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2008 WR450F just BNG???

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The did something to the clutch to make it less noisy. It is pretty noisy, especially when the exhaust isn't. Other than that its the same ole bikey :D

Oh they got a thicker heavier gas tank for the evaporative emissions bullshit the EPA/CARB has goin on

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Graphics still looks better than the '07 IMO.

08_wr450f_blue_1_bb328907.jpg

Yeah, but I wasn't gonna wait 2 months and pay a $1500 USD premium for an 08:prof:

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Graphics still looks better than the '07 IMO.

08_wr450f_blue_1_bb328907.jpg

Graphics don't last long on my bike..... just ask my sponsor:busted:

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im curious as to why they didnt put the YZ can on that bike...

Most of you guys over there cry at the slightest bit of noise.

I have seen people on here complain about the stock WR can volumes! :banghead:

But the real reason comes down to emissions. Choke the bike down and you get less exhaust gasses.

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Might be old news to a few of you, but the '08 WR450F is up on the Yamaha website and looks to be just BNG. :confused:

The bike got a complete redesign in '07 and you were expecting what????

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The bike got a complete redesign in '07 and you were expecting what????

My thoughts exactly....it'll be a while before any major changes occur.

Chris

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The bike got a complete redesign in '07 and you were expecting what????

They could have got the SSS suspension for starters.....

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We are so frekn SPOILED here in the USA. We have NO idea how SPOILED we are with 3 or 4 different brands all scratching to outdo each other for our money!

Look what you got: fantastic KLX, WR & for '08 Honda forced to do several noteworthy handling upgrades. For '09 Suzuki will in all likelihood have the first Big-4 Japanese 450 off-road w/ FI. Altitude change? Swap jets? What jets? WE AIN'T GOT NO STINKIN JETS!

We ARE SPOILED ROTTEN!

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Might be old news to a few of you, but the '08 WR450F is up on the Yamaha website and looks to be just BNG. :cool:

http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelfeatures/210/0/features.aspx

If that's the case, there should be no reason to get a '08 over cheap run out '07. :applause:

No joke. Try selling an 05 for any money at all when apparently you can still buy 05's and 06's new around every corner.

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(What is "BNG"? )

My favorite Japanese off-road, except it just arrived spring '07 & they're unavailable used, is the Kawi KLX450F. The primary reason is fit; Im 6-3, 230 lbs wearing only my diaper (big baby huh?). Less important reasons are the Kawi dealer crew & proximity to my trailer park

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the 08 is mostly a carry over of a 07. there are a few things that are changed ,but not really anything worth extra money.

1 a better clutch cage and black covers ( I put in a rekluse )

2 graphix ( I put on a ims fuel tank and yz shrouds)

3 jetting ( I rejetted mine like there is a chance they were right)

4 fuel tank - still too small

so I think you should just get a 07 and get the stuff you want.

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They could have got the SSS suspension for starters.....

WORD, I just bought the SSS forks and slid them on my 07 WR. The best and biggest change I could of made. What I would of expected Yamaha to do, is put the best fork on its bike, not the out dated suspension the 08's showed up with. Jeff S

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Apologies, newb on board: What is "SSS" fork? Cost? (In case an '07-'08 WR450F finds its way into my garage one day.)

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