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Old 02-22-2014, 12:19 AM   #11 (permalink)
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spring check it and run it out of warranty and dump it like a bad habbit!! youll love it, just dont marry it!! lol
you say this about a 15, that yes has not been on the snow, but he 14's have been pretty good, my 12 has been great.
gotta lose the chip dude....
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Old 02-22-2014, 12:56 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I kept my 03 F7 when I bought my 2014 ZR8000. I got comfortable on the ZR right away. Got on my F7 the other day and was wondering how I ever rode it! Haha. Still love the power of the F7! Ran it against another ZR8000 and i can't say which was faster as we were right with each other every time. But the ride of the ZR is SO much better than the Firecat!


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Feel the same way about my CFR 1000.
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:11 AM   #13 (permalink)
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you say this about a 15, that yes has not been on the snow, but he 14's have been pretty good, my 12 has been great.
gotta lose the chip dude....
I like warranty and a kick ass dealer
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:15 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Feel the same way about my CFR 1000.
cfr 10 is a bad ass sled. even with a stock y pipe they will go 120 plus stock!! little cramped but Id love to have one for the lakes and rivers!! Badass sled and you could take a piss in the tank and it will run.
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Old 02-22-2014, 04:27 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The ZR8000 el tigre is going to be my next sled.
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Old 02-23-2014, 12:13 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 02-25-2014, 06:29 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Thanks for the replies, I'm going to see if I can get some seat time on the zr chassis non rr model. Tried an rr on the trails way too stiff for the leisure drive lol. I have tried long tracks but not the new xf chassis and I could feel the track behind me. I'll have to give them all a try again and see. What about the 1100 compared to the 800? Power and handling a big difference?
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All I can say is I love my F7 and after 10 minutes on a XF8 137" I will never go back to a shorty. You don't realize it's a long track till your off trail and need it. God I love this sled!
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Oh come on , what did Jet do to Country Cat? there are no secrets on here, lol
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All I can say is I love my F7 and after 10 minutes on a XF8 137" I will never go back to a shorty. You don't realize it's a long track till your off trail and need it. God I love this sled!
I agree I love my 141 because it brings the stutters so much better, but I like the speed of a short track better. It's a give and take longer tracks push a hair more, not a lot but you do notice if your paying attention, I do think the 137 is a nice size and I would like to ride one someday, I am sure they are sweet.
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