Well as a few of you may know, I sold my 700 last September. Got into street bikes over the summer, and just didn't get out on the quad anymore. After nearly ten years and four quads, it just sat there. I spent all my time on the new interest: Ninja 650... Had a lot of fun on it over the summer, but now that it's put away for the winter, it's just got to where I can't stand not having a quad!
So a couple weeks ago I picked up a winter project: a well used and worn 2005 Raptor 660R. It had been used for MX, and was well set up with a full Yoshimura exhaust, aftermarket aluminum air box, K&N filter, EBC heavy duty clutch and springs, Fly Racing handlebars, ODI grips, Moose hand guards, aftermarket Nerf bars, G-Force axle, and YFZ front shocks (there may be more, this is just what I have discovered so far tearing it down…) All of which must have been fairly recently added, as none of them were nearly as worn as the rest of the quad. It is a strong runner, starts right up with no smoke; good smooth idle, tight sounding engine with very snappy throttle response.
Radiator slightly bent , but not leaking
I know it's not a Honda, and doesn't look like much, and believe me it needs a lot of work and parts. But the rebuild is underway, and I hope to be back out there riding by late March or early April.