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admin 12-27-2012 04:12 PM

ATV.com Gives Away 2013 Yamaha Raptor Project
 
After building it up with thousands of dollars in parts and accessories from GYTR and others and taking it out for a final test ride, it was finally time to pick a winner of ATV.com's Yamaha Raptor 700 Project ATV. We reached our hand into a very large figurative hat and the lucky winner was chosen Dewayne Hughes of Ware Shoals, South Carolina.

We called up a very surprised Dewayne and told him he won the contest. Though we weren't entirely sure he believed us, we finally convinced him when we pulled up in our truck loaded with his awesome new ride.

More: ATV.com Gives Away 2013 Yamaha Raptor Project on ATV.com

Tommy Warren 12-27-2012 06:17 PM

i didn't know there was a draw....

easystreet 12-28-2012 08:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tommy Warren (Post 1072433)
i didn't know there was a draw....

I tried keeping it a secret. Apparently this dude found out.

Out Back Welding 12-28-2012 08:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by easystreet (Post 1072525)
I tried keeping it a secret. Apparently this dude found out.

Nice tactic... Chump!



CONGRATULATIONS Dewayne!!


Darryll

hughesnp 12-28-2012 09:03 PM

Thanks Darryll, I'm prolly gonna be hitting you up for one of them extended swingarms soon, It's hard to keep the front end down

Tommy Warren 12-28-2012 09:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hughesnp (Post 1072530)
Thanks Darryll, I'm prolly gonna be hitting you up for one of them extended swingarms soon, It's hard to keep the front end down

those OMF wheels are ugly....you should sell them to me rreeaall cheap.:wow: haha congrats on the win.... I won a bag of chips once...its exciting:o

Pacific Barbarian 12-28-2012 09:33 PM

Congratulations!!! You probably know this, but wow, you are lucky!!! Hope you enjoy the ride and looking forward to hearing more about your adventures on your new quad!

hughesnp 12-28-2012 09:45 PM

thanks guys, any of yall know anything about adjusting the rear shock?

Pacific Barbarian 12-28-2012 10:05 PM

I take it you are bottoming it out, common problem. Fact is, the stock rear shock is insufficient. But what you could do is increase the preload (spring tension) as tight as possible. Then you can also increase the high speed and low speed compression by adjusting the screws in a clockwise direction to increase the damping effect. You will have to play around with it until it is better. The adjusters are click style. Whatever you do, do not screw them all the way in and leave it there. You must back them out, or else you will end up causing damage. But to be honest, the rear shock is not up to scratch.

dr dig-it 12-28-2012 10:36 PM

man, i was so sure id win this,i went out and got a new blue helmet!!crapppp:( guess ill just stick with my 07 for now!!


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