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Old 11-06-2011, 06:27 PM   #1
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that i have been terrorizing the trails with and got me one of these.


it is a 2007 polaris outlaw 525 outlaw IRS. the thing is a beast. it has a KTM 525 motor that is nuts at mid range. the LTZ400 was so easy to ride, but i was getting too used to the power and was thinking about doing a big bore kit, so this takes care of that and then some.

i did find a weak point through, the tie rod assembly bend/breaks when put in a bit of a bind. oh well, it gotta pay to play.
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:02 PM   #2
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Very kool billy!! I ended up trading mine for that 67 coupe in the classifieds. Lets see more pics of this guy!
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:32 PM   #3
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I have always wanted to try one of those with the a independent rears. That or the Renegade 800 will probably be my next four wheeler I am ruined with the auto on the KFX. LOL
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:12 AM   #4
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That thing is definitely an upgrade from the LTZ. It's too bad that the tie rod is made out of a wet noodle though. Did you find anything stronger to replace it with yet?

BTW...I think I may have found the problem with my bike.....
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:26 AM   #5
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That thing is definitely an upgrade from the LTZ. It's too bad that the tie rod is made out of a wet noodle though. Did you find anything stronger to replace it with yet?

BTW...I think I may have found the problem with my bike.....
So you are gonna keep it?


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Old 11-07-2011, 12:35 PM   #6
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Nice! I hope to be purchasing a used sport quad in February.

Looking at Raptor 660/700, Z400, Honda400ex or the 450r's, and anything else in that range.
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Old 11-07-2011, 02:29 PM   #7
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Nice! I hope to be purchasing a used sport quad in February.

Looking at Raptor 660/700, Z400, Honda400ex or the 450r's, and anything else in that range.
For the trails zuk or the Honda would be good. The raptor 700 would be good on the trails or dunes. 660 are cheap but not any better the the 400's IMHO.


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Yeah, I have to for now because I would lose my ass on the sale unless I bought another YZ450F and swapped all the parts over before selling this one.

I found the middle intake valve too tight. If I fix that and the bike runs good I'll be happy to keep it.
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Old 11-07-2011, 04:30 PM   #9
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Here is a clean 500 Outlaw.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/rvs/2687526294.html
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Man, now I won't be able to catch up to you on the straights. Looks good, congrats.
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Man, now I won't be able to catch up to you on the straights. Looks good, congrats.
2 things . You have a 700, and you have to actually ride it to know if you can


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Yeah, I have to for now because I would lose my ass on the sale unless I bought another YZ450F and swapped all the parts over before selling this one.

I found the middle intake valve too tight. If I fix that and the bike runs good I'll be happy to keep it.
Whats going on with it?
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Whats going on with it?
It's been stalling and running weird when warm. I've been experimenting with different jetting and thinking it's a carb problem, but this last ride convinced me that it was a valve problem because after it stalls it feels low on compression when I kick it. I checked them and the middle intake valve is definitely out of spec (tight) so I'm fairly certain I've got it licked. I've got a shim kit on the way and I'm going to replace the cam chain while I'm in there.
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:50 PM   #16
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Awesome! I haven't been on here in weeks, what a surprise! I would love to have IRS on my raptor. I see you have been uploading videos on youtube, but I have not had the time to check them out. Are any of the videos of the new ATV?

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Old 11-17-2011, 12:06 PM   #17
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I'm anxious to really compare my 700xx to yours as far as dimensions and ride and everything. Before I could lose you by picking a rutted trail... I'll have to come up with a new game plan lol jk

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Old 11-17-2011, 01:35 PM   #18
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It's been stalling and running weird when warm. I've been experimenting with different jetting and thinking it's a carb problem, but this last ride convinced me that it was a valve problem because after it stalls it feels low on compression when I kick it. I checked them and the middle intake valve is definitely out of spec (tight) so I'm fairly certain I've got it licked. I've got a shim kit on the way and I'm going to replace the cam chain while I'm in there.
If thaat doesn't fix it I'd check the auto decompression on the cam my cousin had it sTick on his 07 yz450
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Old 11-19-2011, 04:15 PM   #19
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Buick could have saved ya some coin if my shim kit is the same but I guess I am to late. I also have a super light tourque wrench I bought for the small spec of the cam cap if you need it.
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Buick could have saved ya some coin if my shim kit is the same but I guess I am to late. I also have a super light tourque wrench I bought for the small spec of the cam cap if you need it.
Yours are smaller. Mine are 9.48mm diameter and yours are 7.48mm diameter, and I've got a 1/4" inch-lb torque wrench. Thanks for the offer though!! We need to get out and ride soon!!
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