Warranties

Hi Guys, I just got my new 08 wr450f:ride: :busted: It cam e with a six month warranty from the Yamaha dealer in Pretoria South Africa, why do you guys in the states only get 30 days? I find it wierd.

why do you guys in the states only get 30 days?

because we ride them harder than you guys!:busted:

he he:) Ever heard of the Roof of Africa Rally! ? Botswana Desert 1000, its our Baja!

he he:) Ever heard of the Roof of Africa Rally! ? Botswana Desert 1000, its our Baja!

no but i do know baja and i would love to go to another country and ride

Here in Ohio, I beleive I get a 6 month warranty from Yamaha as well, I just called the dealer a few days ago asking if my (lol..) front fork seals were covered, he said no. lol.. but I originally called to see if I purchased a warranty with my bike (i didnt, bad idea? not sure). But yeah, he told me yamaha gives theyre bikes a 6 month factory warranty.

Directly from Yamaha's site. The last line says 30 days limited warranty. Not sure how people are getting 6 months? Is that an extended warranty or standard?

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2008 WR450F

MSRP* $7,199 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from August 2007

Engine

Type 449cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 5 titanium valves

Bore x Stroke 95.0mm x 63.4mm

Compression Ratio 12.3:1

Carburetion FCR-MX39 x 1

Ignition CDI

Transmission Constant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch

Final Drive Chain Drive

Chassis

Suspension/Front Inverted fork; fully adjustable, 11.8-in travel

Suspension/Rear Single shock; fully adjustable, 12-in travel

Brakes/Front Hydraulic single disc brake, 250mm

Brakes/Rear Hydraulic single disc brake, 245mm

Tires/Front 80/100-21 51M

Tires/Rear 110/100-18 64M

Dimensions

Length 85.6 in

Width 32.5 in

Height 51.0 in

Seat Height 38.6 in

Wheelbase 58.5 in

Ground Clearance 14.4 in

Dry Weight 248 lb

Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal

Other

Warranty 30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)

its 30 days on racing bikes..too bad mine was not listed as a streetbike it was plated b4 i sent in the paperwork

The warranty is 30 days from the factory. However, there is a "loophole" in Yamaha warranty law where you can buy an extended warranty for up to 3 years.

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