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2010 Yamaha YZ450F...

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by Motoknuckle, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:19 PM
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    Thats a Daam Nice bike! I like the changes, and I wonder what the ower rating is.
     
  3. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    It was just released today. I've been following the updates with this bike and now that I see the pictures I think it's amazing.
     
  4. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    wow thats amazing
     
  5. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    Not sure if I would call it "amazing"...More like "Doh!"...Why didnt they do it that way from the start? Im wondering what kind of affect some of these changes may have on the auto industry. The off set bore in particular. The thing I wonder about having the bore offset, though, is that its gonna put the con rod at an extreme angle on the compresion/exhaust stroke.
     
  6. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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    I thought the same thing. I said to myself "now why the hell didn't I think of that?!"

    They actually want it at an angle. They have it so where the angle of the connecting rod reduces piston friction with the cylinder. It actually makes sense and should give it great piston and ring durability.

    Just remember...this engine spins in the opposite direction.
     
  7. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    I know it spins opposite. And they Claim it reduces friction. I can see this being the case on the Pwer stroke, as the force is being applied straight down thru the con rod to the crank, but look at the angle of the con rod on the compresion/exhaust stroke. I guess in a performance engine, it wont matter, but Im curious as to what the engine longevity will be.
     
  8. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    Yeah...I wonder if there will be any bugs in this new EFI system. Honda is having hot start and camshaft de-compression issues...
     
  9. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    I heard about Honda. Seems in the last 5 years or so Yamaha has made some pretty big steps in their electronics. Im not thinking they will have any issues. BUT....We'll see. :)
     
  10. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    Yup...only time will tell.
     
  11. Sep 8, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    I DO think it kick ass that they have a tuner option. Gone are the days of fucking with carbs. Thank GOD!
     
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