New 2006 YZ450F

I've already ridden red, but my local dealer has a new 2006 YZ450F that I can get a deal on.

I haven't followed Yamaha in the past - Are there any known issues with this model that I should know of?

Thanks!!!

I've already ridden red, but my local dealer has a new 2006 YZ450F that I can get a deal on.

I haven't followed Yamaha in the past - Are there any known issues with this model that I should know of?

Thanks!!!

my 2cents: :busted:

no real mechanical issues - some change the Cam Chain after 30-50hrs due to stretching. There have been a few failures

Stock Bar bend is too low, chain is junk - typical Yamaha

Some complain of turning 06/07 - and front wheel washing out and not sticking in ruts - Tires and clamps can fix 90% of this

Best motor from the 06-08 series powerwise.

Stock suspension is really good unless you are over 200lbs then it will need springs and/or revalve

very very reliable valvetrain - typical Yamaha

Yup, get a new chain before you even ride it once. This will make the sprockets last a long time. Other than that, just change things for personal preference to make it fit you better (bar bend, tall seat, pegs, etc)

I've already ridden red, but my local dealer has a new 2006 YZ450F that I can get a deal on.

I haven't followed Yamaha in the past - Are there any known issues with this model that I should know of?

Thanks!!!

Where do live in Indiana?

How much you getting it for?

am looking for a new bike too

Just curious of good deal

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