2017 4X4 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE

The sport/recreation UTV market is growing so fast, you’ll need both wings and rocket assist to keep up with the innovations and advances in suspension, handling, power, ease of use and creature comforts. Alphabetically, Arctic Cat replaces its five-link Wildcat 1000X suspension with Robby Gordon’s link-less trailing-arm Pro suspension with one 4X and two new two-seat versions, and there are more surprises coming—maybe the turbocharged triple from its Yamaha-powered snowmobile? Bad Boy Off Road enters the recreation crew-cab…

THE NEW APRIL ISSUE IS HERE!

See the first test of Yamaha's hot new YXZ1000R Special Edition! Check out the list of other great articles inside. The April issue of UTV Action magazine is at your local newsstands now. Make sure you pick up a copy, or get us to deliver it to your home by clicking here> https://hi-torque.com/product/subscribe-to-atv-utv-action/

Answer Racing Evolve 3.0 MIPS Helmet

WHAT IT IS: Answer Racing started in 1976 to provide hard-core motocross enthusiasts with moto safety products they could trust. Forty years later, ANSR equips off-road enthusiasts with head-to-toe protection and gear bags. We featured the Answer Evolve in our May 2014 “Under-$200 Helmet Buyer’s Guide” and the Evolve 3.0 MIPS in our May 2015 “Under-$300 Helmet Buyer’s Guide.” Answer’s original Evolve was $149.95, and the Evolve 3.0 has increased to $169.95 MSRP. MIPS increases the price by $80, but also increases value and…

FAST FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW CUB CADET CHALLENGER 750

The Challenger 750 isn’t an updated Challenger 700; it’s a whole new vehicle with new styling, more power, more suspension travel and numerous upgrades to improve comfort and usability. The engine is larger and the chassis is longerand narrower than the 700’s. It's powered by a single cylinder, single overhead cam, five valve, 735cc engine with 35.8horsepower. The 750 has compression, rebound and spring preload adjustable piggybackreservoir shocks. Travel is 9 inches up front and 8.1 inches in the rear, which is…

FUEL OFF-ROAD UTV WHEELS

Fuel Off-Road has a new line of UTV wheels and they also offer their own UTV tire called the Gripper. You can see them here on this collection of UTVs. For more photos and info check out their website, https://www.fueloffroad.com/utv/ POLARIS RZR 1000 WHEEL: Fuel UTV Wheels Anza - D557 - UTV FINISH: Matte Black w/ Anthracite Ring WHEEL SIZE: 14x7 YAMAHA YXZ 1000 WHEEL: Fuel UTV Wheels Anza - D557 - UTV FINISH: Matte Black w/ Anthracite Ring WHEEL SIZE: 15x7 TIRE: Fuel Tires GRIPPER UTV…

Duning 101 for ATVs and UTVs

The accumulation of windblown sand marks the beginning of one of nature’s most interesting and beautiful phenomenon. Sand dunes occur throughout the world, from coastal and lakeshore plains to arid desert regions. For hundreds of thousands of gear heads like us, these majestic dunes are best experienced from the seat of an ATV or UTV. Up to a quarter-million dune enthusiasts flock to Glamis during the winter holidays for the same reason—it’s unbelievably fun! If you’re new to the ATV/UTV lifestyle and haven’t made that first…

How to properly haul your toys: The tools to get the job done

The days of folding the front wheel and stuffing your ATC 90 into mom’s station-wagon trunk are gone. ATVs keep getting bigger, and now we’re starting to see a multitude of four-seat UTVs that are bigger than my first pickup. If you’re riding ATVs or some of the smaller UTVs, the back of your pickup might still be a good option with the proper tie-down system and ramps. If you’re hauling multiple ATVs or any of the larger UTVs, then a trailer is going to be a necessity. There are hundreds of different tie-downs and ramps…

CONVERT YOUR ATV OR UTV INTO A SWAMP MACHINE!

Now you can thanks to the GATOR FOOT AMPHIBIOUS TRACK SYSTEM. You just ride your quad or UTV up on the middle platform between the pontoons, remove the wheels and hook up to the chain drives. Paul and John Wilson are the inventors of the Gator Foot. They have had years of experience building big amphibious equipment for industrial chores. Their machines have helped companies get work done out in the marshes of Louisiana. Paul and John thought it'd be a good idea to offer up something at a lower price that didn't…

NEW WINDSHIELD FOR YOUR UTV!

THIS EMP HARD-COATED POLYCARBONATE FRONT WINDSHIELD is a simple one-piece design constructed of very durable, 3/16-inch- thick, MR-10, hard-coated polycarbonate is on both sides for superior scratch resistance. While it does cost a little more to use polycarbonate, it offers superior strength and durability compared to lower-priced acrylic options from the competition. The EMP poly windshield offers tool-less installation and removal on any of the profile tube cages like the General and certain Rangers, as well as a simple,…