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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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Hey there.

I've got a new to me '01 600 MXZ with about 3500 km's, and an 1 1/4" track.
I had it out last weekend on a smooth lake with about an inch of fluff on a nice hard packed trail, and my top speed is about 140 km/h. It's reving about 8100 rpm.
I think it should be faster. Is there anything i should be checking.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 11:45 AM
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Any gearing changes by previous owner?

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I'm not sure how fast 140 Km/hr is but I got an 02 Mxzx 600 with Dpm and I can get about 105 mph on the road and about 95 mph on hard pack. I got a 1 inch track with 144 studs. Also have Goodwin clutch kit. Hope this helps.
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I had a 99MXZ and saw 170kph[106mph] on the speedo on a lake with good conditions.Stock with 96 studs .Check where your belt rides in the secondary should be 1/8" above also new belt will help.A lot of variables here, clutching,track tension and alignment, weather and the surface your running.Also check your compression,rings are known to be a bit of a issue on the series 3 motors.

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 12:49 PM
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You should get ...I would say 155 to 160kmh out of it...Theres's nothing major I believe wrong with your sled...Just needs the driven clutch looked at, and belt tension. It'sa minor tune up by qualified machanic.

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Iv got a 99 mxz 600.. Iv seen 160km per hour, thats with 192picks on nice hard packed.. I now have a 1 1/4 inch track with 240 picks and can see just over 140km on nice hard pack.

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 04:39 PM
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Check clutches but also check your rave valves. If they were never serviced for 3500 km you are way over due. I have a 2000 600 mxz with 1.25 track and 150 to 155 km is all I can get but I weigh 250lbs. Excellent sled and a solid motor.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 04:52 PM
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Your sled should definately do 160kph on that type of trail. My 440 will do 90mph (140kph or so) on a nice hardpack trail when wound right out. The gearing is 21-43 with 1.25" track too, so you should have no problem getting that unless your stock greaing has been dropped. Pop open your chaincase to check.

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I had a 99 MXZ with the stock track and 144 studs and could get 110 on the speedo, now I have a 02 MXZ 600 x with a 1 1/4" lug track and 144 studs and can get 105 on the speedo.


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You should get 105-110 on the speedo easy. I can get 95 on hard pack on my 2000 MXZ500. I have had it touch 100 a few times on the lakes.

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