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Still breaking my motor in so I'm trying to keep it as tame as possible, but went on a paved, public road with some friends (dumb, I know). Anyway I had my '16 700 up to 64 mph at around 2/3 throttle. Wide open, I imagine 80 mph is definately possible. Anyone know for sure what these things top out at?
 

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I'm sure you can go faster, nobody on the forum has gotten to that point yet but you could be the first person to try.
That's one thing i'm surprised to not see more of since its more of a work thing than for play, so for now we might see more of a work crowd than a play crowd
 

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Okay, full throttle today on the road (thankfully no cops!)


I hit 66 and then the motor backed off like it's governed to top out at that speed. Then, I had to make a turn that was coming up so I had to let off the gas anyway.

So, as far as I can tell, 66 is the fastest it will go on level ground.
 

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Wide open on the Red River (sand barge) by my GPS I got up to 62 mph in 2 wheel high gear. Maybe a couple of more mph if it wasn't on sand (pretty packed sand) but none the less it was on sand.
 

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My son was playing around with the new plow on mine and before I realized what he was up to he wheeled onto the County blacktop in front of the house and opened it up. He had forgotten to take it out of 4x4 but it got up to 62mph. IMO, the reason these Kodiaks don't have as much top end as the 700 Grizzly is because the Kodiaks run a smaller diameter tire. They are what they are. I don't have the need for speed that I did when I was a young sassy buck so I will leave my stock, as it runs fine for my usage.
 
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