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BOXO TOOL WRAP

-- UTV product evaluation -- Here is a 57-piece tool roll built specifically for the confines of any UTV. It comes pre-loaded with combo wrenches (8mm–19mm); a 13-piece, 12-point socket set (8mm–19mm) that includes 6-point spark plug sockets; a breaker bar; extensions; screw drivers; Allens; Torx bits (T10-T50); pliers; an adjustable wrench; a hammer; and locking and regular pliers. Rolled up, the kit is 18 inches long by 5 inches wide and weighs slightly over 14 pounds. At $400, it is not cheap, but there are 25 tools…

UTV ACTION’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

-- Stuff that looks good under a Christmas tree -- If you’re looking for gifts for the UTV enthusiasts in your life, we just made your Christmas shopping a whole lot easier. We gathered great gifts from top brands in the UTV industry for our “Christmas Gift Guide,” with prices starting at just $9.99! CHAPARRAL P350R RADIAL TIRE Every UTVer needs new tires eventually, and with prices starting at $74.88, you can afford to give a set Chaparral’s P350Rs as a gift and still have money left for the other people on your…

HARBOR FREIGHT PITTSBURGH 1/2” DRIVE CLICK TYPE TORQUE WRENCH

-- A good buy on a tool you should have -- Harbor Freight’s 1/2-inch Drive Click Type torque wrench clicks to let the user know a specific torque setting has been reached when tightening a fastener. This type of tool has been around forever, and many UTV parts can’t be properly assembled without one. Even so, many home mechanics get by without torque wrenches because they can be expensive; $85 to over $200 is common. Harbor Freight’s Pittsburgh  1/2-inch Drive Click Type torque wrench is just $19.99 and offers torque…

4 WAYS TO KEEP ENGINE HEAT AWAY FROM MAN’S BEST FRIENDS

-- No more hot paws -- We like the versatility of today’s UTVs. Multiple seats, capable 4WD systems, great suspension and ample storage are very attractive features to adventurous off-roaders. The cargo area of some machines is just right for bringing along man’s best friends—his dog and his cooler. So, building a better barrier for the constant rising heat through the bed floor is very necessary. Before your next riding trip, we wanted to share a few ways you can protect your best friends from engine heat. RAZORBACK…

TOTES AIR COMPRESSOR

-- Testing the compact, $24.95, 260 PSI unit -- Totes air compressor is a compact, portable 12-volt compressor contained in a tire-shaped plastic housing. Totes claims the compressor can develop 260 psi. This compressor sells for $24.95, which is similar to other small 12-volt compressors. An air pressure gauge is incorporated into the housing, and the compressor comes with nozzles for sports balls and other inflatables. PERFORMANCE: Tires on our UTVs and UTV-hauling equipment always seem to need air, and small…

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 build out a Teryx4, making it bigger and better in every way, is apparent. As you can see, the Kawasaki Teryx4 featured on these pages is one of those machines and excited to be that way. It was the teams at Mega…

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 mounting systems. Savage has mounting plates for setting the case on top of the tube or beside the tube with two rubber-covered hose clamps, or you can opt for Assault Industries’ billet clamps ($69.95).…

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 surface near your work, and it holds parts in place even if it’s more convenient to position the tray vertically or upside down. Harbor Freight’s Pittsburgh 9 1/2-inch magnetic parts tray with a hood is larger than more common round parts…

EXCITING NEW UTV PRODUCTS

-- The latest aftermarket accessories you should know about -- The Arizona Off-Road Expo returned to Westworld in Scottsdale, and the many vendors offered a huge collection of off-road innovations and product specials. Industry experts talked with enthusiasts and offered deals on the latest in equipment and gear for sand sports, desert racing, rock crawling, trail riding and much more. Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo put on Trophy Kart, UTV, Buggy, Pro-Lite and Pro 2 demos with dirt tabletops and lots of burnouts on the tarmac.…

K-UTV ROCK KNOCKERS

-- Testing them on a Can-Am X3 -- K-UTV developed Rock Knockers for the Can-Am Maverick X3 line. These rock flaps protect the rear wheels, brakes, hubs and suspension components from front-wheel roost, especially when using four-wheel drive. K-UTV also has Rock Knockers for Wildcat 1000s and is working on flaps for other UTV models. FEATURES: Rock Knockers have steel brackets that mount to the Can-Am X3 rear torsion-bar mounting bolts on each side of the frame. These brackets are powdercoated black, and the thick…

TRAIL TECH VOYAGER PRO GPS UNIT

-- Testing the best addition to any UTV -- Trail Tech’s all-new Voyager Pro GPS is a leap, not only for your riding experience but in safety as well. The Voyager Pro has the usual great GPS and vehicle instrument functions Trail Tech products are known for, along with a major upgrade. Now, using long-range FM radio frequencies, the unit will track and display up to 20 riding partners on your screen. There is absolutely no cell service required. The range between each rider is over a mile, and the system tethers all the…

UTV ACCESSORIES WE LIKE

-- From $11.99 and up -- There are all kinds of smart products available to accessorize you and your UTV. Here's a list of items that caught the eyes of the UTV Action magazine crew this month. STROKER FOG OUT ANTI-FOG SOLUTION No matter what you’re trying to see through—a face shield, goggle lenses or a windshield—condensation can fog up your ride. Stroker Fog-Out keeps helmet face shields, goggles and windshields fog-free. The solution cleans as it treats and is easy to apply. The long-lasting treatment provides a…

HOT NEW PRODUCT SHOWCASE

-- Western Power Sports Expo -- Western Power Sports, one of the largest aftermarket parts distributors in the world and makers of brands like Fly Racing, Sedona tire and Open Trail, recently held a national sales meeting in its hometown of Boise, Idaho. We listened in as the sales team learned about new in-house products and the latest vendor-supplied offerings. We learned some exciting new things are going to be sold for UTV owners at your dealerships. They will be available just about the time you are reading this…

HELMET AIR PUMPERS

If you ride your UTV in groups, you no doubt have eaten more dust than you care to mention. If you can't back off and ride out of the dust, a pumper system will help.

STROKER FOG-OUT ANTI-FOG TREATMENT

-- I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW! -- Stroker Industries’ Fog-Out anti-fog treatment is an anti-fog agent and cleaner for goggle lenses, helmet face shields, windshields, sunglasses and anything else you need to be fog-free. The 2-ounce bottle is $11.99 and includes a microfiber cloth for applying the treatment. APPLICATION: Fog-Out can be applied to wet or dry surfaces. The treatment also cleans away dirt. Since Fog-Out liquid is expensive, we used water to clean the goggle lens and face shield we tested before applying the…

SSV PLUG & PLAY RIDE COMMAND AUDIO SYSTEM

Once again, SSV Works (www.ssvworks.com), the market leader in off-road audio systems and accessories, is first to market. SSV Works is proud to announce the launch of Powersports audio integration kits for all 2019 Ride Command-equipped Polaris RZR XP 1000 and XP Turbo S models, as well as all 2019 Polaris RZR XP 1000 models without Ride Command. The kits are now available and shipping. “We now offer the first true Plug & Play audio upgrade for the 2019 Polaris Ride Command system that produces the high quality audio…