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High Hanging RPM's

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This might be related to the other discussion around the stalling from 2nd to 1st. But its a slightly different thing so I wanted to see if others see it as well.

When being a bit aggressive after pressing the clutch in and letting off of the gas I notice the RPM's hang, at whatever RPM it was before until you actually make your shift. (Its nice as you don't have to rev match etc, but its VERY odd and keeps hanging at a very high RPM with no load.)

ANyone else seeing it. Blipping the throttle doesn't seem to improve it either. (I let it go for 4-6 seconds before I gave in and shifted.) My dealer is going to contact Polaris about it.
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Okay I've had some hanging rpms, but... Last night I down shifted to third. The rpms jumped when I let off the clutch and the whole ss jerked forward. I kinda thought it was funny and just pushed the clutch back in. It did occur to me that if someone did that and panicked in the wrong situation they're going to rear end someone.
Wanted to drop an update. I'm at about 1200 miles and the high rpms have stopped. I've maybe noticed a little rev matching. Seems to happen if I'm accelerating quickly. My sl still drops a little low when going down to idle. I will say it's not bad. Maybe 500 rps before it corrects automatically to 750. Certainly nothing like an old car where you have to pump the accelerator to keep it running! I'm turning into a full blown fan boy here. I love this machine.
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