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BobT

What are your thoughts about Polaris 400 Sportsman?

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I have an opportunity to pick up a 2004 Polaris 400 Sportsman with only 600 miles on it. The seller is asking $3,000.00. I've ridden the machine and it seems okay. I would stepping up from a 1999 Kawasaki Prairie 300 so it has some features I think I'll like.

For example:

Engine braking (good safety feature)

Rear independent suspension (nice to have a little more clearance)

Liquid cooling (should be good for my farming work)

33% more engine

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The suspension is great. Size should be just fine. I bought a 500 and have no reason or need to have anything bigger. My first thought was it seems a little high. Thought I saw some new ones for about 4100. It is 4wd right? Either way I'm sure it will work just fine.

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I would agree with chasineyes that the price is a little high, but not too much. It depends on how hard those 600 miles were. For a machine in excellent condition, $2700-$2800 may be more reasonable.

As far as power, that 400 will have plenty with the low range.

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i got a 03 400 with 6500 miles. no major problems been a good atv. its not over powered for like racing down straight aways but its got all sorts of power in low and the torque to pull alot of things. its not a speed demon but gets the job done well..

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Yes, this one does have true 4x4 select. I personally know the owner and he bought it new. I would be surprised if it saw much more than some light trail riding. He bought it for his wife but she didn't find enough interest in it.

The price range you mention LEP7MM is where I figured I'd offer. I know he recently came down from $3,500.00, which was definitely high.

Thanks for the input.

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I just picked up an '04 500I Arty with 1000 miles for $3000. Should be a good machine for you, but I would work him on the price a little bit yet.

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