Thread: 450cc ADV bikes
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:36 PM   #410
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My understanding is the metal screens keep any material from passing thru the engine, side to side, in case of a clutch failure or stator failure or gear case failure. They don't need to be cleaned every oil change and shouldn't have any thing in them.
If Yamaha makes a wrr450 it will probably be heavier than the 610/630, and with cheaper parts.

On the 630 you remove the fuel tank, 1 bolt and a couple hoses and you just remove 2 bottom bolts and push the radiators forward to remove the valve cover. Once you do it once its a 15 minute job to check valves.
My Husaberg was about the same after you removed the tank it had 2 small covers to remove to check valves.
Husqvarna TE630

WR250R sold
FE450E sold
XT, NX, KLX, KLR, DR all long gone.

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