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maybe buy a 2010 yz450f?

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I was looking around the locol yamaha dealer and i seen 2 brand new 2010's sittin in the corner. they said they would make me a good deal if i wanted 2 trade. i got an 07 450 and was wondering if it would be a very good deal. i dont know wat the price would be my bike has a lexx slip on but it has a torqued front fender other than that it is fairly nice. any thoughts would be nice... thanks

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they are jerky on/off compared to carb.

they dont have much topend but the power on these things does rip.

suspension is good.

just do it.

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Going riding today for the first time on mine. Bought a 2010 yesterday its doesn't seem to have been rode much. came with full Dr. D and extra sprockets. I cant wait.

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They are great! Had my first real ride yesterday, I love the power, I have a large carcas (102kg) so its perfect,

The throttle jerk is not as bad as I thought, and it feels as light or heavy as my 250f

The stock susp needs some work for me, I found the forks dive a lot, and skip and deflect over small rocks and square edge, the shock is good, I need a stiffer spring , and I am going to install the pro circuit longer linkage arm, apparently this lowers the rear slightly which balances the bike out better

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The 2007 is a nice bike but will not even come close to turning/handling the tighter stuff like the 2008+ all things being equal.

The 2010 does improve dramatically with a new suspension link. Takes away the nervous skipping on high-speed braking bumps and lets it settle in ruts better. If you are on the border of needing a heavier spring with the stock setup consider a heavier spring with an aftermarket link to achieve proper race and free sag AND then reset sag.

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