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I need more power. I put the 13t front sprocket on Friday night and went to LS Saturday. I did pretty well the first couple of drag races. I was in front of many of the piped Banshees and behind many of the FAST banshees. This is where it ended though. My TRX simply does not have enough power to get my 250 lb ass out of the hole consistently well. There was a piped YFZ that saw my tail light on one of my early, "lucky" races and then he lined up again and I got him out of the hole, but my front end was still up in 2nd and I was heading towards him so I hide to lift and I could never catch back up. From about my 5th race to my 20th race I did worse and worse trying to find that sweet spot. I got nipped by a kid on a piped Polaris 500! He only weighed about 120 lbs, but an A$$ whoopin is an A$$ whoopin, he got out by about 1.5 on me and I could never close the gap. On a bright note, there was a guy that had a Sparks piped and muffed TRX and his TRX acted totally different than my slow turd. His would RIP out of the hole and then RIP in 2nd and 3rd and 4th. Too bad he drank a cup of coffee between each shift. Ok, I am done with my wine, now its time for me to start ordering parts because I love to sand drag and I hate getting beat.
 

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Originally posted by lilthumper@Apr 18 2004, 03:12 PM
I need more power. I put the 13t front sprocket on Friday night and went to LS Saturday. I did pretty well the first couple of drag races. I was in front of many of the piped Banshees and behind many of the FAST banshees. This is where it ended though. My TRX simply does not have enough power to get my 250 lb ass out of the hole consistently well. There was a piped YFZ that saw my tail light on one of my early, "lucky" races and then he lined up again and I got him out of the hole, but my front end was still up in 2nd and I was heading towards him so I hide to lift and I could never catch back up. From about my 5th race to my 20th race I did worse and worse trying to find that sweet spot. I got nipped by a kid on a piped Polaris 500!  He only weighed about 120 lbs, but an A$$ whoopin is an A$$ whoopin, he got out by about 1.5 on me and I could never close the gap. On a bright note, there was a guy that had a Sparks piped and muffed TRX and his TRX acted totally different than my slow turd. His would RIP out of the hole and then RIP in 2nd and 3rd and 4th. Too bad he drank a cup of coffee between each shift. Ok, I am done with my wine, now its time for me to start ordering parts because I love to sand drag and I hate getting beat. 
I have a Sparks equipped TRX, I go to LS all the time. ...I'll tell you this, I have crappy Kenda Dune Hopper sand tires, and I still beat just about anything I race....The only things that beat me are the banshee's running alcahol. and some of them only get me at the end. ...I have only been beat by 1 YFZ, and he had major, mojor work done....there was a 80 pound kid on it beating everybody...his dad did alot of work to it...I spoke with his dad about it....I have raced dozens of YFZ's and thats the only one thats ever came close. they are normally a couple quad lengths behind and falling back....Even with a bad start, and they jump out in front of me, I will still close on them and pass them....

My only point here is, go get some of Sparks Items, and your worrys will be over...say bye bye to the others. :D
 

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Sparks sells some really good stuff, but you may try calling that new company nmotion, they are coming out with some prett trick new mods for the TRX that isn't exactly being done by other companies.....yet!

obviously I'm partial to this company since they are in my home town.
 

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Originally posted by TRX450rlude+May 29 2004, 09:25 AM-->
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I need more power. I put the 13t front sprocket on Friday night and went to LS Saturday. I did pretty well the first couple of drag races. I was in front of many of the piped Banshees and behind many of the FAST banshees. This is where it ended though. My TRX simply does not have enough power to get my 250 lb ass out of the hole consistently well. There was a piped YFZ that saw my tail light on one of my early, "lucky" races and then he lined up again and I got him out of the hole, but my front end was still up in 2nd and I was heading towards him so I hide to lift and I could never catch back up. From about my 5th race to my 20th race I did worse and worse trying to find that sweet spot. I got nipped by a kid on a piped Polaris 500!  He only weighed about 120 lbs, but an A$$ whoopin is an A$$ whoopin, he got out by about 1.5 on me and I could never close the gap. On a bright note, there was a guy that had a Sparks piped and muffed TRX and his TRX acted totally different than my slow turd. His would RIP out of the hole and then RIP in 2nd and 3rd and 4th. Too bad he drank a cup of coffee between each shift. Ok, I am done with my wine, now its time for me to start ordering parts because I love to sand drag and I hate getting beat. 
I have a Sparks equipped TRX, I go to LS all the time. ...I'll tell you this, I have crappy Kenda Dune Hopper sand tires, and I still beat just about anything I race....The only things that beat me are the banshee's running alcahol. and some of them only get me at the end. ...I have only been beat by 1 YFZ, and he had major, mojor work done....there was a 80 pound kid on it beating everybody...his dad did alot of work to it...I spoke with his dad about it....I have raced dozens of YFZ's and thats the only one thats ever came close. they are normally a couple quad lengths behind and falling back....Even with a bad start, and they jump out in front of me, I will still close on them and pass them....

My only point here is, go get some of Sparks Items, and your worrys will be over...say bye bye to the others. :D
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if you go to LS frequently have you race the rotax boys yet??? 3 white yfzs with ron woods pipes on them...cause they are saying that no hondas have beat them yet :D and cpcpatriots dragyfz pulls over 50 up that hill on nitrous LOL

sounds like we just found you a race B)
 

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Hey Jones, are you over here trolling for someone to run you with that new PC? :D Well then come on and bring it!





I'm just jackin' with ya.
These guys are, I mean, were (geesh could you not find an older post to dig up?) talking about Little Sahara State Park in Oklahoma, we're the other Little Sahara. If you ever feel like coming out this way, I'd be happy to show you around the place.

One of these days, I'm going to make it out to Utah come h3ll or high water. I'm sure Kam would let me in his camp so all you YFZ guys don't gang up on us. :D
 

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I go to Waynoka too. Do you guys race on the long flat aera with 10 or so people and everybody lines up down the sides or do you race side by side with the lights and tower. I watch you all race and you all are fast. I ride a 01 Raptor with a yosh exaust. I like jumping in the big dunes. I have learned a lot from you all and i'm thinking about getting a new 450r with the hrc kit and 13t sprocket. I have a 12t on my yam now, how will the 450r be copared to my yam. Oh by the way i'm having my tranny rebuilt. POS. Thanks for all the great posts for me to read and learn. :)
 

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Originally posted by Bad Habit@Feb 9 2005, 06:13 PM
Hey Jones, are you over here trolling for someone to run you with that new PC? :D Well then come on and bring it!





I'm just jackin' with ya.
These guys are, I mean, were (geesh could you not find an older post to dig up?) talking about Little Sahara State Park in Oklahoma, we're the other Little Sahara.  If you ever feel like coming out this way, I'd be happy to show you around the place.

One of these days, I'm going to make it out to Utah come h3ll or high water.  I'm sure Kam would let me in his camp so all you YFZ guys don't gang up on us. :D
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bad habit, r u talking about ls in utah? i want to make a trip there this spring. i'm from vegas, so i'm thinking it would be about a 6-7 hr drive. what i need to know is the camping area. is it right at the dunes, or do u have to go aways from camp to the dunes. and is there a $$ for camping. I have a 8 1/2 x 16 enclosed trailer. I've put in some cabinets, wired for elect, a gen ect.
 

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TRX450rlude, what does it meant to have a sparks equiped R? Just the pipe or more?

I have the Sparks X-6 pipe and Sparks Aggressive cam.... is that all you are talking about? I hop to be beating some YFZ's at Snakehunt this year with my R!
 

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Originally posted by GeneralG@Mar 9 2005, 11:56 PM
TRX450rlude, what does it meant to have a sparks equiped R?  Just the pipe or more?

I have the Sparks X-6 pipe and Sparks Aggressive cam.... is that all you are talking about?  I hop to be beating some YFZ's at Snakehunt this year with my R!
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I had the sparks cam is all, I recently switched to the Hot Cam stage 2, and WOW...way better then the sparks. I would have never guessed it. With the Sparks I would beat some and some would beat me...But I beat alot more then could beat me...a stock YFZ could not do it.
 

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Originally posted by hoop52+Mar 7 2005, 09:20 PM-->
<!--QuoteBegin-Bad Habit
@Feb 9 2005, 06:13 PM
Hey Jones, are you over here trolling for someone to run you with that new PC? :D   Well then come on and bring it!





I'm just jackin' with ya.
These guys are, I mean, were (geesh could you not find an older post to dig up?) talking about Little Sahara State Park in Oklahoma, we're the other Little Sahara.  If you ever feel like coming out this way, I'd be happy to show you around the place.

One of these days, I'm going to make it out to Utah come h3ll or high water.  I'm sure Kam would let me in his camp so all you YFZ guys don't gang up on us. :D
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bad habit, r u talking about ls in utah? i want to make a trip there this spring. i'm from vegas, so i'm thinking it would be about a 6-7 hr drive. what i need to know is the camping area. is it right at the dunes, or do u have to go aways from camp to the dunes. and is there a $$ for camping. I have a 8 1/2 x 16 enclosed trailer. I've put in some cabinets, wired for elect, a gen ect.
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I go to LS (utah) about 20 times a year its like a 2 hour drive so for your questions, you have a few camp grounds to chose from, 1st being Little Sahara camp ground its right at the face of "sand mountian" and has two restrooms but no RV hook up and no tress. 2nd being Oais campground it has restrooms and RV dump, water and tress but is about 5 miles from the mountian but has nice dune trails the whole way there. 3rd is White sands and is much farther from the mountian and i dont know much about it. Hope this helps pm me if u have questions
 
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Hey when I get my TRX I will be making regular trips over to little sahara... being that I lve in the neighboring state Arkansas and those are the only dunes for like hundreds and hundreds of miles. Any way mayb all of us that ride over there can meet up sometime for a ride?
 
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