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  1. If so, how did you do it and did you use the stock radiators or aftermarket?
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    info on '04 YZ450F

    I like my 04' a lot- good purchase. I raised the forks 5mm up the triple clamps to improve on turn in- it made a difference. These bikes do push a bit in the corners when stock- but once you make the proper adjustments the bike will do what you want. Make sure your sag is set in the back, if the front tire is stock- chuck it and go for a more intermediate or soft terrain tire- the stock tire is for hard pack and sucks for turning a MX bike. I went with a storm linkage in the rear and helped the turnability even more. My next step is to lower the radiators- when I do I will post the results. Late
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    06 yz450f stalling in air

    I agree with the other guy, warming up 10-15 degrees is quite substantial.
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    check it out ...suggestions please..

    If it were that big of an issue Yamaha/ all other brands for that matter would have something already built into the stock configuration.
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    Lost oil drain bolt

    IMO, you caught it just in time. As long as some oil drainned you should be alright. If you ran it completely dry I would be much more worried.
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    Should I fear the 450?

    Any rider that is big enough not a child and has riding experience can ride a 450. Use your head
  7. You are correct, wow no one has ever guessed that one.
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    Just got an 05 450F, whats first?

    Congrats on the new bike! I really like my 04'.
  9. IMO, the YZ 450 is the best motocross bike that can be made into a woods bike. Once you combat the stalling issues the reliability of the bike is unmatched by the other brands. I went from a YZ 125 to a YZ 450 so I am already an animal with the clutch so stalling was not much of an issue for me.
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    got to ride yz450f

    Hey man it is ok, congrats on the baby girl !
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    Gearing out of Whack

    13/52 is way radical for an 04. I will bet that thing is like riding a jack rabit bouncing off of the rev limiter. 100mph, you will have to gear that thing like you are racing the world's fastest Indian (the movie) .
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    Anyone run 15-48 gearing on an 04' 450?

    Got the manual out and the calculator to see what ratios are actally lower/higher than others. I have got a feeling that 15/48 may be a bit tall on the bottom, 15/49 or 15/50 may suit me better. Thanx Gray
  13. Anyone run 15-48 gearing on an 04' 450? I am thinking about giving it a try. I run trail and race 50/50.