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Stock 05 450R
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Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Well, its been a long time coming. And I have been lagging on creating a project thread due to the fact that I have not taken any nice pictures as of yet. But will try to do so soon and add them to this thread.

A little background on my build...

It started a year ago when I sent a head out to get ported and purchased a Venom piston. Well, from that point on I ran into a string of bad luck which included a badly broken foot and ankle that has taken me almost 9 months to recover from. During that time I was unable to work and did not have much to do but to work on my build. And that I did... I can't say how much time I have into it (did'nt keep track) but I know its hundreds of hours.

Now, some things about this build that aren't really visible. All of the aluminum that I polished on this R was sealed with Zoop Seal which should prevent any oxidation for about 2 years. I also sealed all of the powder coating with 2 coats of polymer sealant. The other thing not very visible is all of the hardware used to put it back together. 100% of the nuts and bolts are polished stainless steel. Even items such as the carb were put back together with stainless hardware.

Okay, some details on my 2005 TRX471R...


- Hot Rods +3mm crank (w/Honda bearings)
- Venom ported head (boot matched to carb)
- Kibblewhite valves & springs (stock size)
- Venom 12.25:1 piston (stock bore)
- 42mm taper bored FCR carb w/R&D power bowl
- Hot Cams Stage III (advanced 0.5*)
- ESR intake (modded inside and out)
- Dasa classic exhaust (ceramic coated inside and out)
- DynaTek programmable CDI
- Fluidyne radiator (polished)
- CV4 black hoses
- Hinson Clutch
- Dark Synergy springs (original version)


- Precision steering stabilizer
- Fasst Flex bars (polished)
- ASV C5 pro perch & levers (polished)
- LSR +1 stem with anti-vibe clamp (polished)
- Streamline braided cables
- Streamline front and rear rotors
- OGI clamp-on grips
- Vapor computer (mounted in bar pad)
- Trailtech mini light & kill switch


- D.I.D 520 o-ring chain
- Renthal sprockets (14/36)
- RPM sprocket hub
- RPM Dominator axle
- Houser billet bearing carrier
- LSR caliper mount
- LSR anti-fade nut
- LSR rear billet hubs
- DG front billet hubs (w/tapered bearings)


- Houser LT +2 a-arms
- Elka front LT quad rate shocks
- Houser +1.25 swing arm
- Elka rear dual rate shock & link (polished links)


- Pro Armor skid plates
- Pro Armor MX bumper (cut up and grilled)
- Pro Armor PowerGrip nerf bars
- Pro Armor PowerGrip Heel guards
- Pro Armor PowerGrip billet pegs
- Billet Works grab bar (polished)
- UPP Racing polyurethane case saver
- Bare Performance gussets (modded for stabalizer)


- Powder coated frame, brackets & lower a-arms (gloss over black)
- Powder coated cylinder & engine covers (wrinkle black)
- Chromed upper a-arms & stem
- Polished sub-frame
- Polished engine cases
- Polished cylinder head, thermostat cover & tensioner
- Polished brake pedal, shifter, kicker & thumb throttle
- Polished knuckles
- Painted calipers, master cylinders, throttle housing, oil cooler & hoses
- Black dyed radiator grills and chain guide
- Modquad billet gas cap
- ESR billet covers (brakes and throttle)
- OGI billet bar end caps
- Jet Trim custom seat cover and bar pad
- 2007 OEM headlight
- 2008 OEM black metallic plastics & gas tank (cut front fenders & shrouds)
- Home made silver vinyl graphics
- FourWerx Stealth II carbon fiber hood


- MX Front ~ ITP holeshot MXR6 20x6x10 on HiPer tech 3 single beadlocks
- MX Rear ~ ITP holeshot mxr4 19x10x9 on HiPer tech 3 double beadlocks
- XC front ~ ITP GNCC 21x7x10 on stock Honda rims
- XC rear ~ ITP GNCC 20x11x9 on stock Honda rims
- Sand front ~ Skat-Trak Mohawks 21x7x10 on ITP T9 pro's
- Sand rear ~ Skat-Trak Haulers 20x10x10 (7 paddle) on ITP T9 pro's

Okay, I think that's everything except a few small billet items that I can't remember the brand.

Also, if someone decides to add up the cost of all the above.... PLEASE DO NOT TELL ME. I don't want to know... cause it would probably give me a heart attack.

That's enough typing.... I'll let the pics do the rest of the talking.

3,689 Posts
I wouldn't be ridding that thing i'll tell you that it looks way to damn good to get it messed up. realy nice bike and great job at building it.

Stock 05 450R
1,942 Posts
Discussion Starter · #12 ·
Thats something to be extremely proud of. You did a sick ass job Miguel.[/b]
Thanks a lot Morgan... it's been one hell of a journey. I'm just glad it's over and I can ride it again. I can also focus on some other projects that I have going. This build took up so much time it's crazy when I think back at all of the work. Specially the polishing.... never again.

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i wouldnt want to even ride that, lol.[/b]
Me neither!!!! WOW dude!!!

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Norcal, this bike is out of this world, between ur bike and quadracer85s bike they are the 2 nicest bikes I've seen u guys are on a totally different level of rebuilds that most,

awesome job

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:eek:oh4: Excuse me while I go and clean my shorts!! lol You can tell that a whole lot of time and more time went into that bike. By far one of the nicest/cleanest I've seen to date.

You definitely have a head-turner there!!

Where did you get those plastics? Those are really sharp looking. Again, props to you for a killer job Nor*Cal
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