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Ok, So I bought a new 2004 650 V2 with 12 miles on it. When I 1st started riding it, it was kind of doggy & not too responsive. Ive broken in many sleds and alot of bikes both 2 & 4 strokes.
I believe in varying the throttle, and not staying constant for too long, but I also believe to open it up each ride longer each time. Well now I have 92 miles on it, and Ive never ridden anything that shows such an increase in throttle response and top end. Everytime I go out it gets faster, and quicker. My question is... Are all Arctic Cats this way?
What's been your experience w/ Cats during break in?
Whatever Im doing 1 thing is for sure, and that's this Cat LOVES it! With the exception of a whine in the front diff which dealer said is nature of the beast all the noises from the engine brake are gone, everything works VERY smooth, and the performance is night & day from 12 miles to 90.
Thanks for sharing your opinions, and experiences :thumbsup:
 

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Nice! I was hoping it wasnt my imagination. Nice to hear someone else has experienced the night & day difference.
 

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I noticed the improvements too!

Somewhere in the 5-800 mile range, the improvement 'noticeablility' faded and has stabilized since.

My snowmobiles usually were done in a few tanks of gas, but this current one took about 4-500 miles before it felt 'loose' and stabilized.

Sure wish my snowmobile engine could be easily swapped into my ATV though! ;)

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Dynatek / Copperhead? What are these and where do I get them?
Are these like the "Moose Module" Ive heard about? My belt must be Ok because it squeals / chirps at idle in gear. I'll make sure it stays that way. Id like to know more about the Dynatek / Copperhead, etc. Thx
 

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moose just gets rid of the initial take off lag, dynatek changes the power band through out the whole rpm, basically advances the timing. if you don't have any motor work planned for the future (ie cams port/polishing, bigbore ect) i would recomend the dynatek.

copperhead does that and is changeable by user via computer, basically the user can remap to his/her specification, but twice the cost as dynatek.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/DynaTek-FS-...1QQcmdZViewItem

i had the moose, moved up to the dynatek and now have the copperhead. with the dynatek just plug in and away you go, definately a worthy mod imo.

http://www.velocitydevices.com/cdi.htm

moose is a also worth while mod for the money. basically depends on your budget and what you are looking to do with your machine. search around lots of info on the modules/cdi's.

http://www.theoutdoorshopinc.com/v3/produc...;products_id=98
 
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