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Tim, have you ever thought about selling your Prowler? Just curious! Long term owners tend to keep them forever! How many miles on yours?
 

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I still have it, only put a few hundred on it this year at camp, work has been super busy and I'm beat at the end of the day. Working on finishing up the barn and I just sold my Big Cummins Powered Pickup, just looking to finish up some long-term projects so I can go play more. Just over 2k on the prowler.
 

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From what I remember, it is a first class rig! Very nice in every regard! Did you ever finish the alternator project? Mine seems to be working flawlessly! Fan used to drop the voltage to around 12 even when it came on, and with the alternator charging it barely drops at all, I see about 14 even on the voltage gage!
 

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Not finished yet, I have to use a big pulley on rear diff and now with the Muzzy Duals in there I need to figure a spot for the alternator unit.
 

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I used a 6" pulley on the drive shaft, could have went up to an 8" before I'd worry about hitting something on the trail. 3 to 1 ratio seems to provide ample charging. I check my batteries at the end of a day, and both are in the high 12.7 and up area. I run with my lights on and belt fan running on the street, and have not seen any low voltage! Great project, glad you mentioned that you were going to do yours, give me the spark to finish mine!
 

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I used a 6" pulley on the drive shaft, could have went up to an 8" before I'd worry about hitting something on the trail. 3 to 1 ratio seems to provide ample charging. I check my batteries at the end of a day, and both are in the high 12.7 and up area. I run with my lights on and belt fan running on the street, and have not seen any low voltage! Great project, glad you mentioned that you were going to do yours, give me the spark to finish mine!

what's left to finish RD ??
 

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Not sure! More than likely start playing with the suspension, want to be able to dirt track it at will! I think I'll have to try the locked rear end soon, it should change the way I drive it somewhat. Turf Saver is still going strong, so I hate to remove it! Just changed to lube in it, and no metal particles, lube looked somewhat dirty, but not bad!
 

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I have the 8" currently, just need to sit back with a couple of cold ones and ponder the mounting location sometime when not so busy.
 
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I picked a spot next to the engine on the passenger side, but the 700 is more than likely more compact. I though about putting it in front of the engine mounted backwards, and then trimming the floor to fit it and installing a console to cover it. Tough to find space and still make it serviceable! The 8" pulley would give me about 3/4" clearance above the skid plate.
 

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Waitin on one more special tool and then it's gettin tore down I can see a gear chewed up on the shift shaft I think..when I run a inspection camera in thru the oil filler hole. Will prolly dedicate Saturday or sunday to tearing it apart and hopefully will be a simple fix once it's apart
 

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Hope it go's OK for you, and turns out to be something minor! The Prowler 1000 is a beast when running! I think you will like it!
 

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Man it had all kinda power the little time I rode it that's the main reason why I traded my grizzly 700 i built for it. Wish these tools would get in so I can get started on it.. might go ahead an pull heads an cylinders while I'm waitin on the crankshaft protector for the flywheel puller
 

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Pretty easy to work on once you get inside the motor! I'm into mine a couple of times a year, just checking things over to make sure everything is good! Not sure on the 1000, but the head bolts on a 700/650 are a one time deal! I tied confirming that at the factory, and they referred me back to a dealer! Dealer I went to could not even look up parts in a competent manner, yet alone work on one! LOL My head bolts are 21.00 each, I went to machine studs to contain the costs related to pulling the head. Only thing to watch with studs is the top end oil passage, which is one of the cylinder head bolt passage, using a 10 metric stud in that hole will starve the top end of oil, want to ask me how I know? Cost me sending my cam, and rocker arms back in to get hard chromed again! I had my studs made, I bought quality Metric 10 steel rod out of the metal depot, cut it to length using the head bolt as a pattern for length, and length of threads on each end, and had a local machine shop thread them for me. My studs are 10X1.25X230mm. I use a factory bolt in the oil passage hole.
 

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Man thanks for that info il check into the head bolts maybe even try to make some studs. I know on the yamaha 700 I always replaced head bolts during a top end job an resurfaced the heads I have 2 good running engines for a grizzly 700 Sittin in my shop after this build i think I got enough parts to put me another
grizzly together..
It seems like I can't find any info online about these 1000 engines so I guess that means they don't habe a lot of probs or nobody works on them there self
 

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Should there be any side play on the crankshaft an rod? Has very little but I'm not used to twin cylinder so I just want to make sure
 

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I looked at the specs on that and they stated .90mm on side play! You could sure feel that by hand! How is the repair going?
 

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Goin ok waitin on a 37 mm impact socket to get secondary clutch off got everything else ready to go then im goin to split the case. 1st one got lost in the mail. An second one is being shipped a hr away from my house so should be here today hopefully im ready to get this bad boy running.
 

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In a pinch I used a 1 1/4" on the primary, and a 1 1/2" on the secondary. Both were 8 point.
 

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In a pinch I used a 1 1/4" on the primary, and a 1 1/2" on the secondary. Both were 8 point.
assume you meant 6 point , a 6 or 12 point are your options unless it's a double square which is 8 point :)
 
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Well I got everything in if work slows down il try an get it tore apart this weekend a/c's in texas summer will keep you BUSY
 
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