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Suzuki Vinson 500

Postby ash2042 » Wed Jul 28, 2004 11:57 am

My buddy just got a Vinson 500 automatic. It seems like a really nice quad. It was very interesting mounting the winch. It came from the factory with the winch wiring already ran from the front to the rear.
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Postby Ken » Thu Jul 29, 2004 1:26 am

That's nice...The Vinson has a straight axl?
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Postby ash2042 » Thu Jul 29, 2004 3:02 am

Yes, the vinson has a solid axle and has limited slip front differential(another 3 wheel drive), these are they only down falls I can see, other than ground clearance due to the axle.
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Postby ash2042 » Thu Jul 29, 2004 3:17 am

Another good feature about the vinson is it comes from the factory with all three lights working at the same time. What I am trying to say is you don't need a headlight modification kit. We're going riding sunday so I guess I will see how it stacks up against the polaris.
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Postby Ken » Sun Aug 01, 2004 5:24 pm

Coool.
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Postby ash2042 » Tue Aug 03, 2004 9:51 am

My dumbass buddy burried his vinson in mud on the very first ride. he sucked mud into the exhaust. The atv would only go 4 mph on the way home. I have a feeling his atv won't be running to much longer, because he hasn't changed the fluids or anything.
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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Tue Aug 03, 2004 2:43 pm

Boys and Girls.....

Can you say.....

POLARIS
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Postby Ken » Tue Aug 03, 2004 10:26 pm

Oh man.....Brutal.
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Postby ash2042 » Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:51 am

Hey Miyagi I tried to get him to buy a polaris but he liked the suzuki. I think the next time I am riding with him on some rough trails I'll let him try out the polaris and the independent rear suspension. I don't think he knows what he is missing.
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Postby Thrasher » Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:33 am

i let my buddy ride mine the other day while i rode his raptor (can u say wheelies!) he was telling me that my ride has a 'caddilac suspension' heh, gotta love it...while i was scaring the shit out of myself on his ride..he has that thing all hopped up, i was pulling wheelies in 2nd and 3rd
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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Wed Aug 04, 2004 9:17 am

That sounds like fun.....
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suzuki vinson 500 snorkel kit?

Postby jqff » Mon Sep 06, 2004 11:56 am

does anyone know of a pre-fabed snorkel kit or has anyone attepmted to make one yet, let me know.

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Postby Ken » Tue Sep 14, 2004 7:56 am

Thrasher may know about snorkels....He's the mud bogger.


Although Jack and I could have used one on Saturday....wait till you see the pictures...
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Postby Mr. Miyagi » Tue Sep 14, 2004 4:16 pm

I checked Google and couldn't find any for your bike/quad.
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Postby MrPolaris » Wed Sep 15, 2004 9:49 am

ash2042 wrote:Hey Miyagi I tried to get him to buy a polaris but he liked the suzuki. I think the next time I am riding with him on some rough trails I'll let him try out the polaris and the independent rear suspension. I don't think he knows what he is missing.
I know that I personally have both a ride with Indpt rear suspension as well as a solid axle and I think that they both have their advnatages. I can do some decent things. I rode my indpt suspension for a few hours and then switched and I did not notice a difference. Maybe when I get old like the rest of you though I will feel the difference after a long days ride.
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