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Polaris Titan #6516623
04/12/19 05:06 PM
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Ryan McLeod Offline OP
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Picking mine up today!

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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516868
04/12/19 10:07 PM
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Any rebates like a couple of years ago ?
Not much room on the back for that Roof shoveller you have for the camp.

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516890
04/12/19 10:43 PM
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no Rebates but got a decent deal. The Xc is built cross country strong which is what we need for this area. Iím already thinking of reducing down time next year and to have a brand new machine means Iíll be worry free for 4 years. That the warranty I got on it. I shovel my own roof so it must be 411 youíre thinking of. My expedition will get some major TLC this summer and Iíll be smiling knowing Iím set with two machines to keep me going.


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516908
04/12/19 11:26 PM
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I always keep 2 reliable machines in top shape.Never want to have downtime when fur is running,or its making snow every day.As a matter of fact I keep 2 of everything,except the generator which I don't much use and wouldn't really miss it if it went down.

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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516914
04/12/19 11:30 PM
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Sorry Ryan my mistake 411 it was
Sure hope they changed their key design....only 5 master keys on the old models.lots of theif because of this.

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516918
04/12/19 11:34 PM
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I have 4 snowmobile and for a while three of them were down. I finally have two going now but I missed most of trapping season this year. Good call on investing in yourself Ryan

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516919
04/12/19 11:37 PM
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What'd you do muskrat buy a new one when the other one ran out of gas?

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6516925
04/12/19 11:52 PM
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One of muskrats skidoos costed him 20 bucks. Lucky guy won a raffle skidoo last year.


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6517078
04/13/19 09:15 AM
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Have any of you guys put serious miles on one of these titans yet? Good looking machine but Polaris left a bad taste in the past and wondering if they got some issues figured out.

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6517325
04/13/19 05:09 PM
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I know a few guys who have with zero issues, I think that those problems have been eliminated and the titan is a real breath of fresh air from a company that seemingly forgot what we use snowmobiles for.

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6517515
04/13/19 08:56 PM
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Itís got some serious power Iíll tell you that. My lips were just flapping in the wind driving it home. Iíve owned it for about two hours and itís just bout to hit the trail. Iíve got an industrial big boggan load of lynx carcasses to haul out then clean up and put up the bear fence.


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6517516
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I figure Iíll be done at the trapping camp after tomorrow.


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6517588
04/13/19 10:18 PM
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Congrats Ryan! Cant wait to hear your report on this sled. I've been hearing guys saying good things about it the last year or so. Im headed for the bush again soon, hope you and yours have a great summer!


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6517598
04/13/19 10:29 PM
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Looking for a track for my Tundra now. VK540 not sure if I'll ever see again sounds like Yamaha trying to squirm out of there warranty. Yamaha has really gone down hill as a company. Be paying for two more years on a machine that ran for 1 hour since November and may never run again.
Stan Zuray I wonder if his VK is still running. I should have just bought another Tundra. But so much trouble with Jack shaft bearing. I hope the Titan works great. That way will no what to get next time. Impressed with that little Arctic Cat.

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: muskrat411] #6517906
04/14/19 10:43 AM
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Originally Posted by muskrat411
Looking for a track for my Tundra now. VK540 not sure if I'll ever see again sounds like Yamaha trying to squirm out of there warranty. Yamaha has really gone down hill as a company. Be paying for two more years on a machine that ran for 1 hour since November and may never run again.
Stan Zuray I wonder if his VK is still running. I should have just bought another Tundra. But so much trouble with Jack shaft bearing. I hope the Titan works great. That way will no what to get next time. Impressed with that little Arctic Cat.


What happened to your VK ? I bought the Arctic Cat version late last winter. I did have trouble with one plug but other than that its been fine so far. Only have about 1000 km on it though. Its sure better on fuel than any other 2-stroke Ive had.


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6518063
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I had trouble with killing plugs right off the start. Then the head gasket went. They reset the oil pump and it was good for the rest of the year.
Then this fall out of nowhere it blew a piston about 2500 km. I sent it to Yukon Yamaha. They had it all winter I finally got it back a week or two ago. It ran an hour and blasted a hole right though the engine housing. Sent it back but sounds like they are trying to weasel there way out of the extended warranty.

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Yamaha should shoehorn a phaser 4 stroke engine into the VK540 frame.then they would have something.

Re: Polaris Titan [Re: muskrat411] #6518126
04/14/19 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by muskrat411
I had trouble with killing plugs right off the start. Then the head gasket went. They reset the oil pump and it was good for the rest of the year.
Then this fall out of nowhere it blew a piston about 2500 km. I sent it to Yukon Yamaha. They had it all winter I finally got it back a week or two ago. It ran an hour and blasted a hole right though the engine housing. Sent it back but sounds like they are trying to weasel there way out of the extended warranty.


Wow that sucks. Did they give you any ideas of why it was killing plugs in the beginning? Wonder what caused it to blow out the side of your engine. That would be interesting to know. I know a guy that has about 2500 km on an arctic cat version like mine and hes been trouble free so far. I will only deal with Listers. They have been good to me for 30-years now. Hope Yamaha fixes it for you. The older VKs were bullet proof machines for the most part.


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: muskrat411] #6518293
04/14/19 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by muskrat411
Looking for a track for my Tundra now. VK540 not sure if I'll ever see again sounds like Yamaha trying to squirm out of there warranty. Yamaha has really gone down hill as a company. Be paying for two more years on a machine that ran for 1 hour since November and may never run again.
Stan Zuray I wonder if his VK is still running. I should have just bought another Tundra. But so much trouble with Jack shaft bearing. I hope the Titan works great. That way will no what to get next time. Impressed with that little Arctic Cat.



Interesting your thoughts on Yamaha as a company. I good guy I know and guide thru in Canada is the biggest single user of Yamaha outboards in the country. Every 4-5 years a van load of Asians show up at the base and go over the motors top to bottom and ask us questions thru the interpetors on how to make them better. To this day I cannot think of one suggestion they ever acted on.
To the OP, congrats, great looking sled. I bought my first Polaris sled this year and the Titan model may be coming up here this fall. I really look forward to your review as well.
Osky


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Re: Polaris Titan [Re: Ryan McLeod] #6518568
04/15/19 04:36 AM
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After I chased the wolves on the way to my camp I looked down and the odometer said 54 miles. Seen 4 wolves on mackenzie. Had a good chance at one. I think o wouldíve got all 4 but the overcast weather made for dull light which is dangerous for going fast. I played it safe and got 1 anyways.


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