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Thoughts on an Artic Cat Trail for second UTV

Discussion in 'Wildcat Nation' started by Maxndale, Mar 31, 2016.

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  1. Maxndale

    Maxndale Dale SXS Nation Regular

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    Looking for some pros and cons on this machine. I MAY have to opportunity to pick one up ,2014 Trail version for a good price. I currently have my 15 Ranger 900xp, but would like to have a second machine purely for play. I could take my son and his wife. Not sure if the 50in width would be any benefit or not except smaller for my trailer.
     
  2. Curt

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    Most guys that have them seem to like them. I've never ran out of wider trails so I don't feel the need for a narrow machine myself.
     
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    Nice machine for the money, the new 700 will surprise the heck out of you! And as a second machine you have all of the bases covered!
     
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    Maxndale Dale SXS Nation Regular

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    This is the machine 2014.
     
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    mrsrzr570 Team SXS Nation

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    Be careful inside of the cab gets very hot inside. I have a friend that owns one and got burnt on her arm. Also make sure carry extra fuses. They like to blow fuses when you go through water. Other than that they are nice machines. They seem to hold their own in the tighter trails. They are a little longer than the rzr 570.
     
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    Maxndale Dale SXS Nation Regular

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    Thanks mrsrzr, They have four identical machines at an auction plus a 2013 RZR 800. If the price is right I might grab one.
     
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    Good deal...my husband and I always wanted to go down to that auction when we lived down there, but never made it.
     
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    Maxndale Dale SXS Nation Regular

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    Its hit or miss you never now what stuff is going to go for. Went to one last week and stuff was thru the roof, I couldn't believe what people where paying. We will see weather looks in my favor suppose to be 34 and rain/snow hopefully keep some buyers away.
     
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    Maxndale Dale SXS Nation Regular

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    Came home empty handed, they were gong right around 6500 bucks with anywhere from 1300-2500 miles on them. I sat in them and they are just too small for me. Most of the machines did not sell as they didn't make reserve.
     
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    Yeah, even at auction, these things seem to go for big money…..even the crashed up ones!
     
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    Trail Tunes Tim SXS Nation Rookie

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    That is a simple fix just replace the fuse with a circuit barker did mine the day I got it home.
     
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    peterouviere Peter SXS Nation Rookie

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    Just put some form of vent on the Inspection Vent Covr and you will lose all that heat he is talking about.
     
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    peterouviere Peter SXS Nation Rookie

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    Ive had mine about 6 weeks now and love it so far. Do some upgrades, and see what others have tried and learned from.
     
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    peterouviere Peter SXS Nation Rookie

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    Look, I am 6' and 300#, a large size guy and I fit in mine. It is a little getting used to going from a Prowler 700 HDX to this but it is so much more fun. Only problem is I see so many upgrades available, I now have about 20K into her.
     
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    I had my dealer replace the firewall with the updated version and I haven't experienced any heat issues since

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