2004 Yamaha YZ250 Review

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2004 Yamaha YZ250
2004 Yamaha YZ250

2004 Yamaha YZ250
2004 Yamaha YZ250

2004 Yamaha YZ250 Review

2004 Yamaha YZ250

Bred For Battle…

We built the first production YZ250 in 1975. It commenced kicking tail immediately and promptly set the standard by which competition bikes were measured.

Even after all the victories and championships since then, including more AMA Supercross wins this season than anybody else (per Chad Reed), our beloved Supercross contender continues its relentless march toward perfection.

For 2004, constant refinement takes the form of larger, 48mm fork tubes with a new anti-stiction coating and revised settings for smooth, compliant feeling throughout the stroke, titanium footpegs, new gripper-style seat cover, and engine modifications for an even broader spread of power.

And in the name of speed, the quick-adjust clutch lever makes last-minute fine-tuning a one-gloved-thumb affair.

You’re riding more than a motorcycle when you’re on a YZ250. You’re flirting with destiny.


2004 Yamaha YZ250 Key Features




2004 Yamaha YZ250 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $5,999 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

Length 85.9 in.

Height 51.5 in.

Width 32.6 in.

Weight 214 lbs.

Ground Clearance 15.6 in.

Wheelbase 58.3 in.

Seat Height 39.2 in.

Engine Liquid-cooled, reed valve-inducted, 2-stroke

Displacement 249cc

Bore x Stroke 66.4 x 72mm

Compression Ratio 9.1 – 10.6:1

Fuel System 38mm Keihin PWK w/power jet & throttle position sensor

Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal.

Ignition Digital CDI

Clutch Multi-plate wet clutch

Transmission 5-speed

Final Drive #520 chain

Brakes Front: 250mm floating disc
Rear: 245mm disc

Tires Front: 80/100-21 Dunlop
Rear: 110/90-19 Dunlop

Suspension Front: 48mm Kayaba inverted cartridge fork w/adj. compression & rebound damping; 11.8 in. travel
Rear: Kayaba single shock w/adj. preload, compression & rebound damping & separate hi/lo-speed compression adjuster; 12.4 in. travel

Colors Team Yamaha Blue/White

Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.


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