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I am thinking of buying a new predator and turning over my 400 ex to my kids. In doing research on the Predator I noticed that it is 40 pounds heavier than my 400. Does anyone know where this xtra weight comes in? By looking at them they are relatively same deminsions.

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for starters the ex is air cooled so it has no radiator, water pump, or hoses. side by side the pred does have a noticable size difference also! how about a more complicated valve train w/ dual cams. stuff does start adding up.
 

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Beefier axel, steel swing arm. Yeah it may weigh more but overal its a better quad. It hangs with the rest of them with the etra weight.

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cmc, the z-400 is liquid cooled and it is 2# lighter than the 400 ex.

Thanks for the thought predatorman7687. I guess you would have to also have to include the 4 ply razors vs the 2 ply radials too. Does anyone know if the overall thickness of the chassis tubing is any thicker? I think this is what the z-400 tried to cut weight and the result is frames and axles that bend.
 

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No problem anytime. I guess you owe me a beer..or a soda because I am only 16. LOL

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