC

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When I bought mine they had changed the throttle stop and cut the grey wire.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can only speak for myself.....but after the all of the free mods and a slip on muffler, I don't need anymore power. It's got plenty everywhere. If your short on cash, go with the PMB insert and start saving for a new muffler.

I just bought the White Brothers E2 and am very happy. A lot of our fellow TT'ers are also going with the Dr. D. Check them out. You won't be sorry.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Something is not right there dude. Check and ensure the dealer did the mods. I am bettin he pulled the throttle stop and that was about it. Pull your seat and ensure he pulled out the airbox limiter in there, air-holes in the right kick panel and, indeed pulled the grey wire. Let alone the jetting. Also, pull the exhaust restrictor out of the end of the muffler. TT sells the insert.

Just cause a dealer says it is so, doesn't mean it is. They are there to make money not give you freebies. A buddy out here when he got his just had the throttle stop pulled out. Still had all the pollution crap, insert and grey wire with stock needle.

Check your six, then take her out again.:bonk::naughty::D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0