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THIS MUCH WE KNOW! HOW TO DEAL WITH A CATASTROPHIC YAMAHA YZ250 BLOW-UP

She gave up the ghost and we set out to revive it. Engines blow up! It’s a fact. You can?t avoid it. But, you can be prepared with enough knowledge to know what to do when your bike lets you down at the least opportune time. The MXA wrecking crew has a 2007 Yamaha YZ250 that we built as a project bike several years ago. We use it to test parts, mods and aftermarket accessories. Sadly, it blew up. We didn?t need to call in Scotland Yard to find the culprit in the explosion. The test rider admitted that h…