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The new 2009 Polaris Outlaws are out!

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Yeah, they do look very similar to the KTM. I wonder if they shared any of the drawings. I know they worked together a while back on the Outlaw. Maybe some shared R&D?

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Thank GOD I got an '08 - the '09s look like a LTR525XC - if you know what I mean. Is it just me, or does the front look really dumb - almost like my kid's Powerwheels?

I say give me the bad-ass old look, with the bigger tank - I'll loose the 6+ pounds myself.

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Welcome to the site. I think it looks pretty good!

it looks ok, i think that the lights could be improved but hey they did the best they could.:yes:

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Doesn't matter what the front looks like. When I'm on mine you will only see the back! :woot:

true:yes:

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You won't be in front of anyone for long with a tank that's a gallon smaller on the exact same bike. It's called an Outlaw and is supposed to look/be bad-ass, not be a look-a-like/copycat/every-other-quad type of thing.

Also, I got the dealer-new '08 with a 42mo warranty out the door (tax/title/set-up/license) for $6,500 and you'll be paying $8K+ for basicly the same quad; even spending part of the money on performance upgrades would smoke the '09 in a second.

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You won't be in front of anyone for long with a tank that's a gallon smaller on the exact same bike. It's called an Outlaw and is supposed to look/be bad-ass, not be a look-a-like/copycat/every-other-quad type of thing.

Also, I got the dealer-new '08 with a 42mo warranty out the door (tax/title/set-up/license) for $6,500 and you'll be paying $8K+ for basicly the same quad; even spending part of the money on performance upgrades would smoke the '09 in a second.

but in most races you wont hae to use the whole tank of gas...

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The racing I do and have done you have pit stops. MSRP is 7600. You think I will pay that, you're crazy. Just because YOU don't like the looks doesn't mean everyone does. I personally think the 08 and older models are dumb looking.(the front) The new look is what I like about it. And the fact that it comes with Fox shocks. I'm sorry you don't like it, your opinion will be the LAST thing to sway me from buying one.

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The racing I do and have done you have pit stops. MSRP is 7600. You think I will pay that, you're crazy. Just because YOU don't like the looks doesn't mean everyone does. I personally think the 08 and older models are dumb looking.(the front) The new look is what I like about it. And the fact that it comes with Fox shocks. I'm sorry you don't like it, your opinion will be the LAST thing to sway me from buying one.

i like how it comes with the fox shocks:yes:

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thats another plus:yes:

the KTM 525 and 450 motor can be put on the KTM 525 frame or 450 frame both motors share the SAME hook up's , thats pretty cool!:yes:

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the KTM 525 and 450 motor can be put on the KTM 525 frame or 450 frame both motors share the SAME hook up's , thats pretty cool!:yes:

indeed

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You guys - the '08 has the same FOX shocks, and it has the same 5252 KTM racing motor, and it has the same Maxxis tires. Other than the plastics/tank, the steering stem is the only real change. Please like what you like - but doesn't it still make sense to get the same bike right now for way less, use the extra cash for hop-ups and have a real ripper of a machine; especially for racing?

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I understand what you're saying, the old look just isn't for me. I won't be getting anything new until next season. So then the 2010 machines will be out. I will get the same deal on an 09 leftover that I could get on the 08 now. KTM is what I really want, but the 08's are practically impossible to get, sold out everywhere near me. The 09 KTM cost about 12 grand.

Speaking of KTM's, I think this is the coolest looking machine I have ever seen.

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I understand what you're saying, the old look just isn't for me. I won't be getting anything new until next season. So then the 2010 machines will be out. I will get the same deal on an 09 leftover that I could get on the 08 now. KTM is what I really want, but the 08's are practically impossible to get, sold out everywhere near me. The 09 KTM cost about 12 grand.

why are they so much?!!?!:huh::elvis:

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I hear you there - I know in CA with the new '09 KTM MX (450/477[aka505] DOHC)/$12K coming out in addition to the '09 450/525/$9K KTM XC (same motor as the Outlaw), all the guys who bought the '08 KTM XC are about to trade up and you could probably snag a good deal on a '08 XC unless you're dead-set on new.

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Just look at the specs, the 08 comes with a pipe that is comparable to any of the best after market. Same with the intake, suspension, wheels/tires. It is race ready. The 09 they made it dual over head cams instead of the sohc like the 08 which made it even faster. Not only does it still come with the best everything they even put bead locks. All you would really need fro racing is nerf bars.

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