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Old 11-26-2018, 08:01 PM
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I hope you get many years of use out of it. All of the Yamahas my friend's family had were good except for the Breeze. It just couldn't handle the number of miles we did on a ride. I think someone else made them for Yamaha.
 
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Old 11-28-2018, 01:44 PM
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Originally Posted by krfish View Post
thanks for the great advice. I took advice and rented one for a day. Kept it in 2wd as much as I could but I did find a couple of occasions where 4x4 was handy, especially very rocky inclines and deep washes with pea gravel. Decided that since most riding is by myself, Iíd be smarter to stick with 4x4 after some of the replies about better to have it and not use it, than the other way around. I managed to find a good (touch wood) used Yamy Bruin 350 that I am loving so far on the handful of times Iíve been out. Thanks again everyone. Cheers
Yamaha build great machines. If you ride much by yourself I'd look into getting a winch.
 
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Old 12-06-2018, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by krfish View Post
Looking to buy first ATV for use in Arizona. Seeing as how the terrain is sandy and rocky, can I get away with just a 2wd? Iím old but a starter so looking at something like an Ozark. Iíd hate to spend a bunch of money and find ATVing isnít for me. Will I regret not having 4wd for sandy/rocky areas? Thanks for any advice.
If you have a 2wd truck or suv it might be wise to try the traction of them in the Arizona terrain. if there's no traction problems then you wouldn't have any problems with just a 2WD model. however, the price difference between 4WD and 2WD isn't that high anyways so i would recommend 4wd.
 
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