Looking for someone to cheer for in the 2013 Dakar Rally? Then how about Hugo Payen, a French racer competing on a Yamaha WR450F. Payen is racing in his seventh Dakar Rally, with his best result a 48th place finish in 2011. As of this writing, Payen is 61st overall on Stage 5 of the […]
$8,000 Custom ATV up for Grabs at ATV.com
Apparently I'm not allowed to enter...
They took a base Yamaha Raptor 250 valued at $4,499.00 and modified it into an $8,000 beast! Why they just don’t keep it in the office to use for coffee runs is beyond me.
They’ve slapped on new air filters, mufflers, new alloy wheels, new tires, front bumper and grab bar, skid plates, nerf bars, new grips, new seat cover, new plastics, and more!
PHEW! That’s a heck of a lot of stuff thrown on! AND you also get a couple hundred dollars worth of Shift riding gear thrown in!
Check this machine out:
To see how they did it, check out their 6 part series on upgrading their Yamaha Raptor.
Yamaha Raptor 250 Project – Part 1
Yamaha Raptor 250 Project – Part 2
Yamaha Raptor 250 Project – Part 3
Yamaha Raptor 250 Project – Part 4
Yamaha Raptor 250 Project – Part 5
Yamaha Raptor 250 Project – Overview
And let’s not forget the review:
2009 Yamaha Raptor 250 Review