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does a 250 2 stroke have enough power for 1 of those new snow tracks

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hey guys

I was wondering if any body knows anything about those new tracks u can put on ur bike. i have a 03 yz 250 two stroke and im thinking about getting 1 for 3000 grand. but im worried i will burn out my bike. iheard u need at least a 450 . does any body know if this is true.

Any input would be appreciated

thanx

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you need a big four stroke for the low end grunt that they have to get the snow tracks moving. you will rev the crap out of a two stroke

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would a 250 4 stroke have enough power, or does it need to be a 450?

I would go 450. The 250 would have to work so hard--it would have a short life!

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Yeah, i'm thinking a big bore 4t would be best. You might could pull it off with a tricked out 2 stroke geared and tuned for torque. Maybe a kx500... Yummmy. Wheelies on the snow tracks!!! :) I don't know, but I have a great time just watching those things run on youtube! lol.

J.

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we have a cr 500 in a rm125 frame with nitrous. got to hit the nitrous yesterday and it still couldnt keep up with my 450 :). we didnt realize until after we were done riding that the bottle was only turned on 1/4 of the way though.

but I wonder if a snow track will fit in the rm125 frame?

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^ you're just spinning the tire

yeah we kinda figured that. he was complaining he couldnt get traction even though we were on blue groove/gravel road.

we will have to race on the highway this weekend when we go riding.

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gravel with a knobbie and a 500 on the bottle.. there is no such thing as hook up.. you might as well just put a street slick on that thing :banghead:

if you can get a 500 to hook up and someone capable of riding all that power it will beat the 450.. problem is getting it to hook up. :)

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gravel with a knobbie and a 500 on the bottle.. there is no such thing as hook up.. you might as well just put a street slick on that thing :banghead:

if you can get a 500 to hook up and someone capable of riding all that power it will beat the 450.. problem is getting it to hook up. :)

I guess well see this weekend wont we? I will film it.

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What an odd assumption that a two stroke won't have the power to move a snow machine track. Last I checked, any good sled came with a two stroke motor....... :)

Tru dat. But a 2 stroke sled is a different animal than a 2 stroke bike. Most of those 2t sled engines are HUGE compared to a 2t 250 engine. 600cc, 800cc. And many of them are rotax type engines too. There's a lot more torque to be had from that setup.

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Tru dat. But a 2 stroke sled is a different animal than a 2 stroke bike. Most of those 2t sled engines are HUGE compared to a 2t 250 engine. 600cc, 800cc. And many of them are rotax type engines too. There's a lot more torque to be had from that setup.

That is true but they also have a TON more weight to pull as well. The tracks on those sleds also have way more rolling resistance than a sno-bike. Just sayin'

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That is true but they also have a TON more weight to pull as well. The tracks on those sleds also have way more rolling resistance than a sno-bike. Just sayin'

well ive seen about 10 bikes with tracks on them. all 10 of them have been 4t, what does that go to tell ya?

I think its pretty obvious that the tracks wont work good on a 2t. do they even make tracks that will specifically fit on 2 stokes?

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hey guys

I was wondering if any body knows anything about those new tracks u can put on ur bike. i have a 03 yz 250 two stroke and im thinking about getting 1 for 3000 grand. but im worried i will burn out my bike. iheard u need at least a 450 . does any body know if this is true.

Any input would be appreciated

thanx

Thats 3,000,000!

Hahaha :)

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well ive seen about 10 bikes with tracks on them. all 10 of them have been 4t, what does that go to tell ya?

I think its pretty obvious that the tracks wont work good on a 2t. do they even make tracks that will specifically fit on 2 stokes?

Not to sound argumentative but the whole rear wheel assembly of a '08 YZ450F with swingarm, shock linkage, hub, axle spacers, axle, chain guide, etc. is the same as the '08 YZ250. Of course in '09 that linkage evolved into a new design on the F whereas the smoker's did not. :banghead:

So, if a '08 YZ450F can get outfitted for a sno bike conversion, a YZ250 from the same year could too. :):banghead:

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