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hi folks, i just picked up my new ( to me) 03 700 sportsman, my neighbour and i went out for a ride, he has a 09 500 sp efi. While driving full out we were exactly neck and neck at 55 mph. I was wondering if this sounds right, i figured i should have about 10mph on him on the top end, or is the newer 500 just as fast as an older 700, thanks in advance for any input you may have.
 

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it's not so much about the speed as it is the torque. I'd bet you have more acceleration and low-end pulling power in the 700.. :)
 

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actually, it turned out the bearing in the secondary clutch was shot, ended up seizing up and the sheaves wouldn't go back together properly. I can now pull away from him at wide open throttle. thanks for the replies
 
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