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Old 09-28-2009, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2006 polaris fst touring $5800, Good B uy?

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Sled has a 4 stroke turbo 750cc. 1190 miles on it, With extended warr. till 2012. Not that familiar with turbo, or 4 stroke engines. Always had 2 strokes. What do you think? Good sled? Good price? Thanks, Joe
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Old 09-28-2009, 08:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's way more than KBB lists the sled for, wholesale is $3105, retail is is $5050. That sled is 4 years old now that the 2010 sleds are out.

I ride with a couple of guys that ride FST sleds, the engines have a lot of power and there is very little turbo lag. When I rode it, I did notice a lot of difference in the way the FST handled over my 600 RMK, it was a lot heavier in the front, which would be expected. I liked the lack of smoke and not having to worry about oil. I didn't like the inability to do even simple maintenance on the engine; that's one techno son of a gun. Most repairs will have to be handled by the dealer, the home mechanic will be over their head with any major repairs to the powerplant.

That engine has been great for one rider I know, and not so good for the other. The second guy runs the snot out of it, though
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thanks for the info. i looked up kbb after posting. and seen the 5050. im still out on the whole turbo aspect. i read somewhere that the turbos are connected to the manifold and you have to replace both parts if the turbo blows up. thanks again
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i believe the 06 had wiring harness issues and a few other factory updates
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thanks, i was told he had all the factory updates done.the only other issue was the fuel gauge seems to be off. but the sled comes with a 2012 warranty. also nada has it at $6400 high end. going to the grass drags this weekend, will see if anything good shows up there. thanks joe
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thanks, i was told he had all the factory updates done.the only other issue was the fuel gauge seems to be off. but the sled comes with a 2012 warranty. also nada has it at $6400 high end. going to the grass drags this weekend, will see if anything good shows up there. thanks joe

Sighs i have a nice sled for you cheap and is practically brand new and im local look
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thanks this looks like a great deal. we are looking for a 2-up though. good luck. joe
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thanks this looks like a great deal. we are looking for a 2-up though. good luck. joe
worth a try lol
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