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SARGE’S CV AXLE SECRETS

Oct 19, 2017
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Dear Sarge, Among our riding group, consisting of RZR 900’s and 1000’s, with paddle tires, there has been a lively discussion of the pros and cons of oversize driveshafts vs cut down. The theory I heard was the larger diameter drive shaft transfers shock loads to the CV joints causing the inner CV joint failures we are seeing at Nellis

UTV FULL-CAB ENCLOSURES

Oct 15, 2017
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— GUIDE ON HOW TO STAY WARM ON WINTER RIDES — Here are your best options for cold or rainy days. A full cab enclosure will keep you warm and dry when the weather turns bad. This guide shows you everything available for your UTV from the manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers. Along with full cabs, we also show you options

DO THIS, NOT THAT! Tips on how to haul your UTV.

Oct 12, 2017
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— If you live on a big ranch then lucky you, because you get to ride your UTV right from the barn. If not, then you need to load it up and haul it to a riding area. The staff of UTV Action magazine is used to doing that too, and based on many years of experience, here’s some advice

GBOOST POLARIS RZR XP 1000 CLUTCH KIT

Oct 06, 2017
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— PRODUCT EVALUATION–  The GBoost clutch calibration kit is a complete bolt-in kit designed to optimize your UTV’s clutching for your individual needs. GBoost kits are tested, designed and developed by Glen Erlandson, who has been dialing in CVT clutches since the beginning. The complete kits are available as a Trail Riding kit for stock machine applications and average riding,

SHOCK THERAPY YXZ KIT

Oct 04, 2017
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— AFFORDABLE WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR SUSPENSION — The top performance UTVs come stock with very sophisticated shocks with multiple adjustments. However, that doesn’t mean they provide the perfect ride for everyone in all conditions. Even with these high-quality shocks, their success comes down to the particular rebound and compression valving they have inside. Does the factory always get it

HOW TO AVOID GETTING FLATS!

Oct 02, 2017
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SARGE McCOY vs. TIRE-EATING CACTUS — Dear Sarge, I have a 2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 and where I ride, the area is infected with small cacti that keep puncturing my Bighorn 2.0 tires. In our group, I am the only one who is constantly getting flats, and I am really tired of plugging flats. Sarge, considering where I ride, what would

SARGE’S HONDA DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION TIPS

Oct 01, 2017
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Dear Sarge, I recently purchased a Honda Pioneer 1000 and I just can’t seem to understand how this transmission works. I have followed the dealer’s advice exactly but I can’t get the DCT to shift from 2×4 to 4×4 differential lock unless I am almost stopped. Also, sometimes I can’t get the rear differential to release in 2×4 mode. Sarge,

UTV BATTERY INFO YOU NEED TO KNOW

Sep 29, 2017
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— SARGE McCOY TO THE RESCUE — Dear Sarge, I own an ’08 RZR 800, and the OEM battery went bad at eight months. No warranty, so I went looking for a better battery. I next tried the AGM PC925L Odyssey, which gets the job done. But at six years, it was getting a bit weak. When I saw the

HOW-TO: UTV Duning Tips

Aug 28, 2017
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— Summer is winding down, fall is coming and winter is right behind it, which means dune season is coming in hot. And like millions of other hard-core enthusiasts, we can’t wait. Like a culture of its own, self-proclaimed “duners” will congregate by the thousands, often miles from civilization, in search of nature’s roller-coaster-like ride. These huge deposits of windblown

RZR FIRE PREVENTION ADVICE

Aug 20, 2017
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— Sarge McCoy to the rescue! — Dear Sarge, I have a 2012 Polaris RZR 800, and last fall I was riding where the leaves had fallen off the trees. The leaves had gotten wet and, when driven on, were picked up by the tires and thrown up onto the exhaust on the right side of the header from the engine.

EMP TRUCK TAILGATE SUPPORT

Aug 18, 2017
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— If you have a big pickup truck, it’s nice to load your UTV into the bed to haul it to your favorite riding area. However, the truck’s little cables aren’t really strong enough to hold the tailgate when the rear tires of your UTV are resting on it. That’s a lot of weight it’s having to hold up. This

HOW TO INSTALL A TURN-SIGNAL KIT ON YOUR UTV

Aug 01, 2017
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— DUX DELUXE TURN SIGNAL, BRAKE LIGHT, HORN KIT — Several states allow UTVs to be licensed for the street, which is really handy when trying to connect USFS and BLM trails. There are various requirements by state, but Arizona, the Dakotas, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming require turn signals. Hisun, CFMoto, Assault, Odes and a few other UTV manufacturers

HOW TO INSTALL A WINCH —

Jul 10, 2017
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HOW TO RACE THE GNCC UTV CLASS

Jul 07, 2017
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— What’s required to get started: If you like to drive at a quick pace through the woods you’ll love racing in the Grand National Cross-Country series. Each event has a fun course set up that’s around 4 miles long and you do a certain number of laps. Some of it is open fields, dirt roads and two-track trails in

HOW-TO: UPGRADE RZR XP 1000 RIDE QUALITY

Jun 19, 2017
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— In the July 2015 issue of UTV Action, we upgraded the ride quality on my RZR XP 900 with Shock Therapy’s (ST) valving and internal-mod Ride Improvement System (RIS) and dual-rate springs with silent cross-overs. While we shot photos and waited to test the improvements, Shock Therapy’s Justin Smith suggested we try out his RZR XP 1000 with ST

HOW TO DO YOUR FIRST UTV RACE

Jun 17, 2017
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— It’s easier than you think — My name is Madeline Wedeking, and I’m a 15-year-old off-road lover from Temecula, California. I have been off-roading with my family for all my life, so I was ecstatic when I got the okay from my dad last year to take a chance at racing. I have always wanted to race ever since