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post #1 of 8 Old 06-10-2004, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
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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.
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post #2 of 8 Old 06-10-2004, 09:33 PM
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i think i heard somewhere that they had alot of problems....im not gonna back that up but i think i heard it b4

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post #3 of 8 Old 06-11-2004, 12:25 AM
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Well it shouldn't have any big problems. It's helluva lot better than getting a 98'. I bet it rips
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I have heard nothing but good things about them. They are very fast bikes!

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post #5 of 8 Old 06-11-2004, 11:49 PM
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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.

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you maybe want to be careful of the increased acceleration due massive hp. :cool:

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post #7 of 8 Old 06-15-2004, 08:59 PM
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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.

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post #8 of 8 Old 06-18-2004, 12:39 PM
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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

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