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Just getting started on GrizzlyCentral. It's been a while since I've been in the ATV scene. Looking forward to getting a quad hopefully sooner than later. With some of the rumors out I am slightly (ever so slightly) tempted on waiting to see if the Grizz gets an 850 twin in 2019. Most likely will be getting a 17 or 18 by tax time. Spent most of my time riding motorcycles. I do love to ride outside of the cage :grin2:
 

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Welcome from Colorado.
File early and don't forget the mods.
 

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Already started making a mod shopping list :) A friend has been trying to talk me into a Polaris. He has a 2016 1000xp. Told him I was looking at the Yamaha's. When I looked into both I have to admit, stock vs stock the Polaris is really nice. I just can't invest in something that always needs to be worked on. Too much down time when I want to be out riding. He has owned it for less than a year and already had it in the shop because the LCD display stopped working and something with the front end alignment. I watched some videos on general maintenance and compared the 2. It looks so much easier on the Grizzly and all I am sacrificing is not being able to do 90mph. I'm OK with that.
 

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Just as a side note I have experience with Yamaha Motorcycles or I should say Star in my case. I have had an old Maxim, Vstar 950 and Roadliner 1900 custom motorcycles. Sole the last 2 wheeler last year. The dealer near me that I have had business with in the past sells Yamaha, Polaris, Can Am and Honda ATV's. I did some test riding before I made my decision. I was greatly disappointed in the Can Am I rode. Severe body roll in the corners and it was gutless until the RPM's built up. Great if you were just drag racing in a straight line. The Polaris had the best ride and rack/storage system. Yamaha was my second favorite (I even went to a different dealership and tested the Suzuki and Kawasaki). I started checking forums and was amazed at all the issues with Polaris. It made my choice very easy.
 

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Hey..Unaverageman..Welcome to GC from Northern Wisconsin. The Yamaha 700's are great machines extremely reliable.
If you like riding tight trails they can't be beat.
 

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Welcome to GC Unav looks like you're leaning in the right direction
 

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I wouldn't say leaning more like completely fell for :) I just have to decide on exactly what all I want for mods. Been looking at the Power commanders which I really like from my motorcycle experience but not sure if other options will work as well for the ATV. I also have to decide on what exhaust and intake (for that matter what the best options are). I know from what I have read the one issue the Grizzly's have stock is they run lean from the factory making them hot. My Yamaha\Star motorcycles were the same way. I have to see about clutching and transmission mods but I can wait since I don't even have the Grizzly yet lol.
 

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Most guys with tuners use the fuel controller from EHS Racing. Also consider the AIS block mod to lessen the popping on decel that the 14+ machines are known for. The Griz is a great machine. With aftermarket tires will come the need for clutch mods. We can get you back to stock low end inexpensively and if you want more, visit with Coop45. Welcome to GC and we expect pics of that shiny new Griz when it arrives home.
 

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Welcome aboard. Which part of the state are you from? I pretty much spend my time living working and hunting in towns that are all along the hwy 10 corridor.
 

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I am up by the Princeton area right in the Hwy 10 corridor. The main person I will be riding with spends a lot of time up on the Spider Lake trails. They seem to be his favorite. I will find out more once I get my quad on where is best to ride although I haven't seen much near me not that I have been looking hard yet.
 

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Hello all.
Just getting started on GrizzlyCentral. It's been a while since I've been in the ATV scene. Looking forward to getting a quad hopefully sooner than later. With some of the rumors out I am slightly (ever so slightly) tempted on waiting to see if the Grizz gets an 850 twin in 2019. Most likely will be getting a 17 or 18 by tax time. Spent most of my time riding motorcycles. I do love to ride outside of the cage :grin2:
Welcome to GC from Maine. You are making the right choice. If I had too, the only other ATV I would consider instead of a Grizzly would be the Suzuki King Quad 750, but the Grizz is the first choice. Have fun!
 

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