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Stroker06

What # of teeth do you have?

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I just rode my new '07 YZ450F this past weekend.:applause::p I had a WR250F before and liked the 13/53 gearing it came with for trail riding like I do. I am needing to change the rear 49 that this bike came with( never got out of 3rd gear), but I am not sure the tooth count to use. The parts guy at the dealer said he uses a 50T on his bike. My question is will this be enough to trail ride or should I go to a higher tooth count, because of the different tranny gearing between the WR and the YZ?:eek:

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I'm running a 50T on my 2006, which has the same gearing I believe, and I like it a lot. Feels like the perfect medium. I think that if you put a 51T you will be shifting a lot more than necessary... but it would definatley feel beastly and torquey! Good luck!:eek:

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13/48 and I just ride the single track a little faster, I think the stock gearing is good because it doesn't give up a whole lot of top end for the wide open parts.

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First off, forget about comparing whatever gearing you had on your WR250 to your YZ450 because the two bikes have exactly **nothing** to do with each other.

If you think that you would like to gear your 450 down a little bit then go ahead and do it but rather than change out the rear sprocket I would go down a tooth on the front. Way less expensive and makes more of a difference.

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running 13/51 in woods and i shift a bit too...but you just can't tame the 426...

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running stock for mx style tracks. 13/49

think i want to go to a 14/51 or 52

been hitting the rev limiter in 3rd a bunch lately and 4th is too scary.

would like to get a little more out of 3rd gear.

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We went down one on the back to 13/48 for the extra speed in the desert. Hasn't hurt for MX so far. I may try a 14/50 (net 2 teeth down on the stock setup) next.

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We went down one on the back to 13/48 for the extra speed in the desert. Hasn't hurt for MX so far. I may try a 14/50 (net 2 teeth down on the stock setup) next.

i did 14/49 for desert for a couple rides. technical SUCKED! scarred out of my mind. you had to keep the rev's up and found myself going to 2nd way to much.

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running stock for mx style tracks. 13/49

think i want to go to a 14/51 or 52

14/52 is the same as what you currently have (within 6%), and 14/51 equates to 13/48.

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14/52 is the same as what you currently have (within 6%), and 14/51 equates to 13/48.

i have a 14 tooth that i rode 4 times. need to replace the chain and rear. so i figured just get a new chain and a 51 (thanks for the tip) rear and use the 14 i have.

not optimal but gas prices are putting a dent on my bike budget.

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I'm running the stock gearing on my 03 YZ450F 14/48

I just got rid of my old renthal sprockets which was 14/49

I like my new gearing for woods, but my old gearing was perfect for the tracks maybe a 50T

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