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Old 02-15-2015, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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With today's big 4, what sleds are most likely to survive for 25 years and be still on the trail? Not talking variations of what we have, but what 2015 sled will still be around most likely? Like the 2015 xp, axys, yammies, or cat?
I mean I see a host of sleds from the 80s still on the trail on weekends. I see phazers, indys, older mxzs, etc each weekend.
Will they last as long is my question.
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Old 02-15-2015, 10:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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some zuke 800s . most all the maintained 4st some of all oem 600s. hand full of fans they stand the test of time because guys dont buy them to piss pound
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Old 02-15-2015, 11:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Almost any 4 stroke
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Old 02-16-2015, 01:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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With today's big 4, what sleds are most likely to survive for 25 years and be still on the trail? Not talking variations of what we have, but what 2015 sled will still be around most likely? Like the 2015 xp, axys, yammies, or cat?
I mean I see a host of sleds from the 80s still on the trail on weekends. I see phazers, indys, older mxzs, etc each weekend.
Will they last as long is my question.
As i am cheap and only ride older sleds and check craigslist daily I can tell you One company won't be around and have never owned one. There are more Newer Polaris part out sleds than any other in New York along with for the year and engine bore they go on the cheap. IDK i am a Yamy fan myself but respect the legendary longevity of SKi Doo's but from what i see online Polaris apears to be n a downward cycle.
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Old 02-16-2015, 02:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Literally there is at least 5- 10 fusions and rushes a day up here from 2008 and up listed way below their nada value as opposed to the other 3 that everyone asks above the nada.

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Old 02-16-2015, 08:52 AM   #6 (permalink)
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A lot of the 4 strokes without turbos may not. They live a pretty hard life pulling fish houses, trail groomers, harrows, discs, and plows.........
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:33 AM   #7 (permalink)
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the f7's will be saved
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Someday I'll have an iqr... When they become cheap
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The Arctic Cat 1100 non turbo will be around a long time imo.
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Anything with a carbed 600 twin. They last forever.
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