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fishinJohn

ATV floats ?

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This may be a long shot... In Dane county (WI) there is a requirement for all ATV's on the ice to have floats attached and approved by the DNR which most people make themselves and attatch to the racks. I don't have a lot of cash for spending on myself so I am looking at a $100 three wheeler (Kaw 200) and it does not have racks. Any opinions on feasability of attatching floats that will meet approval?

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You may be in luck with that one. I had a yamaha 200 and it floated with just the big tires. it would only stay about 1 or 2 inches above water but it floated... upsidedown.

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Aren't the 3 wheelers illegal to sell? Big issue with them tipping over and dangerous especially with kids.

Doubt it, I see them for sale all the time on Craig's List. They quit making them, but you can still buy used ones. Course, most want almost as much as a decent used four wheeler.

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i had a honda big red 200 and i tryed to cross a river deer hunting in wyoming i got 3/4 across and the curret took me for a ride i floated for over a 1/2 mile and i am a big guy(250 lbs) i could of floated all day . i know a 4 wheeler will float by its self with the rear wheels up this is what people tpld me that put thiers in.

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I took my 04 polaris 700 Twin across some water and was standing on the seat the water was so high and there was no sign of it floating - It was a foot or so from being submerged

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Increase the tire pressure is what I've heard . Traction is not as good then but she will float . My three wheeler has floated a few ponds walking beside it on the beaver dam .

TD

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Aren't the 3 wheelers illegal to sell? Big issue with them tipping over and dangerous especially with kids.

Nope. Only dealerships cannot sell three wheelers.

It's a [PoorWordUsage] shame for racers. A three wheeler could kick a four wheelers butt around a dirt track every time.

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Boyancy is a function of displacement(volume), not pressure. Otherwise scuba tanks would float. Imagine finding the correct ratio of boyancy (tire size and added floatation)to weight would be the key.

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If you really pump your tires up it will float. My buddy has a Honda Rincon with 27 in mud sharks pumped up and with a snorkle will float right across a lake, its pretty cool

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Them polaris's are over 100lbs heavier than Honda's,Yamaha's,Suzuki's and Kawasaki's. I doubt them tanks would float. They make a good anchor though! laugh

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