Rx1 - Snowmobile Forum: Your #1 Snowmobile Forum
http://www.snowmobileforum.com
Go Back   Snowmobile Forum: Your #1 Snowmobile Forum > Specific Snowmobile Forums > Yamaha Snowmobiles


» Sponsors





Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-21-2009, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 4
Rx1

Just purchased a 2003 RX1 and just woundering if I should really know anything about the sled that I should watch out for. I am going to Maine with it and don't want to have any issues with it.
yammiRX1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-21-2009, 05:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 4
Does anyone have a RX1 and do you like it?

Just purchased a 2003 RX1 and just woundering if I should really know anything about the sled that I should watch out for. I am going to Maine with it and don't want to have any issues with it.
yammiRX1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2009, 09:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 44
I remember reading about a few recalls by Yamaha for it (Minor adjustment stuff) Also the 2003 models don't save the hand warmer settings so they must be reset everytime...I did a ton of investigation before I got my sled and ended up going with a Viper instead, but the RX-1 was second on my list. I just didn't like the electric starter only reliability and letting go of the accelerator causes the sled to immediately slow down, no coasting feature....
Skeeterzx225 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2009, 10:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 4
Hey thanks for responding. I will check in to those things. I never talked to anyone that has one, and just woundering about stuff like that.
yammiRX1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2009, 01:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
RJ Gleason's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Groton NY
Posts: 32,578
Our Sheriff's patrol has two of them, and they have to work hard to stay up with my Wildcat.
With the longer tracks on them though, they are a lot smoother on the whoops.
__________________
Old Cat Rider
'93 Wildcat 700EFI
w/ Comet 108 Pro-4 clutch & 01 ZR skid

'90 Wildcat Project in progress.

Vintage (sorta)
1980 Indy Trail 440 (for sale)
1980 AC Pantera (donor engine to the 90 wildcat)


http://www.dcdrifters.net/


Worshipful Master; F&AM Dryden Lodge# 472
http://www.masonicdryden472.org/

Rules of this forum are strictly enforced!
RJ Gleason is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2009, 04:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 4
Haha, ok. Well this winter I'll see if I like I or not. Its my first sled that I ever bought.
yammiRX1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2009, 01:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 5
Have you ridden your RX-1 much? What are your thoughts? I'm looking at a pair of 04 RX-1's.

Spark
sparkorama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2009, 02:11 AM   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 21
I just purchased a 2003 RX1 Mountain, and I would like to see if there are any other problems to look for immediately.

Also, with it being a new sled to me- what(if any) steps can I take right now to help make this sled run well? For example- should I run some additives through its first tanks with me? Grease certain areas?

The sled has 1385 miles on it right now with a new yamaha belt and dealer oil change.

Thanks alot!
Relax is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:49 PM.



Copyright SnowmobileForum.com

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0