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What have you done for your atv or sxs today?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by blackbirdxp1k, May 25, 2012.

  1. Timmi

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    the a pillar lights may be the way to go
    the one on my roof sucks in dust and fog
    too much reflection and it shines into the cab

    we only took the bed off to do my clutch
    and the one piece of cvt in front of it
    it needed the end reinforced anyway
     
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    Here you can see how I mounted my lights Timmi, overall the light on the hood is a lot better in the dust and fog, and you don't get glare on the windshield like you do with it mounted up high. It restricts my view ever so slightly when crawling over stuff but not enough to be an issue.



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    Kack.. Nice setup..
     
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    wow you got a lot of light going on there!
    I don't think the light bar will work for me because of the hood piece
    I found some $15/pair cubes on ebay
    and some rzr mounts that attach with the cage bolts
    also $15/pair so I may try that
     
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    Well I finally ally got around to going a fixing the Grizzly. Had a code 12 pop up about a month ago, and after researching it out, was quite afraid of what it may be. There were lots of various fixes for it, some relatively cheap, others not cheap at all! I lucked up! It was indeed the starter relay switch, $47. Got it installed and Viola! Fired right up! Now I can resume to house work I've been wanting to do, pulling up some small trees and shrubs in the back yard!!



    Also today while at the dealer picking up the part, to my amazement they had a silver and red YXZ there! He said it was only the third one he's gotten in, not a hot seller around here. I had my Grizzly with me, so when the salesman came out and asked if he could help us, I said yep I'm here to trade in that Grizzly for this! Lol

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    You should drive one at least, the engine winds forever and there's 5 gears!
    It's like sitting in a Corvette.
     
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    Key was in it... it was tempting... I did at least turn the key on to look at the dash. But didn't wanna get thrown out! Lol. This dealer is very strict about test rides anyways. Really don't care for them. But it's the only one close to me so when I need a dealer it's all I got.
     
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    You're carrying the ball and chain now, also, lol....I'm not a big fan of them either and from the true trail riders they aren't that much of a hurrah.... Just what is being said never have trail rode one but have been in one and not that impressed.
     
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    I think he was talking about the dealer, not the YXZ. The clutchless shift is a good addition, but it really needs a lower gear for slow driving. Below 5-6 mph it lugs the engine.
     
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    Yep, the dealer lol
     
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    I really like the black and red SS. The fender liners and the side panel are black on all models, so the black body looks more fitting. If I were to buy one, I would get the manual and do the lower first gear mod. In time that will be available for the auto model also. Those shocks seem very plush also.
     
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    I made arrangements to take Mr T to a friends mechanic shop today and lift all 4 wheels off the ground and completely service it. It was due with 1480 miles and 134 hours. Used Rotella T6 5-40w Synthetic Oil, Filter, Valvoline GL4/5 90w Synthetic Gear Oil in the front diff and Kawasaki Wet Brake Gear Fluid in the rear Diff. Completely cleaned Uni Air Filter with Pre-Filter. Checked all Cables and oiled all that moved. All of this is the regular normal service stuff. I wanted to do this service with all 4 wheels off the ground to get a good examination of all the suspension components.

    BUT I was expecting to feel some wear on some of the suspension components. All 4 wheels were tugged up and down and side to side and were found to be just as tight as they were the day it was bought 1480 miles earlier. This was what impressed me. The 2012 RZR I had before at 900 miles I was replacing a-arm bushings or six, a wheel bearing or two, a ball joint or two, and both tie rod ends. Major Kudos to Kawasaki for making/using factory suspension components that obviously are built for the actual weight of the 2015 Teryx T2. No bragging, just reporting the conditions found at this service interval. Now it is ready for the next ride weekend after next to WV...MD
     
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    I think Kawi uses hardened rubber bushings like Yamaha. My rzr bushings were like plastic bottle caps.
     
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    I need a sxs, Ya'll are killing me with all this action. Keep up the postings so I can check out all these cool up grades and machines..:08:
     
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    Timmi and James,

    Timmi, you are absolutely right about the older RZR's bushings being a cheap as possible. Polaris must have improved this with the 900's and 1000's, I hardly ever hear any bushing complaints.

    James, Maybe one day you will make the informed decision to get one, but let me make a prediction, folks that get down to that level of research, no matter what you buy, you will always with you had bought the other one...MD
     
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    Or, as soon as you buy one, something else will come out you think is better lol
     
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    I know Garage Products and Super Dave still sell a ton of rzr bushings for the 900 and 1000

    James, the performance sxs is getting better with Honda (Talon?) and a Kawi sport rumored to be coming next year.
    The down side is they are priced higher each year.
     
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    There's a ton of them out there.Far more than other brands.
     
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    Its gonna be an interesting next few years for sure, Living near the Lake I'm presently looking for a set of Jet skis, WOW and I taught the sxs were expensive. :91::a102:
     
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    you're more indecisive than any woman I ever knew.......
     
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