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The dealer fixed my 04 Blue Grizzly! It had a bad sensor for the fan or radiator! It rides awesome now! The owner of the dealership got it from my house and brought it back to my house and gave me a free 1 year warranty with the 6 month warranty and bought me a $25.00 Oneal racing shirt! Nice Guy! I rode it about 14 miles today! I rode through mud in the ditches by my house that I could never go through on my Beartracker and wouldn't have made it if I wasn't in Front Differential Lock! I wash it off everytime I ride it! Trying to keep it clean as possible! I'm going to buy a small electric pressure washer to clean it with. This thing is just awesome! It rides like your on air compared to my Beartracker! It's so smooth! I took my dad and mom for a drive on my trails and they couldn't believe it was so comfortable and how smooth it was! I couldn't believe how great it soaked up the bumps on my trails! It's one of the best atvs out there! The engine braking is awesome! I've got a lot of hills on my trails and going down them I didn't use the brakes but twice the whole time I rode it! Going up my steepest hill was no problem just put it in low and 4-wheel drive and drive slow over it whereas on my Beartracker I would have to put it in 1st or 2nd gear and floor it! The Grizzly made it up it like it was nothing! It's in the top 3 best hillclimb atvs one professional review said! The only things i've noticed was the clanking sound when you go over a big bump and when you get out of 4-wheel drive! When you put it in high sometimes it will jump for a second and when you put it in park the light don't come on but it goes in park. This is all understandable. This fourwheeler feels like my brother's Yamaha 760 jet ski very smooth! It was just awesome riding it today!
 

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sounds like you came out ok,,,, kinda sucks to wait so long and have trouble right off the start, but the grizz is worth the wait,,,,, enjoy,,,,,, cg
 

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Glad everything worked out. Sounds like you have it broke in just right.

So, as a new Grizzly rider, what do you think of the stories about it being "tippy".
 

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M400,

Sounds like you have the BUG just like the rest of us mate, enjoy it and pics mate we need pics. :)

Cheers Noel
 

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It doesn't feel tippy at all to me! My Beartracker I could get it on 2 wheels and hold it for about 10 seconds! It's not nearly as tippy as my beartracker probably because it's a lot wider in stance and heavier. I've had it up to 40 mph and it was just cruising! It's just awesome the way it handles! I'll try to get some pics but I don't have a scanner. It's the 2004 blue Grizzly with the stock tires and rims. You can go to yamaha-motor.com and look at the 2005 Grizzly's pictures. It's the same as the 2004. I'm enjoying it very much!
 

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I guess you were pretty excited, haha... I think that post has to be a record for the most "!" used at one time, haha!

Glad to hear all is well.

Jim
 

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dont worry about that clanking ....its normal caliper/ drive line slack noise
and the rocking it to get the park light on is normal too because a lever has to drop into a cog to get the light on.
Glad your dealer is treating you right......enjoy and be safe
 

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We know what your Griz looks like, we want to see that permanent smile. Now you can tell everyone that passed the rumors about the Grizzly being tippy, they were full of crap.

Welcome to the new world.
 

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I think people use the term tippy when they should be saying that it sways. In my humble opinion, these are not the same thing. The Grizzly is very responsive to body english. If all you do is sit straight up and down and you don't lean into corners, you shouldn't be going fast enough that you would ever tip over anyway.

If you are doing high speed trail or dirt road riding and going around flat turns, all you need to do is stiffen up the shocks one notch so you get a little more slide and a little less bite. But you still need to use some body english.
 

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Nope.....tippy.....off cambers are bad on the grizz....its tippy.....I put 7,500 miles on my Kodiak and have close to 4,900 miles on my Grizz......I know tippy when I feel it
 

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hmmmmmm,,,, im drunke ninntiey perceent of the tim,,, almoste an xpert on tippie,,,, never hav knoticed it on the grizz,,,,,, cg
 

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At least we're in agreement.
 

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Well a little late to the thread but real glade it all worked out for you Master400 and the dealer treated you right.

Good to hear you are enjoying the Grizz :)

Mike
 
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