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simon@vic

Differences between 07 450 and 2011 450?

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im looking for a slightly lighter race bike and am set on jumping ship back to a wr450. my 2005 525exc is great fun bike to ride but in races i know im faster on a wr450. i have done my searching but no luck. my last wr450 was a 2004.

2007- first year of aluminum frame, new engine?

2008- BNG?

2009- BNG?

2010- changes?

2011- BNG?

please fill me in. i can smell blue but need to know what lightly used year model i should be looking for.

thank you

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thank you. the link was helpful.

but its missing the 2010 wr450 and 2008 doesn't say if it is changed from 07 (im assuming it wasn't changed at all).

07-08-09 all the same and 2010-11 new?

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I know of no changes on the WR-450F from 2007 to 2011 models, other than decals and price, so from 2007 and up, it's the same machine.

There was no 2010 model sold in the USA.

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Yep, the numbers on the tag are the main diff at my local dealers. Still a few years-old WR on the floor.

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that is good to know.

there are some good deals on 07-08 bikes!!

i race all the island off-road events and some of the PNWMA events.

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