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Gemtlemen and ladies (if there is any), I have officially found a wolverine. Ok, so maybe I didnt find it but one of my buddies in Missouri went and looked at one today. The dealer apparently had one in the store and some more at some of his other stores. Also, talked to some yamaha people today and they are suppose to start rolling out for big shipments by this week or next. One guy did some research for me and found out that several are sitting in warehouse ready to go and should be rolling out (first will be the EPS model in green and blue). Also said that usually the machines go out to the dealers in good standing of the "rankings"....apparently a record of who does the most sales....so I'm assuming, that those are the guys that will be seeing them first or already have because I've talked to dealers that are expecting them tomorrow, next week, two weeks, and some are still saying middle of May.

Hopefully this as encouraging to yall as it was to me....considering my patience was just about gone on the no news/no answers. Of course some of you may have already known this.
 

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There are a few showing up at dealers in southern WV. Odd they are being shipped so randomly instead of all at once.
 

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Drove one today, 53 mph tops, needs JBS clutch for bottom end and gonna need snorkeling.
Timmi, can you explain the reason for the snorkeling? I understood that the air box is mounted up high. Maybe it is the breather for the V-belt?
Thanks!
 

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I didn't notice a lot of vibration but I am used to single cyl. machines. I got in, went down the road and back, so not a lot of time to go over it well. It's not as responsive as I hoped.

Was it smooth at idle, or vibrate like the Viking?
 

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I didn't notice a lot of vibration but I am used to single cyl. machines. I got in, went down the road and back, so not a lot of time to go over it well. It's not as responsive as I hoped.
Not as responsive, as in torque?
 

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I seriously believe it's in the clutching. The cvt can't be that much different from a Viking. A 708cc dohc engine should have more punch than it does.
 

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Drove one today, 53 mph tops, needs JBS clutch for bottom end and gonna need snorkeling.
Timmi, I too would like to know the need for the snorkeling. I was debating on doing that anyways, but was just about convinced I didnt need it until now. Could you elaborate...even though I know you really didn't get to go over completely.
 

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Look at a rzr 800, it is like that. The intake/exhaust ports are just too low to cross any water more than 18 inches deep. IMO.

Timmi, I too would like to know the need for the snorkeling. I was debating on doing that anyways, but was just about convinced I didnt need it until now. Could you elaborate...even though I know you really didn't get to go over completely.
 

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oh yea. the shocks are way better, it has a better drive train.. it's everything the 570 needs to be for a great trail machine
i was thinking the same thing, but inserting RHINO for 570 lol

you said something about roll when you turned around on your test ride. could you elaborate, Timmi?
 

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it's set up soft from the factory, rear stabilizer only. some adjustments should get it where it needs to be

i was thinking the same thing, but inserting RHINO for 570 lol

you said something about roll when you turned around on your test ride. could you elaborate, Timmi?
 

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I didn't notice a lot of vibration but I am used to single cyl. machines. I got in, went down the road and back, so not a lot of time to go over it well. It's not as responsive as I hoped.
Timmi how does the responsiveness compare to the stock Rhino 700.
 
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