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Yamaha 660 grizzley


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I am looking at buying a bigger ATV. I have driven the Honda Rincon, Kawasaki Praire 650, and the Grizzley. So far I think the Grizzley seems to be the machine I like the best. Anyone out there have one? If so have you had good luck with it. I have always owned a Honda but do not like the Rincon the least and am skeptical about switching brands. Any feedback would be appreciated

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I have 1000 miles on my 660 griz, and no problems what so ever. this thing is fun to ride, and the ride is great. side hilling gets a little nerve racking, but just have some confidence, and it does it no problem.

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knoppers, I'd like to just touch on the subject of "side hilling", that you mentioned.

Owners, ride your ATV at YOUR experience level. When someone says it's "a little nerve racking" and then says "it does it no problem", know what you're getting into, please. 700-pounds rolling on your body is something to take seriously.

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dave, thats why I posted what I did. the only thing about this wheeler is that it does have a high center of gravitity, and side hilling is at your skills. I was not recremending that everbody go all out no matter the terrain. always ride within your ability.

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Here is some advice when you try a cross side hill manuver.
Always keep your down hill foot on the peg with your weight supported by it, this is so the center of gravity is lower than if you just sit on the top heavy seat.Also prevents or helps to prevent the machine from sliding out from under you as it looses traction.
Now with your weight supported by the peg, lean into the hill and keep both hands on the bars.Never let go of the bars or grab one side with both hands.Two reasons for this, one is the machine if going over can actually toss your body over it and in front of the 700 lbs comming down on you.Second is it helps keep you in control of the front end at all times, no control can also lead to a flip over.
Only use as much throttle as needed to get across the hill,to much gas can spin the back end out causing loss of control.
As your riding skills progress you will be able to hot dog a little and still keep the machine in control.
But untill you master the machine just use commen sence and ride the way you feel comfortable, the cross hill manuver is one of the hardest to do for a novice rider.
Start out practicing on small hills first to get a feel for the high siding that will happen.
Hope this will help some one.
Benny

[This message has been edited by Benny (edited 02-25-2003).]

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Addicted,

Sorry, brother. House rules don't allow for sales of equipment anywhere but the For Sale forums.

And, don't step in any holes (inside joke between two former Gimp's Live Bait employees)!

[This message has been edited by Bornofice (edited 02-24-2003).]

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