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xorron5

2009 YZ450F before u take for a spin

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Hi, so i read that before u ride an new mx bike it requiers GREASE ,

and that u need to strip the bike in parts and grease the hell out of it..

so whats the prosedure :D

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Grease your steering stem bearings, both wheels axles, all linkage pivot points including the swing arm. I also pull out the chain adjuster bolts and put grease on them. It's not fun but it will save you money and headaches in the long run.

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I don't really think its necessary to greese everything. I didn't greese my old 04 yz450 and it held up fine for 4 years.

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I'm guilty of not greasing some new bikes (along with not tightening spokes or checking air filter or engine oil levels), but others I will take the time; those bikes are usually purchased during a big snow storm where no one can even leave the driveway.

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Yamaha as far as i know does not put a liberal amount of grease in their bearings. You should or must check all bearings and grease accordingly period.

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