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Yamaha YXZ1000R

ADVENTURE YXZ1000R BUILD

-- GBC Motorsports Project Machine -- With Yamaha’s Realize Your Adventure campaign now having 20 UTV-adventure franchises to highlight its pure-sport and recreation UTV models, Kory Ellis set out to convert a 2019 YXZ1000R Sport Shift Special Edition into the ultimate long-range adventure vehicle. Being a pro quad racer for many years, Ellis chose the YXZ Special Edition for its driver-connected performance and set out to tame the beast for long-range exploration. This project being a GBC Motorsports build, the first order…

PROJECT YAMAHA YXZ1000R

-- Making it faster, stronger & more comfortable -- This month we are highlighting a first-year Yamaha YXZ1000R build completed by Brian Carle. He is a classic example of the saying, “With age comes a cage.” The Yamaha YXZ1000R was an easy choice for the former dirt biker, now retired and enjoying a leisurely life in Arizona. Here, he and his wife Ramona can go off-roading together on the trails near his house, including one that can take them on a 100-mile ride all the way into the Grand Canyon. For the rough, rocky…

HOW-TO: CHANGE YOUR YXZ1000R’S OIL

-- UTV Action helpful maintenance tips -- If you think of oil as being the lifeblood of your UTV, it becomes apparent how vital it is to the engine’s life span. Keeping clean, fresh oil in your engine is cheap insurance against premature engine wear, especially with today’s high-revving, high-performance UTVs. We put our long-term YXZ1000R SS up on the rack to shoot a how-to for those who own YXZs. Please note that the instructions are identical for 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 YXZ1000R and SS models, so this will cover all…