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SAND TIRES BUYER’S GUIDE

— The top 12 ways to get traction in the sand — In the dunes, specially designed sand tires can improve your machine’s performance more than any other accessory. UTV Action gathered the top new designs and proven favorites so you could see the styling and all the important specs to choose the best sand […]

BEAU BARON’S RS1 WORCS RACERS

— Racing against the Turbos without a turbo — Beau Baron is the defending 2017 and 2018 Turbo Pro champion of the World Off-Road Racing Championship Series (WORCS), and he’s a longtime Factory Polaris pilot. For 2019, Baron has switched his racing program over to the Polaris RZR RS1, so he races RS1s in both […]

CAN-AM vs. KAWASAKI SHOOTOUT

— Maverick Sport Max 1000 DPS vs. Teryx4 LE — When you’ve got more than one or two passengers who want to join you on most rides, deciding to get a four-seat UTV is easy. Deciding what kind of four-seater to get is the hard part, so we compared two different kinds of four-seaters—Can-Am’s sporty […]

2020 TRACKER OFF ROAD LINEUP

— New models from a new UTV brand — Arctic Cat recently joined forces with Tracker, a big name in boats, to form Tracker Off Road. Tracker UTVs will be available at Bass Pro Shops stores all over the country, and the 2020 lineup includes many models that are identical to 2019 Arctic Cats, except […]

KAWASAKI TERYX ADVENTURE BUILD

— Testing a long distance do-it-all machine — We agree with the notion that less is more sometimes, but there are other times when we appreciate over-the-top builds, the ones that not only look great but are also designed to perform at a higher level than the stock machine could ever imagine. The potential to […]

TESTING THE YAMAHA XZ1

— Inside Nic Grandlund;s single-seater race build — The Yamaha YXZ1000R has been very successful in short-course UTV racing with CJ Reeves, Corry Weller and others winning national championships in the manual-transmission triples. Nic Granlund has been racing YXZs in WORCS Pro Stock 1000 and Turbo classes for years, and we featured his Packard-supercharged YXZ […]

UTV RALLY ON THE ROCKS

— Joining the fun at Moab, Utah —    Before the very first Rally on the Rocks, promoters questioned people about five possible rally locations, and the majority voted for Moab, Utah’s famous slick rocks. Moab is a worldwide vacation destination boasting awesome red-rock formations and vistas overlooking the Colorado River. Arches and Canyonlands National […]

AXLE BUYER’S GUIDE

— What you should know, including prices — There are endless ways to modify UTVs, and some of them, like big tires, more engine performance, chassis modifications and lift kits, can put extra stress on your axles. Aggressive driving can also cause axles to fail. Whatever your need for new or heavy-duty axles, the aftermarket […]

INSIDE RJ ANDERSON’S RZR “SNOW BLIND” VIDEO

— Oh what fun it is to ride…– Polaris, RJ Anderson and Mad Media have teamed up to create some of the most exciting UTV action videos ever seen. The team got together again for “Snow Blind,” the first in a series of videos that showcase the remarkable abilities of the Polars RZR Turbo S […]

KENDA MASTODON HT TIRE TEST

— The Mastodon HT is Kenda’s latest UTV tire that has been specifically designed for intermediate to hard-pack surfaces. The Mastodon line also includes an AT model designed to be the more do-it-all UTV tire with a more aggressive tread designed for clean-out in the mud. We mounted and ran the Mastodon HT on DWT’s […]

INSTALL A WARN WINCH IN A RZR XP 1000

— How-To Guide — Off-road enthusiasts have long had a theory that their winch should have a capacity of three times the vehicle’s weight. As our UTVs get heavier due to longer suspension, bigger powerplants and more payload capacity, we require winches with more weight capacity. With Warn Industries being the leader in winches, and […]

POLARIS GENERAL 1000 PREMIUM

— UTV Test — Polaris rocked the UTV world in 2016 with the new General, which combined the sporty performance and suspension of the RZR S 1000 with the comfort and utility of the Ranger XP, but with RZR bucket seats instead of a bench seat. It was an instant hit, and the long-travel HCR […]

TIMKEN ULTIMAX XP CVT BELT

— Product Test — Timken, the makers of high-quality bearings and gears, now offers a premium-quality line of CVT belts with one-, two- and three-year warranties. Yes, you heard that right; the Ultimax XP is the new CVT belt with a three-year warranty. MATERIALS: The XP belt is constructed with fiber-loaded advanced polymer compounds designed […]

SAVAGE UTV BELT CASE & TOOLS

— Testing on a Can-Am X3 — Savage UTV introduces its cage-mounted UTV Belt Case, an air-tight, lockable, water-proof CVT belt case. It’s designed to protect CVT belts from dirt, dust, debris, water and damage done trying to cut the mounting zip-ties. FEATURES: The Savage UTV Belt Case mounts to your roll cage with three […]

RICOCHET RZR TURBO S SKID PLATES

— Product test — By the UTV Action crew Have you ever taken a close look at your RZR’s skid plates or belly pan? We bet if you have it was after you punctured them or they ripped. The plastic OEM skid plate is not good for much other than keeping soft sticks and flying […]

HARBOR FREIGHT MAGNETIC PARTS TRAY WITH HOOD

— Testing a handy item when you’re working on your UTV — Magnetic parts trays are a big help with all kinds of work on UTVs. They provide a secure place to keep fasteners, loose parts and tools together while you work on your machine. The magnet lets you stick the tray to any steel […]