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Sunk my 05 700 king quad today

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i finally managed to make it to the trails today, been trying four days to go!! this is the first time to really ride my king quad since i removed the fuel injection, other than just around the neighborhood. i took it out to the gravel pit, had one of my neighbors ride my honda so there was backup. both bikes done great ... until we got to the frog pond!!! i decided to take the trail through the back edge of the pond, got all the way around and then right as i was getting back into the pond i sunk it!! it went down to the handle bars, luckily I put a snorkel on when i put the carburetor on it!! it stayed running, but i never even thought of sealing the belt cover and running a snorkel of that!! it would not move in high range, would try to and just slip, in low range it would move as long as i didnt gas it too hard, just shut it down and towed it back, tomorrow im taking the bike apart and thoroughly cleaning and sealing everything, and replacing belt:aargh:

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yeah, but you had fun didn't you? That happens once in a while. You get a moment where you think to yourself, man this sucks, but then it hits you, man that was great. I want to fix this thing and do it again.

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I'm not upset at all!! We had a blast!!! It's been raining all day so haven't taken it apart yet, hopefully I didn't burn up the belt, if I did I did, all part of having fun!! Just wish I could get the videos to load so I could share the fun. They are recorded in the wrong format!! I can email them and I posted a couple to Facebook

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