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Old 11-12-2012, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how different of a ride

well i am new here looks great so whats up everyone now to my question i just sold a 03 rev bever tailer with a delete and now and looking at a 06 arctic cat f7 orange and the guy says it has fox shocks so not sure if it is a snopro how do i tell also how much different will it be then the rev you know like riding and performance any help would be great thanks
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forum. They are both good platforms rev and fire-cat. 800 rev is a nice combo for sure.

Depending on your rev motor that you had, the f-7 should be faster. F-7's are hot. Good quick sleds

as far as sno-pro or not. If it was a sno-pro it should have clickers and a knob. than yeah its a sno-pro. any f-7 is a good platform to start with

You just need to make sure it isn't beat and unmaintained.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well what bout the difference in ride and you say clickers fronts it wont be air or gas?
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Also it has 4200 miles on it is there anything i should watch out for this will be my first arctic cat thanks
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Do a compression test, if the top end has never been freshened it's probably due.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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clickers i mean a separate housing that has extra fluid and a knob on it. Like this
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:00 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Ok would the back be the same of totaly different also how long would a 06 f7 4200 if not abused for before a top end just wondering
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:08 AM   #8 (permalink)
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It's ready if it hasnt already been done! Again do a compression test@WOT! Use that fact as a purcasing tool! Get the price down atleast a coupla hundred! And really thats about all a top end is!
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:07 AM   #9 (permalink)
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ski-doo over arctic cat every day!!!!
just kidding, its all about what you want.
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And of course, Yamaha trumps them both!

If you have good equal compression, you may be able to avoid a top end for some time. Make sure you do a compression test before purchasing.....
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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And of course, Yamaha trumps them both!

If you have good equal compression, you may be able to avoid a top end for some time. Make sure you do a compression test before purchasing.....
only in your eyes phaze. lol
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:37 PM   #12 (permalink)
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so one what will i need to do a compression test and where can i get it also what are the numbers i should see
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