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For anyone that's interested theirs a nice 11 min. video of the Viking on You Tube. Just search for 2014 Yamaha Viking Demo. Me thinks it's my next sxs just not sure how soon.
 

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Love mine!!! I'm going to get some bigger tires very soon for it, 25s are to small looking on it. I'm thinking 27-28" on stock wheels.
 

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Ya when I bought my Commander it was because the Rhino was just to small in the cabin. I will say the Commander is very comfortable but noisy and very hot from all the engine heat coming up from the motor. Yamaha and Polaris have the right idea mounting the motor behind the cabin. The Commander is very fast but I'm not a speed demand more of a let's get there and back and I'm happy. Low to mid range speed and torque is more my style.
Stay away from the Big Horn 2.0 they are a 4ply tire at least on the Commander. It's way too light of a tire for a sxs. Stay with 6ply or higher and you won't be disappointed.
Depending on how much the dealer will give me when the time is right will decide on when I can purchase a Viking I have about $18K in my Commander and still owe on it. Lots of extras nothing huge but it adds up.
 

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By far, your best bet would be to try to sell it yourself, you'll get alot more money that way. Dealer wont give you nearly what you want, in my experience. I had a 2010 Ranger 500 that i sold myself before i got the Viking, got 8k for it, 300 less than i owed, so it worked out great. Ive got a 2011 Outlander xtp 800, that i got cause the Polaris was always in the shop. The Canam has never let me down yet. I really like it, but i may sell it, since i would like the extra cash, and im liking the Viking so well. Not sure what the BH 2.0's ply rating is on the Viking, probally less than the store bought 2.0s. I really like the orginal Bighorns, and could get them in 27x9 and 27x12x12. Ive heard really good things about them, and really like the looks of them, only consern really would be the weight. Not sure if i would notice it or not.
 

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There's another vid up now with a guy doing a walkaround his new Viking, showing his only accessory....a car horn mounted where the Power steering motor would go. LOL. beep beep.
 

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