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rminier

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Nice article by "John Deere Joe" Rainville.
« on: June 26, 2018, 04:10:41 PM »
 Joe wrote this for American Snowmobiler magazine.
Great history....thanks, Joe!

http://amsnow.com/reviews/vintage/2018/01/1982-kawasaki-interceptor-550-it-was-the-hottest-thing-on-snow
75 SnoJet Astro SS, 79 Kawasaki Invader 440 (two of them), 81 Scorpion Sidewinder, 82 Blizzard 9500, 83 Yamaha Vmax 540, 97 MXZ 670....and holding...for now.

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Re: Nice article by "John Deere Joe" Rainville.
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2018, 07:37:03 AM »
Nice article the question that always came to mind was when Kawasaki made the quad (4) free air engine for Arctic cat do you think they would of gone liquid cooled top end and if so how much hp would've that had.

rminier

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Re: Nice article by "John Deere Joe" Rainville.
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2018, 09:12:22 AM »
 Good question, sprocket. I thoroughly enjoy this video of the free air King Cat with the Kawi 796 cc 4 banger....
Wait a few seconds after the start until they get in the back straight....wait for it.....LOL

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=800+king+cat&&view=detail&mid=387085BDD9E1B513E5FA387085BDD9E1B513E5FA&&FORM=VRDGAR
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75 SnoJet Astro SS, 79 Kawasaki Invader 440 (two of them), 81 Scorpion Sidewinder, 82 Blizzard 9500, 83 Yamaha Vmax 540, 97 MXZ 670....and holding...for now.

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75 SnoJet Astro SS, 79 Kawasaki Invader 440 (two of them), 81 Scorpion Sidewinder, 82 Blizzard 9500, 83 Yamaha Vmax 540, 97 MXZ 670....and holding...for now.

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Re: Nice article by "John Deere Joe" Rainville.
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2018, 06:49:48 AM »
I know Keith that sled rips not many out there that builds a complete race sled & races their own builds go Kawasaki.