Just bought a WR450F :)

I just bough my WR450F yay!

So I have the button start but I don't like that for the fact that someone could just press the button on my bike and go with it :) So I have the key barrel and would like to change it so how do I swap the button start to the key switch? I feel its another safety precaution :D

Thanks, it's a 2008 model btw :D

Can't wait to ride it :lol: yayayayay

Do a search, and lots of good info will show up. Congrats on the bike! And Welcome to the Yamaha fraternity!!!

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I just bough my WR450F yay!

So I have the button start but I don't like that for the fact that someone could just press the button on my bike and go with it :) So I have the key barrel and would like to change it so how do I swap the button start to the key switch? I feel its another safety precaution :D

Thanks, it's a 2008 model btw :D

Can't wait to ride it :lol: yayayayay

Just get a disc brake alarm for 23 bucks shipped and use that. If the bike is moved it gives a quick warning, then after the alarm goes

Just get a disc brake alarm for 23 bucks shipped and use that. If the bike is moved it gives a quick warning, then after the alarm goes

My thoughts exactly.... Don't go messing with the electrical system.

Nice buy. Welcome to the fold.

Just get a disc brake alarm for 23 bucks shipped and use that. If the bike is moved it gives a quick warning, then after the alarm goes

The thing is, my bike is at my grandparents house so yeah it will need every deterrent possible.

Nice buy. Welcome to the fold.

Thanks :)

My thoughts exactly.... Don't go messing with the electrical system.

Just get a disc brake alarm for 23 bucks shipped and use that. If the bike is moved it gives a quick warning, then after the alarm goes

Again, its not at my house so if someone wants it, i'm f***ed.

I have the keyed ignition sitting here right now and it has a sort of how do you say, it looks like an 8 pin cpu power cord for a pc motherboard if you know what I mean? kind of like this;

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On my wr450 07 there was a plug under the dash that connected to the on/off button (next to the dash) that the keyed ignition plugs into. Simply changing a push button for the key switch

If it is semi long term week or so just disconect the switch. 1 screw. I have a magnetic reed switch on mine so all I have to do is pull the little magnet and it will run.

Again, its not at my house so if someone wants it, i'm f***ed.

I have the keyed ignition sitting here right now and it has a sort of how do you say, it looks like an 8 pin cpu power cord for a pc motherboard if you know what I mean? kind of like this;

Understood. But having a keyed switch will not stop anyone from stealing it. It will only stop them from starting it. At least it would stop them for about 5 minutes after they quietly roll it away. This is why we suggested a disk lock. Personally, I use a regular padlock around the rear sprocket.

Understood. But having a keyed switch will not stop anyone from stealing it. It will only stop them from starting it. At least it would stop them for about 5 minutes after they quietly roll it away. This is why we suggested a disk lock. Personally, I use a regular padlock around the rear sprocket.

I have that as well. I am buying a disc lock this week as well. I already use a padlock and chain around my rear wheel and swing arm.

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