HONDA CRF450L MEGA THREAD

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by KICKNBACK, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. NEPA 450x

    NEPA 450x Still riding after all these years, Supporter

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    Mars,Fast Eddy Fisher, I followed Fast Eddy on the ds road I sent cop 288 on, FA was on a burgman scooter, just to watch FA s lines,speed,let alone try to keep up with him,is something few ever get to do,let alone feel,see in a lifetime! !
    And at 94 riding with Fast Eddy, you understand what a Pro is.



    Ride hard,live long Fast Eddy !!
  2. rasecarz

    rasecarz on2whls

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    That’s the way I’d like to go too. Keep us updated.
  3. rasecarz

    rasecarz on2whls

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    If I had a Beta dealer that’s close I might have one instead of the 450L...
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  4. Copracer288

    Copracer288 How hard can it be?

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    I was on the fence between the 450L and a Beta 390. I found a “used” 2019 390 with 20 miles on it at a local KTM dealer and got it for $8k. I’ve been very pleased with it so far.
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  5. KICKNBACK

    KICKNBACK Old enough to know better young enough not to care

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    That’s a BMW stop
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  6. tex68w

    tex68w Been here awhile

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    Great video, thanks for sharing!!!
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  7. Mikemm

    Mikemm Long timer

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    More like a general ADV rider stop.
  8. PomInAus

    PomInAus Been here awhile

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    Interested in how the Voyager Pro goes. Does the tacho work well? How about the GPS?
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  9. tex68w

    tex68w Been here awhile

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    The tide was silly low today and the wind almost non-existent so I decided to hit the beach. It was gorgeous outside, I saw another rider on what appeared to be a WR450R ripping down the beach, a National Guard Blackhawk flew over, rode past a late model beach home that burned up along with their UTV (what appears to have started the fire) and bay boat and an old Bertram sadly sat on the bottom. On the way home I had to pull over for a wide load rolling through with a large crane they have been using to erect large wind mills with in the area. Not a bad way to spend my Monday.

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  10. Sprocket55

    Sprocket55 n00b

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    First day ride on my new baby, let the farkeling begin the seat is already ordered 9126F11D-C029-4AB2-9905-FCFACFC61D09.jpeg
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  11. KICKNBACK

    KICKNBACK Old enough to know better young enough not to care

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    Hahaha it always starts with the seat then when you can be comfortable longer you will see how small that tank is, so might as well get that on order too
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  12. svtride

    svtride Been here awhile Supporter

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    Looks good.
    Good call. I just installed my Seat Concepts kit last week. Much better.
  13. Sprocket55

    Sprocket55 n00b

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    I like the set up, I do not like the mega bomb and lets face a fact if they actually did anything all the manufacturers would have something similar. I am interested if the can effects you turn signals. I paid to much $$ for well engineered turn signals to replace them with auto zone parts. Keep us posted
  14. Sprocket55

    Sprocket55 n00b

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    I order one from SC direct the found that Rocky Mountian has them in stock and could ship immediately. I canceled the one from SC and the from RM has already shipped with a few more toys for the bike
  15. Sprocket55

    Sprocket55 n00b

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    I know, I know but is just seems sac religious to take out that titanium work of art and replace it with plastic, I guess it is inevitable.
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  16. svtride

    svtride Been here awhile Supporter

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    I felt the same way about the Ti tank but had to carry a plastic Rotopac to keep up with my buddies. So long Ti tank, hello plastic IMS and good bye Rotopac.
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  17. Alfred_Bham

    Alfred_Bham Been here awhile Supporter

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    @Sprocket55

    I installed the FMF system because it is the Quietest.

    I really like the Stock Blinkers and they are well Engineered!!

    The Titanium tank is cool but an extra gallon of fuel is a better, , , and the IMS tank is well engineered as well.

    Have Fun tricking out your new bike!!
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  18. tex68w

    tex68w Been here awhile

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    It's an expansion chamber, it's not just for looks. Have a look at the KTM and Husqvarna motocross bikes and even some of the cross country models and see what they come with from the factory, expansion chamber header pipes. Akra has been making one for years, it's not a gimmick.
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  19. MVI

    MVI MVI Moto Supporter

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    Somewhere along the line I read Honda was able to make the Ti Tank for less cost than a plastic tank, coupled with the cool Ti factor, it just made sense for HRC to do it that way.
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  20. formulals1

    formulals1 Semi-Adventurer

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    With the Q4 insert remaining in it apparently does not affect the turn signals. Rode 90 miles with it yesterday no problems.

    With the power booster installed I was afraid the header pipe and Q4 would still keep it a little bit too Lean and I would say that’s the case. So this was justification for me to get a vortex now .
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