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BARKER’S RAPTOR 700 FULL EXHAUST TEST

 -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels --  We have tested quite a few exhaust systems from Barker’s Performance, including a Raptor 700 dual exhaust. This time around we got our hands on the new single full system with a cylindrical muffler instead of their well-known oval style. We chose to have blue-and-yellow accent parts included on the system and ordered up an EHS Fuel Controller (for closed-course racing only), along with a spark arrestor. The complete setup goes for $844. CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALL This Barker’s…

5 BEST UTVS: Our top Sport UTV choices from 2016

There is no doubt that 2016 was a great year for the release of aggressively fast sport UTVs. Can-Am released a faster Maverick Turbo 1000, Polaris blew us away with their 144 horsepower RZR XP Turbo that is the fasted production model UTV from the big manufacturers, they also released a RZR 1000 S. Yamaha brought out their YXZ1oooR which made huge strides in the industry and even the Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport 700 was released originally as a 2015 model, it still is marked down on our list of favorite sport UTVs. Linked below…

PROJECT: Yamaha Turbo Raptor 700

Yamaha’s Raptor 700 is a force to be reckoned with in the world of sport quads. It is the top big-bore sport quad around and is the last one that is still being manufactured today. The Raptor 700 is fast in stock trim, but Roger Kirkpatrick from Humboldt Motorsports was tasked with taking a 2007 Raptor and turning it into a mean sand-slinging machine. Bolting on parts to increase the machine’s handling and performance capabilities was very important with this build, mainly because a very powerful turbo system was about to be…