2008 yz 450f pilot jet change

does anyone know of an easier way to change the pilot jet out, without having to take ther carb out?

Do you know why it says, "look here first" on the Common Threads Sticky? :cheers:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=556427

Motion Pro makes a ready-made for the purpose screwdriver, but the paper clip trick is still unbeatable.

A 2" inspection mirror is also helpful. :ride:

I find laying the bike on it's right side also makes the process easier. I envy your lack of a starter (in this ONE instance only:smirk:), as it does open up some more room to work with.

loosen the carb boots, rotate the carb as much as possiable and drop the float bowl (4 allen bolts)....thats how i did mine

I also removed the seat, tank and top motor mounts to allow the carb to rotate a little further. not that much more work.

does anyone know of an easier way to change the pilot jet out, without having to take ther carb out?
I also removed the seat, tank and top motor mounts to allow the carb to rotate a little further. not that much more work.

Not easy anymore.....

yeah no special tools needed.

I used the paper clip method on my daughter's YZ250F today. Worked like a charm! :cheers:

Not easy anymore.....

It's all just nuts and bolts. Nothing complicated.. When i was in 5th grade i took off all my plastics and my seat just for fun. You wont learn until you try :cheers:

It's all just nuts and bolts. Nothing complicated.. When i was in 5th grade i took off all my plastics and my seat just for fun. You wont learn until you try :cheers:

Something was lost in translation......

I was commenting on the post of the person who I quoted. His method made it more complicated (IMO) then it needed to be. Hence the "it's not easy anymore" comment.

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