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Old 03-09-2019, 09:53 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Cmeant View Post
Picked it up Thursday afternoon. Many thanks to the crew at the dealership who worked w Yamaha to get in parts early to get me on the trail 3 weeks earlier than they first thought.

Got a 60km ride in yesterday. All seemed good.

Leave today with family for a 3 day sled trip to Sudbury area w 2 other families, so, here’s hoping!!
oh man... have you umm checked the weather?
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Old 03-10-2019, 05:02 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Weather wasn’t bad. Trails were great, and empty. Put 200kms on today w wifes and kids...not bad!
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Old 03-17-2019, 01:11 PM   #33 (permalink)
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So how did it go ?
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Old 03-19-2019, 07:20 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Man you must have got the sled built with Monday hangovers!!

My StxDX has over 5,000 trouble free miles on it. Not even a blown belt which has been somewhat common on these. I now have the Hurricane stock muffler flash done to it. Runs great!!
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Old 03-27-2019, 04:24 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Cmeant View Post
Just heard back from the dealer...the window that lets you check chaincase fluid had fallen out. Chaincase went dry, chain was seizing.

Parts are ordered and will be replaced under warranty. No doubt, they’ve been great.

Another 2 weeks of no riding however.
These type of small problems (although I understand this problem led to a much bigger one...) are something Cat's have always been known for...My F7 some small issues but never left me stranded...
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