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XTC POWER PRODUCTS PLUG & PLAY SYSTEM

-- Testing a smart wiring solution for your RZR --  By the staff of Dirt Wheels One of our editors has been building a project Polaris RZR XP Turbo that will be featured in Dirt Wheels soon. Installing everything has required many hours. We’ve had to collect parts and persuade things to fit correctly. Modifications have been made, while blood, sweat and tears have been shed, but none of those problems were from XTC Power Products. Wiring can be relentlessly tedious if you are not an aficionado or have the…

RZR XP TURBO FOX EDITION TEST

-- More than just big power and great suspension --  By the staff of Dirt Wheels Polaris introduced the RZR XP Turbo in 2016, and it had some teething problems that the company was diligent in addressing. For 2017 the Turbo saw big improvements in cooling, braking and air intake for both the engine and the CVT case. Here it is near the end of 2018, and the RZR XP Turbo Fox Edition has lost some of the luster after being top of the RZR line in 2017. It has since been eclipsed in the minds of many by the Dynamix or the…

HONDA vs. KAWASAKI vs. POLARIS vs. SUZUKI

-- SHOOTOUT: 2018 4x4 ATVs meet the 2019 KingQuad -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels As time rolls on, technology advances, but the realities of the off-road market mean that the best-selling machines get the tech and marketing dollars. That means that big 4x4 quads keep improving, but they don’t get the attention UTVs do as they get more popular. Reductions in marketing dollars means it has gotten difficult to get enough of these big-bore brutes to perform shootouts. We managed to gather the Honda Rincon 680, Kawasaki…

PROJECT MACHINE: THE TOMB RZR

-- One man’s dream named after a nightmare -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Robert Loomis has long been involved in the street car and hot-rod scene. “It has always been a dream of mine to have a machine that was different from what everyone else has,” Loomis explained. “Plus, I had a dream of my car being in a magazine that dates back to my time in the car scene. I’m a big motor-head and have always enjoyed fast cars and off-road machines. So, when I bought my 2016 Polaris RZR Turbo, I started off with a few mods here…

BOONDOCKER DOMINATOR KIT

-- Getting 193 horsepower from a RZR -- We can’t get enough of the sand dunes! Burning gallons of fuel, roost gazing, cresting over dunes in a buttery-smooth flow on the sand; it is one of the best feelings around. One thing we have learned is that you can almost never have enough horsepower on the thick granules. BoonDocker’s turbo build kits boost power numbers and easily widen your grin as you head off into the sandy landscape. The company recently put together a bundle called the Dominator kit, which can…

2019 POLARIS ATVs & UTVs

-- Checking out the new models for performance, work and play -- Polaris Off-Road Vehicles has announced its 2019 model-year machinery with major upgrades and added technology options across its Ranger, RZR, General and Sportsman lines. According to Polaris’ president, Chris Musso, the company had a strong 2018. The year’s sales success largely came from interesting machines like the single-seat RZR RS1 and the wide-track, long-travel RZR XP Turbo S, as well as the all-new and radically revised Ranger XP 1000 and their…

2018 Polaris Gift Guide

This holiday season give the gift of the ultimate off-road experience with Polaris’ 2019 line-up. Polaris, the industry leader in off-road vehicles, has unveiled their 2019 vehicle lineup which includes the RANGER XP 1000, RZR XP 4 Turbo S, Sportsman XP 1000 and the GENERAL 4 1000 EPS RIDE COMMAND Edition. There is sure to be something for everyone this holiday season including the gnarliest ride for the adventure seeker, outdoor enthusiast, blue collar worker, or adrenaline junkie. Polaris even has something for kids with…

Polaris Takes Over Glamis!

After officially purchasing the Glamis Beach Store and the surrounding land, Glamis is unofficially RZR town.

A SNOW PLOW FOR YOUR ATV OR UTV

-- It's about time to start thinking about this handy accessory -- Our surveys show that tires are the number one products that ATV and UTV owners buy. What's second on the list? Well, up in the north, snow plows rank highly. Shoveling snow is not as easy chore and while doing that you'll just naturally say, " Hey, why not let my quad or UTV enjoy some of this fun, too." It's just a matter of shopping for and selecting a good snow plow that can do the job at a good price. The folks at EMP think they have one of the best…

HOW TO REPLACE SUSPENSION BUSHINGS

-- Keep your machine’s suspension working like new --  By the staff of Dirt Wheels : Keeping the suspension working well on a quad or UTV requires a variety of parts to function as they should. Adjusting the spring preload and fine-tuning the adjusters are the fun part. There are less glamorous duties, like making sure that the suspension arms are operating as they should. Most quad and UTV suspension arms pivot on simple plastic bushings with a sleeve for the bolt to go through. For the most part, these…

PROJECT POLARIS GENERAL 4

Darin McGuffin just wanted something different than what everyone else had, and after changing a few things on his General 4 he now absolutely loves it.

HIGH LIFTER SUSPENSION TEST

-- Front & rear kits for more ground clearance -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels    High Lifter is well-known in the industry for doing what the name implies—lifting ATVs and UTVs through suspension and steering products that they create. However, they know that not everyone wants to jack up their ride to tackle mud holes. Many want to keep their machines low but gain more ground clearance. We have a 2018 Scrambler 850 that we are upgrading, and we picked up sets of High Lifter’s Max Clearance front and rear control…