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    Dirt to Dual, Battery required?

    The highest output stator for the YZ450 is 35W, so LED is pretty much mandatory. The specific lights I used said DC only, thus I have gone rectifier/regulator, and I caved and have purchased a battery pack as suggested, but that will be installed after I tackle some mountain passes.
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    Honda XR200R 1996

    Crazy reliable, 1st kick damn near every time. 4 stars for all the times I saw my brother pull away on his KTM 520.
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    Honda XR200R (1996)

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    Crazy reliable, 1st kick damn near every time. 4 stars for all the times I saw my brother pull away on his KTM 520.
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    Yamaha YZ450F (2007)

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    Dirt to Dual, Battery required?

    I'm pulling the ole' South Dakota loophole, won't have to deal with an inspection, just there to check a box as I do not plan on much night riding if any.
  6. Hey guys, I have a 2007 YZ450 and am about to install a LED headlight from Polisport. In order to accomplish this, I had to get a new stator from RickyStator to support the additional light wattage. Clearly I need a rectifier to "convert" AC to DC, but I am curious if I also need to install a battery. These bikes are kickstart only, so a battery would only serve to run the lights when the bike is off. The diagrams I have seen on this site show the rectifier connecting to the positive and negative terminals of the battery as a means of charging them. Is there a need for the battery? If so is there a way around this need? Thanks!
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    Ambitious transmission swap

    The case is split, waiting on grease for the transmission forks. Do I need to put new rings in if I am not doing anything to the rotating assembly?
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    Ambitious transmission swap

    Dewey, I mispoke (edit to follow), the search I did was the 2014 WR vs the 2007 WR. The '07 YZ can accomodate the '07 WR gears, and the '07-'14 WR part numbers are the same.
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    Ambitious transmission swap

    Alright guys, Last night I purchased a transmission out of a 2014 WR450F to throw in my 2007 YZ450F. This was clearly a bold move, but all the sources I found seem to point to this swap being fine. I have been looking to put a wider tranny in since I bought the YZ about 3 months back so that it will be more trail friendly, and hopefully less of a pain to take on the roads when I get it licensed. The part numbers line up for the WR transmission from '14-'07 which leads me to think I'm fine, but a 7 year difference in the transmission has me a bit concerned. Do any of you know of a reason the 2014 WR450F transmission will not fit/function/last swapped into a 2007 YZ450F? Thanks for any input/help! Edit: Part numbers match between WR '14-'07 not WR '14- YZ '07
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