2004 Yamaha YZ250F Review

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2004 Yamaha YZ250F
2004 Yamaha YZ250F

2004 Yamaha YZ250F
2004 Yamaha YZ250F


2004 Yamaha YZ250F Review

2004 Yamaha YZ250F

The YZ250F is a blast to ride, even when you’re only racing yourself…

Not so many years ago they would’ve locked you up for suggesting a four-stroke single could spin to 13,500 rpm and produce a broad torque band the whole way there. It would have been unthinkable to conjecture that such a machine could win back-to-back AMA 125 Supercross Championships, not to mention a slew of magazine shootouts-including top honors in Dirt Rider, Motocross Action and Cycle World last year alone.

The YZ250F did all those things right after kicking free of its crate; for 2004 it’s back and badder than ever.

Internal engine mods reduce pumping losses for increased midrange.

Exhaust flows through an all-new titanium header pipe for relentless power that just keeps building.

Mere details. The important thing is that even with all its high-tech trickery and sharp competitive edge.



 

2004 Yamaha YZ250F Key Features

A bigger, 48mm fork with revised internals for a smooth, compliant feeling throughout the stroke, while a special new coating reduces stiction.

New anodized triple clamps accomodates the larger forks and give that factory look while carrying the handlebar aggressively low and forward.

Brake calipers now contain light, aluminum pistons.

New, titanium footpegs increase strength, reduce weight, and provide more grip.

 


 

2004 Yamaha YZ250F – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $5,599 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 85.1 in.

Height 51.3 in.

Width 32.6 in.

Weight 208 lbs.

Ground Clearance 15.0 in.

Wheelbase 58.0 in.

Seat Height 39.2 in.

ENGINE
Engine Liquid-cooled, 5-valve, DOHC, 4-stroke w/titanium valves

Displacement 249cc

Bore x Stroke 77 x 53.6mm

Compression Ratio 12.5:1

Carburetion 37mm Keihin FCR flat-slide w/throttle position sensor

Fuel Capacity 1.8 gal.

Ignition Digital CDI

Clutch Multi-plate wet clutch

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission 5-speed

Final Drive #520 chain

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: 250mm floating disc
Rear: 245mm disc

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

OPERATIONAL
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

OTHER
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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