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#12202642 - 08/12/17 Yamaha Wolverine (SxS)  
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Anybody have one of these? they look pretty good, middle of the road between utility and trail machine.

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Originally Posted by jorgeI
...Actually Sycamore, you are sort of right....
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#12207784 - 08/14/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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I do. I have the 2016 R-spec SE.

I love it. The suspension is amazing.


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



#12208491 - 08/14/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Rooster7]  
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had it for a while? any issues? do you trailer it much?

thanks


Originally Posted by jorgeI
...Actually Sycamore, you are sort of right....
#12210532 - 08/15/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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Sycamore,

So far so good! There is a couple of recalls. One being the oil dipstick and the other a compression spring which I had done at the same time as the 20 hour service.

I have 900 and some miles on it now and I really like it. The only con I would say it has is the box isn't a "dump" box but I'm hearing rumors of Yamaha changing some things up on the new ones and that may be one of them. I think they are supposed to announce changes in September sometime. It's a true sport utility. A cross between a Razor and a Ranger I guess you could say but with a suspension that can't be beat. The ride is great and with the power steering it's awesome in rougher terrain.

I've trailered it a few times. No issues. (knock on wood) Going on good ride this coming weekend on some state forest trails.


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



#12220181 - 08/20/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Rooster7]  
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Thanks. I heard or read, the footroom on the drivers side might be an issue? (there's a bump out I think)

I'm looking for forest road riding and some slow and go on rocky stuff. not much need for top end, but low-end torque, and room for gear for 1 or 2 nights out.

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Originally Posted by jorgeI
...Actually Sycamore, you are sort of right....
#12224270 - 08/22/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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There is a bump out but its kind of like a foot rest for your left foot. I have not noticed any issues with foot room but I'm only 5'-10"

As far as rocky stuff, check out this crazy bossturd:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkeGSwE_erM

crazy


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



#12234210 - 08/27/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Rooster7]  
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Yeah, I'd be filming that one instead of riding shotgun too. No wheelies for me. At least on purpose!

Sycamore


Originally Posted by jorgeI
...Actually Sycamore, you are sort of right....
#12234871 - 08/27/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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This is what happens when that stuff goes bad..I hunt this ground frequently.




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#12236545 - 08/28/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: battue]  
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Thats gonna leave a mark


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



#12236690 - 08/28/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: battue]  
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13 broken ribs! That boy is going to avoid laughing for a looooong time. I hope he didn't have allergies.


All bad guys are armed.
A few good guys are armed.
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#12237563 - 08/28/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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That hill is much steeper than it looks in the video. Turns out there were some other breaks also.


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#12238426 - 08/29/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Rock Chuck]  
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Originally Posted by Rock Chuck
13 broken ribs! That boy is going to avoid laughing for a looooong time. I hope he didn't have allergies.


No doubt. I've had fractured/bruised ribs before and it is nothing short of awful! I can't imagine 13 broken ones


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#12239577 - 08/29/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: battue]  
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Originally Posted by battue
That hill is much steeper than it looks in the video. Turns out there were some other breaks also.


makes sense, I couldn't believe how much speed it picked up on the way down.

Sycamore


Originally Posted by jorgeI
...Actually Sycamore, you are sort of right....
#12239985 - 08/30/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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Like rolling a big rock down a hill. When it got to a certain speed, it started bouncing end over end. I wonder if the driver was conscious at that point.


All bad guys are armed.
A few good guys are armed.
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#12242050 - 08/31/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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Why are the spectators in the video surprised and horrified? The object of hill climbing is to see how steep they can climb. They push it until they fail. So, once they hit the limit it becomes a tragedy? They're out there trying to find their limit and they found it. The limit just happens to be very dangerous but it's inevitable in that game. If you're not willing to get badly hurt or killed, you'd better find a different game to play.


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Pickings are easy.
#12242452 - 08/31/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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Those guys are just down right insane! I like to keep all four wheels on the ground as much as possible.


The deer hunter does not notice the mountains



#12242606 - 08/31/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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I don't have the kind of money that allows me to put $15 to 20k into a machine just to see if I can tear it and me apart. The guy in the 2d video wasn't even wearing a helmet. Apparently his head is harder than rocks or the roll bar.


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#12242682 - 08/31/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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Some of the videos of what people do with their ATV/UTV are insane.

#12242910 - 08/31/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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One question is how much was the camera tilted?


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#12244146 - 09/01/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Sycamore]  
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They run 6 or so events at that place yearly and it's not rare for life flight to be called. 1200 acres and there are more than a few spots they run on, where they will have to sled you out so the EMT people can get you on the way. That particular wreck had an open landing area.

There are holes back in there that deserve extra attention to footing when hunting.


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#12244158 - 09/01/17 Re: Yamaha Wolverine (SxS) [Re: Rock Chuck]  
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Originally Posted by Rock Chuck
One question is how much was the camera tilted?


That's an honest 45 degree slope. They have a couple shorter ones that are more.


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