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spoRtRax450R 01-26-2005 10:39 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
u cant huh? news to me

TheWeedman 01-26-2005 10:57 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 

Originally posted by: spoRtRax450R
u cant huh? news to me
im pretty sure he meant u cant mod a 4 stroke as cheaply as a 2.

jbehn04 01-26-2005 11:21 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
you can do what ever you want to your 4 strokes but the banshee will still win , and 2 strokes are easy to work on

jbehn04 01-26-2005 11:24 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
but i will agree that it depends on what type of riding you wanna do, im sure your 4 strokes are nice but the banshee is the king in my opinion

joechum 01-29-2005 02:29 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
if you like the hard hitting powerband of a 2 stroke you might want to look a the yfz 450 it seems to have a more abrupt power delivery and the 450r seems to come on more smooth all 3 are great quads cant go wrong with any of them.

KingRacing 01-31-2005 11:05 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
Forget it all, if you cant decide.... Get the old legend....2 fiddy R

waynerod 02-01-2005 05:59 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
This guy.... Geez.


Originally posted by: ellett611
Banshee's you have to worry about your mixture and everything and 2 strokes have the tendency after awhile to blow up, Four strokes hardly ever do unless you have the engines modded out and race a lot but i would prefer you to go with the 450r because for one they are quick reliable and not high maintenance, and because they are honda too [img]i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif[/img]
Dude - 2 strokes blow up after awhile? What are you freakin' talking about?
I've never done ANY motor work to my bike - and it still runs like a champ.

From your post - you shouldn't be mixing any fuel anyways.. "Hmmm - Is that 50 gas to 1 oil, or 50 oil to 1 gas..." This isn't rocket science.
Get the ATC250r ;-) (Sorry banshee guys - but I've been racing against them since the 80's... Just a long standing grudge I guess!)




bansheemike 02-01-2005 06:26 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
depends what kinda riding.. you do.. yfz450 on a track with mods is untouchable.. a banshee on trail...not a chance in hell you will keep up.. my friend has over $10,000 in aftermarket parts and my banshee will eat it on trails and but doesn't do so well on tight tracks

robthewheeler 02-01-2005 09:51 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
you cant compare a banshee to a yfz 450 there are in completly different classes. a banshee is in the high performanc big bore class with a preditor or raptor or the best ds 650. if u are doing motor cross go with the yfz 450 not a 450r. but if u are trail riding your just haveing fun on small jumps go with the banshee or ds 650. banshees have better acceleration but they ds 650 goes faster.

jbehn04 02-02-2005 09:53 PM

Honda 450R or Yamaha Banshee
 
my banshee hasnt broke down either its really dependable and very fast . after i put my toomey 6 pipes on with jet kit and high air flow kit its got atleast 20 more horse power, its fast enough for me and its not high maintenance and nothing has a power band like 2 strokes.


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