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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-29-2005, 06:13 PM
andrewr05
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power launching/burnouts in a 4x4?

I have a 2000 ArcticCat 400 and I was wondering what damage it causes to the clutch to do ("burn outs")pressing the foot shifter down 1/4" which engages the clutch, giving it throttle and then lifting up- causing the 4-wheeler to launch forward agresively. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/AR15firing.gif[/img] It probably isnt good for it because it causes lots of extra wear and tear on the drivetrain but I still do it! I mostly do this on grass, mud, loose gravel and on ice/snow-hehe(free's up the wheels quite nicely for donuts)
Does anyone else do this with there 4-wheeler and has anything gone wrong? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-13-2005, 03:44 PM
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Re: power launching/burnouts in a 4x4?

HMMMMMMMMM... It seems that either no one has any input on my post or all 350 of you think im a complete moron?
I dont get it I cant possibly be that much of an idiot and be the only one who knows that the clutch on automanual four wheelers engages when you press the shifter down!!!!??
[img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cussing.gif[/img] WTF?
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Re: power launching/burnouts in a 4x4?

I do that on my eiger and foreman and have never had any problems. Im not saying it's not damaging anything (I really have no idea) but nothing's broke yet.
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 12-04-2005, 09:57 AM
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Re: power launching/burnouts in a 4x4?

I do that on my TRX 250 to bring the front wheels up and I have broken my shifter two times.
post #5 of (permalink) Old 12-06-2005, 12:13 AM
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Re: power launching/burnouts in a 4x4?

The reason they put an auto clutch on all 4x4s is for durability. A manual clutch would not last on a heavy 4x4 with the typical uses they get.
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