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300HP Yamaha Apex RZR build

If you are intrested in high HP side x sides, you might like this!

300hp on pump gas!



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I've asked several times why no one puts these motors in our rhinos.. I hear of people using R1 motors all the time but it seams it would be much easier to use the apex motor. Its the same top end as the R1 but has a cvt clutch rather than a gear box. Im no fabricator but it seams to me that all you would really have to do is line up the clutches so it wouldn't blow belts and you would have a bad ass machine. If the 4 cyl motor is too large, yamaha also makes several models with a 120hp 3 cylinder motor that might fit better.. There are tons of them out there and they should be easier to get and cheaper than R1 motors since usually the body of the snowmobile falls apart far before the motor.. Like I said, I can't cut or weld but seams that someone who could would be able to make a bad ass machine for much less than the traditional R1 build.

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[QUOTE=shanksyamaha;481798]I've asked several times why no one puts these motors in our rhinos.. I hear of people using R1 motors all the time but it seams it would be much easier to use the apex motor. Its the same top end as the R1 but has a cvt clutch rather than a gear box. Im no fabricator but it seams to me that all you would really have to do is line up the clutches so it wouldn't blow belts and you would have a bad ass machine. If the 4 cyl motor is too large, yamaha also makes several models with a 120hp 3 cylinder motor that might fit better.. There are tons of them out there and they should be easier to get and cheaper than R1 motors since usually the body of the snowmobile falls apart far before the motor.. Like I said, I can't cut or weld but seams that someone who could would be able to make a bad ass machine for much less than the traditional R1 build.[/QUOTE

To answer your question......the RZR uses a seperate transmission, so you run the apex cvt pulley to the RZR tanny pulley and you are moving. In the rhino the tranny is all part of the motor. So when you remove the rhino motor and put the apex in now you still need a tranny.

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Ya, the Apex does seem to suit the RZR... The Genesis engine is similar on the top end as the R1, with a gear reduction output to the CVT primary instead of a street bike transmission.

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very nice... I didn't think about the engine and tranny being one unit in the rhino... Like I said, Im no fab'er but I sure do like to look at the talent some of you guys possess... very nice creation... from a man who loves yamaha sleds!!

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I wish I had the tools and know how to do a swap like that, I look forward to seeing it running.

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post #10 of 49 (permalink) Old 07-31-2010, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
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I wish I had the tools and know how to do a swap like that, I look forward to seeing it running.

Mike


What is even more impressive is that Trey at MCX is doing two at the same time,,, and he is on track to have them done in less than 3 weeks total...

They should be done and headed this way on Monday so we will have them in Oregon for Dunefest... I hope so! I want to ride it!


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It is loaded and on the way to Oregon!
See you at Dunefest!


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WOW!! Nice.

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I will be at Dunefest friday, No Rhino this time but I'll be there for the festivites. I gotta have a look at all the hardwhare.... especially this machine and Tonys turbo rhino.
See you guys there!
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Very cool


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Gotta stir the pot....................I heard the K&T turbo RZR beat up on a MCX APEX swapped RZR!!!!

True or False???? No excuses.............just true or false!

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