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2002 ZR 600EFI CC Top Speed

What is a realistic top speed for this sled? I see a lot of top speeds in American Snowmobile magazine and they seem slow. The last one I saw was the 2010 ZR 1 Turbo Sno pro at like 98 mph. I think my 600 top end is around mid 90's, but I've never run it with radar or GPS to know for sure. Sled is studded 144 with 1.25 track. Thanks
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the Z1 turbo will do a lot more than 98. but besides that on GPS mid 90's would be pretty close cause on the dream-o-meter i've had um going 105 ish

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The reason the 98 mph z1 was that is because it was at a higher elevation ~5000' and two they don't test their sleds on ice. They run that for a 1/4 mile or just more on trail..... Your zr 600 CCE will be hard pressed to break the 95mph mark even on ice with that track and those studs..... The gearing is not set up for that and the track and studs are huge HP stealer at high speeds.... Most snowmobile speedo's are WAY WAY WAY OFF compared to what people are actually doing. I have worked with the sheriff before radaring people and when you stop them and ask them how fast they were going its funny to hear them say "well my speedo was buried, or it was pushing 90". They look pretty upset when you tell them the radar has them at 78mph....
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My guess is mid 90's. The CC track will rob about 2 to 4 mph over the non cross country track. (1.25 inch track?)

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I have this sled but I have 1.75" track and on the low-end of acceptable compression; it *easily* churns up to 75mph in most conditions and I usually have throttle left (and I'm happy with that); if conditions were right, I could see touching 90mph or a little higher (on speedo).

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About 90 mph in stock form with everything working perfect. It is real easy to calculate because the top rpm is supposed to be 8300, and the sled came with a 20/39 gearing. From the service manual, that gives 81.8 mph at a 1:1 clutch ratio. Multiply that by 1.12 for the overdrive clutch and you get 91. It is all in the service manual. With the 144 and taller lugs you will be slower, and if you changes the gearing at all you will be different too. This all depends on clutching if you are getting the clutches to shift out fully too.
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