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Project UTVs

PROJECT WILDCAT TRAIL 700

By the staff of Dirt Wheels - PROJECT WILDCAT TRAIL 700 This could be the lowest-budget UTV project that we have ever covered in Dirt Wheels. Derek Hunt and his brother Chris spend their days creating incredibly exotic electric bikes for their company, Hi-Power Cycles (www.hi-powercycles.com). Don’t tell anyone, but despite their penchant for things electric, the brothers harbor a fondness for things powered by gasoline. Very few of their high-end electric bikes cost less than what Derek forked out for this bargain…

RAT-ROD RZR

By Casey Kramer RAT-ROD RZR Most of the builds we feature in Dirt Wheels magazine are all about the bling and the speed. This diamond-in-the-rough XP 1000, on the other hand, was chosen because it caught our attention with its unique design and purpose. Being a mechanical engineer by trade, project owner Jonathan wanted something with style that would withstand his “work hard, play harder” mentality. The inspiration for the “Old-Timer” originally came from a love of classic ’30s-era trucks mixed up with the raw…

PROJECT MACHINE: THE TOMB RZR

By the staff of Dirt Wheels PROJECT MACHINE: THE TOMB RZR 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 and there,…

KOMBUSTION RZR & X3 BUILDS

-- Making them better for fast rides on tough mountain trails -- This is the second time that we have met the guys from Utah-based Kombustion Motorsports to have adventures in their personal machines. Sure, both of these vehicles are rolling calling cards for the popular UTV repair, build and hop-up company, but these are machines that have and will continue to be driven hard and often. Even better, they work like they are supposed to on the trail. We took both machines into the mountains on forest roads and…