By 717 Enduro
So we have an 05 sportsman 700 efi, bike has like 500 hours but lower miles. Previous owner used it mostly for plowing snow. In high gear, it really feels like it’s missing power. Our 05 carbuerated 700 will wheelies when you hit the throttle from a stop. This one lags and is slow. My first thought is the clutch slipping, but after reading some posts it’s more as though the rpm lags and takes a while to build up to wide open. The bike feels like it hooks and has its power while in low gear though. It also does not like to start right up and idle without giving it some gas. Another note would be that the check engine light is on when you turn the key but goes away when you start it. Any ideas and thoughts would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.
Engine & Drivetrain
Active Descent Control Not Equipped Cooling Liquid Cylinders Displacement 999cc Drive System Type High Performance True On-Demand AWD/2WD Engine Braking System (EBS) Not Equipped Engine Type 4-Stroke DOHC Twin Cylinder Fuel System/Battery Electronic Fuel Injection Horsepower 110 HP Transmission/Final Drive Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H Dimensions
Bed Box Dimensions (L x W x H) 30 x 22 x 7 in (72.0 x 57.0 x 17.8 cm) Estimated Dry Weight 1,379 lb (626 kg) Front/Rear Rack or Box Capacity N/A lb / 300 lb (N/A kg / 136 kg) Fuel Capacity 9.5 gal (35.9 L) Ground Clearance 13.5 in (34.3 cm) Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H) 119 x 64 x 73.75 in (302.2 x 162.6 x 187.3 cm) Payload Capacity 740 lb (336 kg) Person Capacity 2 Wheelbase 90 in ( 228.6 cm) Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Dual-Bore Front and Rear Calipers Parking Brake Park In-Transmission Specifications
Cargo System Lock & Ride® Front Suspension Dual A-Arm 16 in (40.6 cm) Travel Headlight White LED (High/Low) Hitch Towing Rating N/A Hitch Type N/A Rear Suspension Trailing Arm with Stabilizer Bar and 18 in (45.7 cm) Travel Tail/Brake Light Red LED Tail/Brake Lights Tires / Wheels
Electronic Power Steering Standard Front Tires 29 x 9-14; Maxxis Bighorn Rear Tires 29 x 11-14; Maxxis Bighorn Wheels Cast Aluminum
Hey guys im between a split decision about getting a quad or a dirtbike. So I was just wondering what your opinions are and dont give me 'it depends on who you are' crap. This is a opinion question just tell me what you really feel and why. And if you can tell me the funfactors of your choice and why you choose whatever it was you did.
If you seen my other thread you will know that I am looking for a suitable quad for my grandfather and mom. I want an older utility quad with good predictable power, low and cheep to repair, and has AWD. There are several models even as early as the mid 90's and I need to know what the differences are for each. I don't even know which ones are 4x4, 2T or 4T, e start or pull/kick, displacement, features and so on. Anybody that knows the difference or has a link to that info please post it. Thanks in advance.