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Really digging the White 2017 Grizzly. I should have waited.
I really like the white too. Also like the matte silver SE. And the dark blue kodiak se.

Also looks like blue and white get the aluminum wheels, while green and camo keep the steel.
 

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And why does the Viking 6 still have the 686cc motor?
 

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And why does the Viking 6 still have the 686cc motor?
my guess would be that it is a very proven motor which has been used in a lot of machines. the viking is more of a farm impliment vs a toy. most of the users dont care if it has the extra 22cc as much as they care about them all having the same motors with everything interchangeable.
 

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And why does the Viking 6 still have the 686cc motor?
Because they have not actually built a viking since 2015 .. they are still selling old stock of the 3 and the 6 so the motor change won't be seen as I have heard word it will leave the lineup
 

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Because they have not actually built a viking since 2015 .. they are still selling old stock of the 3 and the 6 so the motor change won't be seen as I have heard word it will leave the lineup
Heard the same thing. Viking sales have been very poor. I won't be surprised if that model gets the ax in a year or two.
 

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Looks like Yamaha jacked up the prices on everything.....14,800 for a wolverine r spec se.....Thats wishful thinking

Base Kodiak now up to 6999.....from 6499 Geez.....
 

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You know, not that I am an engineer or anything. But with the shifting, why don't they do slap shifting? You place the unit in gear like any other UTV and if you want the exileration of shifting, you just slap the "prindle" and it shifts?

One of my cars has this and if I ever get a wild hair and want to manually shift I just use it, if not, the vehicle shifts on its own.
 

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You know, not that I am an engineer or anything. But with the shifting, why don't they do slap shifting? You place the unit in gear like any other UTV and if you want the exileration of shifting, you just slap the "prindle" and it shifts?

One of my cars has this and if I ever get a wild hair and want to manually shift I just use it, if not, the vehicle shifts on its own.
In quick look you thibk this would be great. But there is a huge difference between an manually controlled automatic and an automatically controlled manual. What your thinking is an manually controlled automatic and it is and would be a large heavy unit with a torque converter and a bunch of valving and electronics where as a automatic manual is a computer the that controls a shifter and clutch activator which is small compact and light. There is way more to this but that is a basic ... they also have a manual shift cvt like in audi cars but again very large unit in comparison
 

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they also have a manual shift cvt like in audi cars but again very large unit in comparison
ok... i know what im googling next.
 
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Same as the original YXZ
 

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Yep. That's what we're hearing.

The new Sport Shift system is supposed to make it a lot more forgiving on the trails and in the tight stuff.

Time will tell.
 

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ok... i know what im googling next.
My honda accord has this. Its the only way to get the car to accelerate in a decent amount of time. Slam on the gas in drive and it barely moves but if you put it in "standard" it will get going.

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