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RHINO USA ULTIMATE UTV TOOL ORGANIZER

WHAT IT IS: RHINO USA ULTIMATE UTV TOOL ORGANIZER Rhino USA is a family-owned powersports accessory company specializing in recovery equipment, tie-downs, accessories and apparel. One accessory that really caught our attention is Rhino’s Ultimate UTV/4×4 tool organizer, so we ordered one for testing on a week-long Utah adventure. FEATURES: The Ultimate UTV tool organizer is a […]

GARMIN TREAD XL OVERLAND EDITION

GARMIN TREAD XL OVERLAND EDITION If you ride the same small riding area every trip with the same people, you may not need a GPS unit in your UTV; however, if you like to use your machine to explore wide-open spaces, new mountain ranges or deep into the sand dunes, a unit that tracks and […]

VP RACING FUELS POWER SPOUT

WHAT IT IS: The VP Racing Fuels Power Spout is a pour spout specifically for VP’s 5-gallon pails. It screws directly onto the pail’s pull-out spout and is designed to make the transfer of liquids simple. The Power Spout’s vent tube allows air to flow into the bottom of the container, which releases the internal pressure, so […]

QUIKSTEM EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT VALVE STEMS

WHAT IT IS: QUIKSTEM EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT VALVE STEMS Haltec’s QuikStem emergency replacement tire valve stems are a fast and inexpensive way to replace a rotten, broken or leaky Schrader valve on any UTV, ATV, hauler or trailer wheel. The QS-500 QuikStem valve will repair any tubeless tire in a matter of seconds without breaking the tire bead […]

VP RACING FUELS T.A.R

WHAT IT IS: VP RACING FUELS T.A.R VP Racing Fuels’ Power additives are an assortment of products designed and engineered to keep our vehicles in their prime power-wise and in appearance. VP Power T.A.R. is an acronym for “Tar, Adhesive and Rubber” remover. VP Power Instant Detailer & Gloss Enhancer is the final spray-and-wipe step in the […]

UNI FILTER SERVICE KIT

WHAT IT IS: UNI FILTER SERVICE KIT Uni Filter’s cleanable, reusable oiled foam air filters offer high performance, savings and convenience compared to the disposable stock paper filters on many UTVs, but they must be properly serviced to provide top performance, engine protection and long filter life. The Uni Filter Service kit includes the oil and cleaner […]

TACTICA M.250 TOOLKIT

WHAT IT IS: TACTICA M.250 TOOLKIT The Tactica M.250 toolkit contains Phillips-head screwdriver bits (#00, #0, #2), flat-head screwdriver bits (1.8mm, #3, #5), Allen wrench bits (3mm, 4mm, 5mm), Torx driver bits (T10, T15, T25) and a 50mm bit extender to get into hard-to-reach places. Its integrated belt clip makes it easy to keep within reach, and a […]

SHOCK THERAPY BUMP-STEER DELETE TIE-ROD PINS

SHOCK THERAPY BUMP-STEER DELETE TIE-ROD PINS WHAT IT IS: Shock Therapy (ST) is not just a premier UTV shock-tuning company that’s run by longtime desert racers; it has multiple patents on shock components, cross-over rings (including silent and multi-piece), adjustable torsion bars and linkages, adjustable bar clamps for OEM sway bars, travel limiters and bump-steer delete tie-rod […]

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT—NELSON-RIGG HURRICANE CARGO BAG

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT—NELSON-RIGG HURRICANE CARGO BAG Cargo is something you deal with no matter what kind of machine you drive. Spare parts in a race car, drinks in the dunes, supplies for a hunt or overnight gear for an overlanding trip—they all need a home. WHAT IT IS: A large waterproof bag that can be strapped in at […]

KLIM DAKAR PRO GLOVES

WHAT IT IS: KLIM DAKAR PRO GLOVES Klim Dakar Pro gloves are a refined version of the original. Goat-leather, stretch-woven construction and reduced finger seams are used to make the glove more comfortable and dexterous. The perforated palm and fingers improve airflow, a shield/goggle squeegee is bonded to the left forefinger, 5mm padding protects knuckles and the […]

SPOT GEN4 SATELLITE TRACKER

WHAT IT IS: SPOT GEN4 SATELLITE TRACKER The Spot Gen4 Satellite Tracker is a small device that can track your whereabouts and alert family or authorities if you need help or rescue in many remote areas using the Globalstar satellite network. The unit is less than half the size of a cell phone, weighing only 5 ounces, […]

NELSON-RIGG 4-SEAT UTV COVER

WHAT IT IS: NELSON-RIGG 4-SEAT UTV COVER UTVs are big and take up a lot of real estate in your garage or in your backyard. We feel your pain. We often have up to a dozen UTVs to store and keep out of the weather. We’ve tried everything from used bed sheets and $5 tarps to high-end […]

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: TWIN AIR TALON FOAM FILTER

TWIN AIR TALON FOAM FILTER One of the first things we noticed about the Honda Talon during long-term testing was how quick the air filter got dirty. After researching new options, we learned that an OEM replacement is pretty expensive at $50. That OEM pleated paper filter is disposable and cannot be washed or reused. […]

CRAWL FORCE YXZ1000R CRAWL BOX

WHAT IT IS: CRAWL FORCE YXZ1000R CRAWL BOX Crawl Force is a new company dedicated to rock crawling with UTVs, and its first gear-reduction product is the Crawl Force YXZ1000R Crawl Box two-speed final drive for the Yamaha YXZ1000R and Sport Shift. The Crawl Box installs between the engine and gearbox and replaces the YXZ drive shaft; […]

CARDO PACKTALK BOLD WIRELESS HELMET COMMS

The beauty of a UTV is being able to share the off-road experience with others. Unfortunately, talking to your passengers while moving requires a lot of yelling, unless you opt for some sort of in-car communication setup. The simplest and most cost-effective way to go about that is by using Bluetooth helmet communicators adopted from […]

YAMAHA WOLVERINE RMAX2 1000LE VS. POLARIS GENERAL XP1000

YAMAHA WOLVERINE RMAX2 1000LE VS. POLARIS GENERAL XP1000 SHOOTOUT We take the two most popular sport utility UTV’s up one of the toughest local rock trails and put them to work back at home discovering the good points and bad ones. One is faster, one is more affordable, we answer which is better here and […]