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    Chinese CRF450 motor??

    I did a double take when i saw this. I have yet to see what they are putting it in, but the motors are available.
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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Unicam, water cooled... where'd ya find that?

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    I'll give you a hint... 40 thieves.

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    So, they copied the Honda 450 bore and stroke, it's down a point in compression...



    They are claiming all of 31hp @ 7500RPM, 31ft/lbs of torque at 6500RPM.



    A CRF450X, stock with good jetting is 45hp @ 8000RPM, 31.5ft/lbs of torque at 7000RPM, rear wheel. ( CRF450X Photo Gallery by James Dean at pbase.com ) People are claiming 47hp to 49hp out of stock EFI 450Rs this year...



    So, wonder if they copied the Honda close enough to swap in a Honda piston, cam and valves? (At $1200 a piece, minimum order of 50, I'm not going to be the first to find out.)

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    i would be more concerned with the kickstart gears not crunching like saltines, along with the transmission. The chinese have more of a power transmission issue than the power part its self.



    I have a picture of a chinese frame that would be sick to see this motor in...

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    No linkage?! Savages....

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurlon
    No linkage?! Savages....
    actually it does have a linkage, that swingarm is upside down, the engine is a direct bolt in for a Handa, and pretty much a copy, they have a complete bike almost the exact same, with only minor details changed (10%+ difference).

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    is for sale for about 5000 $ in australia(3,473US$)
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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Quote Originally Posted by themountain
    is for sale for about 5000 $ in australia(3,473US$)


    Yep, That is the bike, only had different color plastics , (preproduction versions).

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Interesting. I guess I should ping the .au forums and see what people are saying about it. For that price, I'd be up for trying to race one to see how it shakes out. Motard or GP-Mono style... :P



    Got any plans to eval one NCC?

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurlon
    Interesting. I guess I should ping the .au forums and see what people are saying about it. For that price, I'd be up for trying to race one to see how it shakes out. Motard or GP-Mono style... :P



    Got any plans to eval one NCC?




    Top secret,, LOL, we will unvail some interesting stuff pretty soon!!

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    I want an engine for my cagiva mito project!!!

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Quote Originally Posted by NCC
    Top secret,, LOL, we will unvail some interesting stuff pretty soon!!


    Or you could be cool and say it now. HAH



    I'm guessing a Pitster450

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Hopefully they copied the R valves and not the X. I had to shim my 450X after 9 hours of riding on a new bike!

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    I know Puzey was working on coming out with a 450 version of their 250 thats out now.



    32kw = 43hp

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    I saw these a while back from an Aussie company that is selling them.



    Here is the link where it was found: New Chinese 450cc - Mini Dirt Bikes & Pit Bikes Forum



    Quote Originally Posted by I_THUMP
    The Chinese look like they are now trying to step up into the 450cc dirt bike market with bikes like this MCF450-R. They claim it has about 46HP and it has a price tag of a little over $6000. I still dont understand why they cant put a decent set of tyres on their bikes.

    Whats your thoughts on it?





    Specifications

    • Engine type: 4 stroke 4 valve SOHC Liquid-cooled
    • Bore and stroke: 96mm x 62mm
    • Compression ratio: 12:0:1
    • Ignition: CDI with electronic advance and lighting coil
    • Starter: Electric / Kick
    • Transmission: five speed wide ratio
    • Final Drive: #520T 0ring-sealed chain: 13 tooth(front)48 tooth(rear)
    • Wheel Base: 1483mm
    • Trail: 110mm
    • Seat Height: 963mm
    • Ground clearance: 345mm
    • Fuel capacity: 7.2l
    • Tyres Front: 80/100-21
    • Tyres rear: 110/100-18
    • Front suspension: 41mm inverted cartridge fork with 16-position rebound and 16-position compression damping adjustment; 315mm travel
    • Rear suspension: single shock with adjustable spring preload, 17-position rebound damping adjustment, and compression damping adjustment separated into low-speed (13 positions) and high-speed (3.5 turns); 313mm travel
    • Front brakes: disc
    • Rear Brakes: disc
    • Dry weight: 105kg






    More info: Down Under Dirtbikes Homepage MCF450-R

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    After seeing the quality of the chinese minibikes there no way i would swing my leg over a chinese MX bike

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    Re: Chinese CRF450 motor??

    Quote Originally Posted by Catch_me_if_u_can
    I saw these a while back from an Aussie company that is selling them.



    Here is the link where it was found: New Chinese 450cc - Mini Dirt Bikes & Pit Bikes Forum


    thats scary id never hit dubbles and triples on that thing seeing whats came out of china for quality on other thing front ends falling off and swing arms death trap ? or im just thinking on the bad side and it could be a amazing bike

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