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Is a YFZ 450 a good beginner quad?

Is a YFZ 450 a good beginner quad?

The Raptor and the 450 are a lot for a beginner to start out on, but if you go easy on it you will be fine.

How long will a Yfz450 last?

There are no set dates of how long. I’d say at least 5 years if you do ALL the maintaince religiously.

How much horsepower does a YFZ 450 have?

In stock form, the YFZ450R had a peak of 40.92 horsepower at 8600 rpm.

Is a Raptor 700 a good first quad?

It delivers the power very smoothly, as others have said, and that can get you into trouble if you get over-confident. That being said, the Raptor 700 has been my favorite quad I’ve ever ridden so far, and I know you’ll love it.

How reliable is a YFZ 450?

400ex’s are great reliable trail bikes…. Maintenance wise I havent had many issues with my YFZ other than a bad neutral switch and some broken parts from racing…its been pretty solid…but I take very good care of it and do regular maintenance…

What year YFZ450 is best?

If you’re looking for a YFZ450 on the used market, we would highly recommend buying a 2006 or newer because of all of these changes. The Yamaha YFZ450R that you see in this article is a 2019 model that we rode in the Glamis sand dunes earlier this year.

Is the Yamaha YFZ450 a good riding bike?

The new gearing gave the YFZ450 much more punch out of the gate, and in and right out of the corners. For tighter and more technical tracks and tight woodsy trails, this is an awesome setup! It definitely takes away from top end speed, but on most tracks and in the trees, you would never hit top anyway.

What kind of reservoir does a Yamaha YFZ450 have?

We opted for their Pro Model for our YFZ450 because of it’s built in reservoir which allows for better thermal expansion and a stronger linkage, stem clamp, lever and a sleeker looking housing. It’s the same model found on Chad Wienen’s Championship winning YFZ450R.

Which is the fastest 450 in the world?

On long trail rides, the KTM450, DS450 and the YFZ450 were all the most comfortable. The three were also the fastest through our 20-mile test loop and had identical 34-minute lap times. The Honda was close behind at 34.25 minutes. Both the YFZ and KTM received complaints of a stiff thumb throttle after the test loop was finished.

What kind of tires does a Suzuki 450 use?

Five of the quads feature 20-inch tires while the Suzuki and Polaris 450s have 18’s. The lower profile eighteen-inch tires help these quads corner fast, while a larger 20-inch tire helps a quad get out of corners quicker while adding a ground clearance advantage for trail riding.