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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-27-2000, 11:05 AM
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RMK800 OR AC800

Does anyone have any input on the 800 twins for high marking and powder riding. I was primarily interested in the Rmk 800,144". But lately i've been hearing several rumurs about the power of the AC 800 Mountain cat. The geometry of the RMK seems to be right on the money for mountain riding. Has anyone actually seen the new cat perform, if it does have more power is it setup properly for mountain riding. Do the power valves work as well as they say? This isn't going to be another AC 700 PS is it?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-27-2000, 08:31 PM
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Re: RMK800 OR AC800

I will get to ride the mountian cat 800 this comming week-end in california, I'm looking at the same two.
the cat looks good in the pics. Will see how the power is.
Jack

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Jack please let us know after your ride.
Icecube

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-28-2000, 09:32 PM
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Re: RMK800 OR AC800

I rode an RMK 800 this weekend that made my RMK 700 mod act like a CAT! This thing blew me away! Cory was there to see it first hand as well.

The only thing that really made my day was when I took the 800 50 feet higher on the hill in fresh tracks than the guy that owned it.

RMK 800 - Awesome possibilities!

Mark
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Re: RMK800 OR AC800

Mark,

Was the RMK 800 a 2000 model or 2001? Was it stock???
Just curious as I have snow checked a 2001 RMK 800

Thanks .....Tom

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It was a 2000 and not stock. I have been on the stock 800's and have not been impressed over my modified 700. The 2001 800 will be a great sled, Piped, ported and 156" it is awesome.

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Re: RMK800 OR AC800

I rode the Mountian Cat 800 sat. engagement was low "3500", carbs were rich,would only pull 7400 rpm still needs
some fine tuning. Motor is real smooth,. it pulled hard to about 95 mph. Had no powder to try it in "Ice/slush"
Rode on ski runs, no problem on steep slopes. I should of taken my 700 RMK to run against it.I think my 700
will keep-up ( not stock though)
Jack

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Re: RMK800 OR AC800

Hey Mark,

Lets go ride! I own a cat!

Paul B


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Re: RMK800 OR AC800

Bring it on Paul! I have ridden with the best of the best on all brands. My little RMK 700 even keeps up with some of them. If you think that your cat is superior to anything out there, you will be in for a ride. Where do you ride and in what conditions do you believe you are the God of sledding?

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Never said I thought I was the "God" of sledding! Just don't like people talking smack. My last post was to see if I would get that response. I did. I just don't like closed minded people who think the brand they ride is the only thing on the mountain that is worth a $hit. The fact is, all the major brands make damn nice sleds. I have many friends that have Polaris, Arctic Cat, Yamaha, and Ski Doo. I've riden them all. What I've found is that with an advanced level of knowledge about his own sled, they all do about the same thing. I, and my friends have put stock Cats, Polaris, ect. in places mods won't go with poor riders, that think they are good. I ride all over Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. I do all the back country. Climbed all the big stuff. I don't think my sled is superior to anything out there and never said it was. I also don't think I'm the "God" of snowmobiling but I think I've met him and I don't believe he said his name was Mark. I'm sure you know that there are a lot of "locals" out there that you have never met that have a love of the sport and because of that are much better than those of you that call yourselves professionals. I ride 5 to 6 times a week, every week. I ride with guys that ride much more than I do. I've met guys that can blow me off the mountain, you may be one of them, I don't believe I've ever met you. To answer your question, I specialize in boondocking and deep powder riding. I also specialize in side hilling, steep stuff. I love side hilling things snow shouldn't stick to, I love the rush. I guess I'm a technical freak when it comes to my style of riding.

Anyway, I'm rambling. I would love to ride with you. Maybe you could teach me a few things. I've never gone out with an expert rider that didn't do something alittle different than I do and a lot of times learn a new, better way to do it. I'm also glad I got that response from you. It lets me prove a point. No, all sleds aren't equal, but don't trash on any one brand, there is a whole world out there you could be missing if you close your eyes and mind.

Paul

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