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Ok I got to ride the quad for 5 hrs yesterday at the Badlands some sand, but mostly trails for the break in. I am 6'3" and the bike felt like a YFZ450 alot. I will be getting lower foot pegs. The thing pulls hard and doesn't quit. Lots of torque. I love the motor and the reverse is so easy to use and quick. After the first time it was a no brainer and I used it automaticly when needed.

The shocks were not set up right someone had all the adjustments full hard and it beat me to death in the whoops. I made some adjustments and got it feeling real comfortable in the woods and rough trails. Once I get the shocks dialed in this thing will be awesome.

The bike went where you pointed it like it was on rails and cornered awesome not tippy at all. The stock Dunlap tires worked real good and gripped well but I will still be putting my Razr's on it when my Hipers get here.

The starting with the EFI was different and I have to get used to it. It was a little slow at the start but got better as the engine started breaking in. You have to let it start before hitting the thumb throttle at all or it will just crank. The quad will even be bettter with a pipe.

A couple things I didn't like was the owners manual doesn't cover shock adjustment it says to take it to a dealer for adjustments. The tool kit has no blade screwdriver to make adjustments with. The plastic belly skid is a little better then nothing.

The quad has a low fuel light that tells you when you are down to .5 galon of fuel which I like alot but was a little dim in the sunlight yesterday it was not as bright as the other lights, Probably a loose connection or weak bulb.

This quad was very well thought out and built right. Kawie didn't waste money on parts most people will change anyways. The rear grab bar is a nice aluminum one that I will be keeping.

The seat was better then the YFZ but not as plush as the Z400 my butt is a little sore after 5 hrs, but the quad felt comfortable stock and was not awkward at all.

There will be some parts I will be changing due to my preferance and riding style but I really like it.

I will get to do some jumping this weekend and make some more shock adjustments....Then Sunday is race time WhooooHoooo.
 

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This is the second positive review I've read today. :idhitit: :banana:
 

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Yeah,got mind yesterday. I'm also 6'3 250 Lbs. I know that I'll be changing spring rates. I won't be to race until next weekend waiting on nerf bars. Hey FuelATV you need to answer your phone ? Over all the quad seem to be well built and though out. Yeah, I'm with you lower foot pegs are in order. I'm going with Beadlocks in the back and ITP all the way around.
One thing I really notice is that it's seem the seating arrange seem more like a Motocross bike than a Quad(Which I like) The batt up front is not bad idea either.
 

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Best way to get me is to leave your number i will call you back. I also return e-mails and PM's VERY FAST....... just too much to do then just wait for the phone to ring all day. The valve stack in the stock shocks suck. The bike will work better with revalving the stock shocks, but you will not gain any wheel travel. This bike will need a set of a-arms and shocks .......... then it will be the chit.


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I got mine broke in on friday. Finished dialing the suspension in as best as I could. I raced a Hare Scramble yesterday. The quad took 3 cranks to fire which didn't earn me the holeshot but it pulled so hard I was in top 5 going into the woods. It was so comfortable on the off camber and rough stuff. I used the reverse to get out of a couple mud holes.

It was so muddy and wet the KFX worked great until I was in third gear down a short strait away and went to break and nothing until I hit a tree with the right front tire. I don't know if the stock tires were just sliding or the brakes were wet. It happened so fast. I am betting on the tires issue.

The frame,a-arms,and tie rods are ok I was supprised. the only damage was the swingarm plastic skidplate got tore off.

I am very happy with this Quad now I need skids nerfs,and a steering dampner.....
 

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SWEET ....... Great news. The stock tires dont look too agressive for wet conditions. I will have the first 10 precision steering stablizers in a week or so. Let me know if you want to pre-order one.

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Nice, very nice! Dealership just called me, they finally got one in. They're assembling it now, so I'll go check it out later. It'll be hard not to leave with it but man... I just can't pay $8k versus $6.5k for an LTR. So, I'll just wait a while :tups:
 
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