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Old 04-24-2013, 07:30 AM   #11
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sorry about the car, its unfortunate.

what mods did you do? i think it might be more our reservations than her skill, i might give her somemore this year see how she does.
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Kinda sad on the car, as it'* not all full of rust, so it'* hard to part out a car in decent shape here in MN, but it'* been nothing but trouble since he bought it.

As for the wheeler, when it was new in 2001, my brother was a mechanic at the dealer that sold it, and he did the modifications for the original owner. I asked him but he couldn't remember everything he did, but he said he was pretty sure it has restrictor rings in the head pipe that he took out, and beyond that he couldn't remember for certain. He thought re-jet, and different sprockets. I guess they have a less friction chain option, but he didn't think he put it on. Of course you can shave the head, yada yada yada, but mine looks completely stock, cost me $600 including a new starter, and pulls me up steep hills, so besides the pending addition of lights front and rear so he'll stop whining about not being able to ride at night, I'm not doing anything else until it explodes. There are a couple of mod threads on atvconntectiondotcom if you want to check them out. Couple of guys very into this particular quad on that forum.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:15 PM   #13
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ive checked a few of the sites, i dont think i will mess with the power though its got plenty. i think by the time she gets old enough to care it will probably be sold and get something in the 2 to 400cc range. we mostly ride slow in the mud and woods, the lack of ground clearance on that gets annoying.
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I hear that. We don't ride in the deep mud so much, and snow every now and then that'* been an issue, (he'* finally big enough to ride the Enticer so we solved that problem) but I am thinking of sticking some bigger tires on it, he'* just about got the stockers down to slicks. We're on trails in our woods, and just cruising around the pasture or the running hot laps in the yard the majority of the time, just too busy to find a bog to tear up mostly. I think the lights will be the only mod I have to make, oh, and now yesterday we were clearing brush and he was pulling bundles over to the burn pile, which was fine except for the lack of a hitch. I guess we'll fix that before he wraps the chain around his axle again.
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thats funny, at least he is trying to help.

i have some property, its all tight woods trails and muddy. and we belong to a club that has a bunch of trails, one goes through my property. they are all pretty muddy and rutted. which is why i would like to get her a bit bigger utility, with fenders, when she can operate it. here is her after a couple hour ride Saturday

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The fun stops when the trigger is pulled. Looked like it was a fun day that day!
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whats that mean?
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I second...

Is mine missing the trigger part?
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Well he'* not as cute as she is, but I'm sure they'd be have a blast together. This is the only pic from my phone that I have handy. I'll throw a couple of videos if his mom is ok with it. He IS helpful, or at least he always wants to be. He'* really done a good job with the wheeler and wants a bigger one, but I told him he can't have another one until I don't have to help him get unstuck. Plus the one he'll get next is a Blaster that I've got in lying around in parts, so hopefully it'll take him a while until he'* passed the test.
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Justin, I'm surprised you haven't heard of that term before?!! It'* a saying in the 4X4 community that pretty much means, your done playing in the mud when you pull the trigger on the car wash wand.
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