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These are the three Polaris that i have owned over the past few years. That's an XLT hood on a 90' Indy 500, it was my first sled and it had parts off of 8 other Polaris' and i loved it. One of a kind.

I sold my 500 and bought this 96' XCR 600. I loved it on the trails, but then the crankshaft had to be replaced, and then i sold it ASAP when i found out it is a well known problem.

After selling that, i went and bought one of my favorite sleds: 1998 XCR 440 SP. It is by far the most fun i've had yet, plus it's the fastest one of the bunch. It's a keeper! It's clutched, re-geared, sno pro track, AC handlebars, shocks revalved, dual-rate springs on front shocks. The engine is completely stock and never been torn apart yet. I stick with 92 pump gas and Amsoil lubricants. I mostly ride ditches and trails and i love it!
 

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A set of nice machines there.
I'm looking at a '97 polaris indy 500 but the catch is the machine has some damage and i dont know how bad. its ridable and supposedly goes good. but the only way i can get it to my house is if it snows. and its not in the forecast.

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The 440 is really fast than the 600? interesting? Maybe the 600 hadother problems as well?

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440 is only the fastest til about 90-95 mph or so, then the 600 will catch up and top out at 120. 440 will out-run every new 500 i have come across, ZR, XC...etc. last year i beat a brand new red MXZ 600, and ran neck and neck with a clutched 2001 ZR 600 EFI........no lies, that guy was MAD after that race....LOL
 

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WOW that's great from a 440!! I always find it funny when people with smaller, older sleds beat the crap out of those with mega buck big new sleds. Oh wait I guess I fall under that now too, damn! Oh well I don't think I have to worry about your 440 in the 800, but you never know I guess!

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my zr580efi is faster than a 600! i raced other cats, skidos, yamaha, and palaris. artics are by far the best.

ARTIC CATS RULE
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by MegaMan:

These are the three Polaris that i have owned over the past few years. That's an XLT hood on a 90' Indy 500, it was my first sled and it had parts off of 8 other Polaris' and i loved it. One of a kind.

I sold my 500 and bought this 96' XCR 600. I loved it on the trails, but then the crankshaft had to be replaced, and then i sold it ASAP when i found out it is a well known problem.

After selling that, i went and bought one of my favorite sleds: 1998 XCR 440 SP. It is by far the most fun i've had yet, plus it's the fastest one of the bunch. It's a keeper! It's clutched, re-geared, sno pro track, AC handlebars, shocks revalved, dual-rate springs on front shocks. The engine is completely stock and never been torn apart yet. I stick with 92 pump gas and Amsoil lubricants. I mostly ride ditches and trails and i love it!


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GET A ARTIC CAT! there better than polaris and there crappy ski arms
 

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i should mention the pic with the 440 was just taken last week.......shows the snow cover that is in central minnesota..........but, now it's melting with fog and rain and warm temps!!!
we ALL need snow.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by zr580efi:

my zr580efi is faster than a 600! i raced other cats, skidos, yamaha, and palaris. artics are by far the best.

ARTIC CATS RULE




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Don't come in here with an attitude like that. Although I too like Arctic Cat's the best but I still respect people with other brands as well. Brand bashing is not cool here, and is totally non-productive. I'm sure there are plenty of polaris/ski-doo's/yamaha's that would be happy to show both you and I their tail light! Just try to keep a postive attitude here and stop with the rude comments! Oh and welcome to the board!


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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by zr580efi:

GET A ARTIC CAT! there better than polaris and there crappy ski arms

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like intendedacceleration said, if you bash brands, your time here will be very very short.



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Anyway, Sweet sleds, especially the XCR 440 SP. Looks familiar to mine :)

I was wondering what kind of clutching and gearing you've got in that thing. Let me know!



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good job intended, takin care of business i see. but intended is right zr580efi, im sure you love artic cat, and your opinions are welcome, but maybe you should re-word the way you say things as to not offend other users here, or detour new people from joining. brand bashing is not allowed and this rule is strictly enforced, so be careful next time. just a friendly warning, i not saying that you cant post, please do, but some opinions are better left unsaid.
anyhow, welcome to the forum, and we look forward to seeing your point of view in other areas here. have a good day.



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Nice sleds, nice snow, nice everything! Them little 440's are very impressive.

Oh yeah, please, no brandbashing as others have stated. If you don't believe you will be kicked off, re-read what you were suppossed to read before you signed up. Have a great time here!

 

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looks alot like my 440 XCR
http://ripperd2.dhs.org/snowmobile/DSC00035.JPG">

the 440's are a little smaller, but the engines have the most technology in them, (at least the l/c ones) because they are the exact same engines the pro's use.

That goes for all brands.

My buddy has a stock 99 sno-pro (440) that beats a 99 ZR600 (stock).
It'll be fun when I race them. They'll probably leave me eating snow, but at least I'll be near their bumper.


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Ripperd2, did you get your rear suspension fixed yet? Nice shape for a 92'. I bet your just itchin' to ride.....I love factory race sleds! Lightweight, yet fast for such a tiny engine.
 

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Megaman, what do you have for clutching/gearing in your '98 XCR? I've asked a few times already...



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I hate Hotmail!!!!!! I just sent you this long email on everything, but i click send, something bad happened, and i lost it all........rrrr. Here it is: Primary spring is Almong/Gold spring, secondary i think is same as yours: Silver/Blue. I can't remember the helix, i don't think it is the same R-32. I think it is a more aggresive angle, but it does not feel like a progressive, it's straight. Weights: can't remember, but i will find out. Upper sprocket uses: 20-T, the lower is either 39 or 41, the bottom i believe is OE.
I can't check up on it til' this weekend because my sled is 95 miles away in my home town. I'm in college, but i'll do my best and get the rest of the info for you. Hope this helps!
 

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Sweet!

Good info, but need weights

My current setup is:

Weights S-53 R with the tips ground down, they weight 49.5 grams each.

Springs - Silver-Blue secondary Almond-Red primary

Helix - R32

Problems, revs to like 8500 to 8900 RPM with secondary spring in first hole in helix. A little high.

Gonna try out a 53 gram weight with almond/red primary and orange/blue secondary spring with the R-32 spring this weekend. I don't know what my gearing is though, so I'll have to find out.

Thanks man.



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