SSR SRU170RS

-- Testing a mini UTV for young off-roaders -- Manufacturers don’t need to make youth UTVs more exciting to get kids interested; they’re crazy about them already. SSR did it anyway. Cool stying, aluminum wheels, LED lights, big bumpers and useful features like a spare tire, mirrors and instrumentation make the SSR SRU170RS stand out. We tested one to see if its performance is as impressive as its looks. HOW DOES COST COMPARE? The SSR SRU170RS is $3949. An upgraded version with restyled headlights and taillights, a…

POLARIS RS1 PERFORMANCE UPGRADES

-- Walker Evans Racing build -- Polaris is enjoying great success with its first extreme-performance single-seat UTV. The RZR RS1 has racked up several major race wins, and we’re seeing quite a few of them in the dunes and desert. We tested the long travel, HCR Racing RS1 at Moab for the September 2018 issue and the Shock Therapy RS1 at Camp RZR for the April 2019 issue. Both were very impressive. We also got to try the Walker Evans Racing (WER) Hot Randy Special RS1 at the SxS Adventure Rally held at Sand Hollow State…

2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 MAX TURBO

At $21,999, the 120-horsepower, 64-inch-wide X3 Max Turbo is the lowest priced 4-seat X3. It has 20" of front and rear travel and and 28-inch tires on 14" non-beadlock wheels. It also comes with a new 4.5" instrument display. See great X3 hop-ups here: https://utvactionmag.com/how-to-marc-burnetts-top-12-maverick-x3-upgrades/ Motor type 900cc, 12-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC triple Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-lok Suspension/travel:   Front Dual A-arm/20”   Rear 4-link…

KAWASAKI TERYX4 800FI LE

-- Trail testing an affordable 4-seater UTV -- In a world where many four-seat UTVs cost $20,000 to $30,000, Kawasaki’s Teryx4 800FI delivers a lot of performance, good looks and family fun at a hard-to-beat price. While the basic design hasn’t changed in years, the Teryx4 does many things very well in stock form, and it enjoys a lot of support from the aftermarket, which can turn it into a long-travel, off-road limo.  WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019? For 2019, Teryx4s get new graphics and color choices; new Metallic Carbon…

2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X MR TURBO

The 120-horsepower, 66.7-inch-wide X3 X mr "Mud Racer" has 18" of front and rear travel, a Smart-Lok front diff and 30-inch ITP Cryptid tires on non-beadlock wheels. It also comes with the new 7.6" instrument display, snorkeled engine intake and CVT and a 4500-pound winch. See the latest accessories for Can-Am X3s here: https://utvactionmag.com/4-new-can-am-accessory-parts-for-any-maverick-x3/ Motor type 900cc, 12-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC triple Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD w/diff-lock…

SARGE’S HONDA DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION TIPS

-- What you need to know -- By Sarge McCoy 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 2x4 to 4x4 differential lock unless I am almost stopped. Also, sometimes I can’t get the rear differential to release in 2x4 mode. Sarge, is there something the matter with my Pioneer? The more I ask questions at my dealer, the more I have come to realize they don’t really know…

2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RC TURBO

The 120-horsepower, 65.6-inch-wide X3 X rc "Rock Crawler" has 18" of front and rear travel, a Smart-Lok front diff and 30-inch Maxxis Liberty tires on non-beadlock wheels. It also comes with the new 7.6" instrument display, differential and under bumper skid plates, front and rear suspension arm guards, rock sliders  and a 4500-pound winch. See the latest accessories for Can-Am X3s here: https://utvactionmag.com/4-new-can-am-accessory-parts-for-any-maverick-x3/ Motor type 900cc, 12-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC triple…

HOW-TO INSTALL A STREET-LEGAL KIT

-- The Ryco Motorsports kit has everything you need -- When we first met the Ryco Motorsports guys, they had a super-trick turn signal kit for YXZ1000Rs, with six LED button lights on the front shock towers, at Moab’s Rally on the Rocks. They’ve come a long way with their street-legal kits for UTVs, and we got our hands on Ryco Moto’s very first turn-signal/horn kit for 2018–2019 RZR Turbo S/S 4s and all 2019 RZR XPs and XP 4s. These $380 kits are a bit on the steep side, but they include replacements for the Turbo S LED…