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So I’m 14 years old right now..... I’m a pretty good rider for my age, I have a 98’ 300ex that I’m tryna sell. I’m thinking of a 400ex or should I skip the 400 and just go to a 450r or something along those lines? 

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For trail riding I would go with the 400ex and for open riding I would go with the the 450r because you can open it up and it has more power.

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400ex is generally preferred due to being a bit more simple to work on and has been in production forever with very few changes so the aftermarket is large. 450 is still a good bike though. 

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3 hours ago, MarkinAR said:

400ex is generally preferred due to being a bit more simple to work on and has been in production forever with very few changes so the aftermarket is large. 450 is still a good bike though. 

I agree grabbed a 450er after owning 400's and find that getting things for the 400 was WAY easier.(plus a lil better to work on)

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On 5/17/2020 at 8:23 AM, Ajmboy said:

For trail riding I would go with the 400ex and for open riding I would go with the the 450r because you can open it up and it has more power.

Added more info to your topic title 😀

Haha thanks for the advice!!!!, I went  ahead yesterday morning and picked up a decent shape 400ex for half the price they sell in my area. 🤫

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Well I've had 6 400ex with some stuff done to them they great trail 4 wheeler but they weak get a 06 up 450 with right rejjeting slip on and re gearing 450 way better wider and longer more stable have a 2014 love it 

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