Yamaha Sport ATV Forum

just bought,99 yz400f. any info on it?

This is a discussion on just bought,99 yz400f. any info on it? within the Other Models/Brands forums, part of the Performance /Technical category; I just purchased a 99 YZ400F and it is my first 4-stroke. Not to familiar with it. Just wanted to know if it has a ...


Go Back   Yamaha ATV Forum > Performance /Technical > Other Models/Brands

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-10-2004, 08:53 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 18
View flyboy's Photo Gallery(0)
Default just bought,99 yz400f. any info on it?

I just purchased a 99 YZ400F and it is my first 4-stroke. Not to familiar with it. Just wanted to know if it has a reputation with any problems, is it durable exc. I dont do any hard racing but do ride hard and will be on the track from time to time for fun. Any info on this bike will and is appreciated. Thanks.
flyboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2004, 09:33 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: indiana
Posts: 1,987
View yamwarrior101's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

i think i heard somewhere that they had alot of problems....im not gonna back that up but i think i heard it b4
__________________
04 Red 400ex razr rears,dg alloy nerfs more to come...
yamwarrior101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2004, 12:25 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,702
View PunkONaRAPTOR's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

Well it shouldn't have any big problems. It's helluva lot better than getting a 98'. I bet it rips
PunkONaRAPTOR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2004, 03:40 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Eaton Township, OH
Posts: 5,539
View mxthunder's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

I have heard nothing but good things about them. They are very fast bikes!
__________________
04 YFZ450 - WR Kit, CP 13:1 piston, PC Ti-4 pipe, hotcam intake, cam mod, YZ clutch mod, GYTR basket, FCI intake, jetted, scotts fuel screw, 1" lowering peg nerfs, LSR axle, 15T front sproket, Tag bars, PRM desert grab bar, AC bumper, MXR4 rears, skid plate, pro design kill, various other weight saving mods. | OhioMafiaRiders
mxthunder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2004, 11:49 PM   #5
Primo Member
 
Pokey's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Ely, NV
Posts: 1,006
Premium Member
View Pokey's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

The only prob is that you are asking about it and not riding it!
... umm.. wait,
I am on the net and not riding, nevermind.
__________________
'02 Raptor - CT Sonic Exhaust, ProDesign w/K&N and no lid.(sold)
Red '05 Grizzly 660
Purple Blaster - stock.
Pokey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2004, 12:35 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 277
View RedRider04's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

you maybe want to be careful of the increased acceleration due massive hp. :cool:
__________________
2004 CRF450 - FMF Ti4 slip on, UFO plastic, moose aluminum throttle tube
1995 300ex
1991 Fourtraxx 4x4 w/Blackwaters
RedRider04 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2004, 08:59 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 120
View eric b's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

Seems like people complained a lot about it being hard to start especially when they are hot. also the kick starter broke in two on a lot of them.
__________________
KTM300 CR250 03BIGBEAR 03WARRIOR
eric b is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2004, 12:39 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: ohio
Posts: 268
View rupezx's Photo Gallery(0)
Default

i owned a 98 400 f for years AND LOVED IT. the only problem that i had with it waz boiling the anti freeze out of the radiator.when i waz hill climbing. it is alittle hard to start after you wreak it , but once you learn how to start it one two kicks it will fire
__________________
2000 zx12r
1998yz400f sold
for 2003 bl.red raptor
95 300ex (sons)
2002 d.r.r 90 quad (sons)
1999 400ex
sponsors power madd
rupezx is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Yamaha ATV Forum > Performance /Technical > Other Models/Brands


Search tags for this page

99 yz400f

,

how to start a yz400f

,

yz400f hard to start

,

yz400f problems

,
99 yz400f manual
,
99 yz400f problems
,
99 yz400
,
yz400f forum
,
99 yz400f hard to start
,
how to start a 99 yz400f
,
yz400f hard start
,
service manual 98 yz400f
Click on a term to search our sites for related topics.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Repair manual for YZ400F? flyboy Other Models/Brands 1 06-28-2004 07:10 AM
MODED RAPTOR.VS>MODED YZ400F IN A EX FRAME??? RAPTORracer Yamaha YFM660R Raptor (2001-2005) 1 05-08-2003 09:52 PM

» Discount Tire
Motosport.com

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.