2006 Honda CRF450R Motocross Model

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2006 Honda CRF450R Motocross Model

Postby 4Strokes » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:46 pm

New for the 2006 Honda CRF450R

The choice of motocross, off-road and Supermoto riders everywhere, Honda's championship-winning CRF450R receives a host of refinements in 2006 sure to extend its dominance. Consult owner's manual for optional racing parts. Suggested Retail: $6,899 USD.

Model: CRF450R
Engine Type: 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder 4-stroke, Unicam; four-valve
Bore and Stroke: 96mm x 62.1mm, Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Carburetion: Keihin 40mm flat-slide
Ignition: CD with electronic advance
Transmission: Close-ratio five-speed, Final Drive: #520 chain; 13T/48T
Suspension, F: 47mm inverted Showa cartridge fork, 16 rebound & comp. damping, 12.4" travel
Suspension, R: Pro-Link Showa shock, spring preload, 17 rebound & comp. damping, 13 low & 3.5t high; 12.5" travel
Brakes, Front: Single 240mm disc w/twin-piston caliper; Rear: Single 240mm disc
Tires, Front: 80/100-21; Rear: 110/90-19
Wheelbase: 58.7 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 26.79°
Trail: 109.4mm (4.3 inches)
Seat Height: 37.6 inches
Ground Clearance: 13.4 inches
Dry Weight: 218.5 pounds
Fuel Capacity: 1.9 gallons
Color: Red

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New for the 2006 Honda CRF450R

Postby 4Strokes » Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:02 pm

  • Engine cases changed to tilt the engine forward and lower the crankshaft 5mm compared to the 2005 Honda CRF450R for improved turning and maneuverability.
  • Engine placement lowers center of gravity for improved weight feel.
  • Radiators lowered 5mm for lower center of gravity and improved weight feel.
  • Newly designed water pump impeller increases water pump seal life.
  • New intake valve seat material improves valve durability.
  • New carburetor needle for better engine response.
  • New front fork outer tube for lighter weight.
  • New exhaust system placement improves mass centralization.
  • New front hub is lighter and stronger.
  • New front and rear suspension valving for improved bump absorption.

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