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Old 09-12-2007, 09:21 AM   #11
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I believe that the yamaha got 19or20 mpg. I know several people that have yamaha triples and they always did better on fuel than I did. I get between 13 & 15 mpg. I have never heard of anyone with a Firecat (f5,f6orf7) getting 19 or 20 mpg. I consider my mpg to be acceptable. I am more interested in performance but,I would not want to get much less mpg.
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Old 09-18-2007, 09:48 AM   #12
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I own a 05 600EFI Sabercat & a 2000 Sxr600w/pipes, I ride with two guys with Sxr700 Yams & one with a SRX700 Yam.

Gas mileage goes like this SRX700 is by far the best, & with by far the most performance PERIOD!
The 2 Sxr700s are always $4-6.00 better on fuel than my 600EFI Cat but are outrun by the Cat.
My old Sxr600w/pipes is just slightly better on gas than my Cat but will outrun the Cat & the two Sxr700's anyday, anytime, anyplace It also has 20,000kms on it with one set of pistons & a new track last year
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Old 09-18-2007, 11:57 AM   #13
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (ryan187 @ Aug 21 2007, 06:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
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Hi i have a buddy (sxr 700) who says his triple will get more fuel milage than an 05 ski-doo 600 carb and gets the same milage as my 04 efi f6 sno pro Ya it's kinda of stupid question but heard that f6 efi gets 13-15 MPG and i told him those numbers but he said bullshit "efi is a dog on gas" And I heard efi is great but i'm going to side with my arctic cat brothers and sister Thanks for the help

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I have an 04 F6 and get around 13-14 mpg riding pretty aggressively. I can't speak for the SXR, but I do know that EFI is much more efficient on gas than traditional carbed sleds . I know one of the sled magazines compared carbed firecats to efi firecats and said there was a full gallon difference between the two at the pump. If he does get better mileage, ask him if its worth all the back pain of riding an SXR! lol.
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Old 09-27-2007, 10:39 AM   #14
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I don't know about mileage because I have never checked it, but I did ride a 2000 700 SXR before I bought my 700 EFI Sabercat. Maybe my Yammi was a fluke but it never saw a gas station that it didn't have to stop at, maybe it was because I was in the throttle all of the time trying to keep up with the 600's I was riding with. I don't know why but it was a gas hog!!!! My Sabercat even with the extra mods [ 150 + HP] goes twice as far on a tank as my Yammi did. I am sure the 30 more HP and 40 less pounds has alot to do with that, I can ride at 3/4 throttle with the Sabercat and do what the Yammi did at full throttle. I am not bashing the Yammi, I enjoyed that sled and the way it handled but it was a gas hog.
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Old 09-27-2007, 06:29 PM   #15
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frofro666 @ Aug 21 2007, 09:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
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My 04 F6 EFI non sno pro gets 125+ miles per tank....rougly 19mpg most of the time on groomed trails. Where u ride and how you ride is what is gonna take you mileage away.[/b]
19 MPG is a joke - it's more like 12-14.
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Old 10-05-2007, 11:05 PM   #16
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frofro666 @ Aug 21 2007, 09:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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My 04 F6 EFI non sno pro gets 125+ miles per tank....rougly 19mpg most of the time on groomed trails. Where u ride and how you ride is what is gonna take you mileage away.[/b]
19 MPG is a joke - it's more like 12-14.
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Was questioning the math there too

125 miles on a tank...that's 10 gallons my math says that's 12.5 MPG
or if it's a 12 gallon tank @ 125 miles that's 10 MPG !! ouch
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