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EVO POWERSPORTS RZR XP 1000 MAGNUM EXHAUST

By the staff of Dirt Wheels EVO POWERSPORTS RZR XP 1000 MAGNUM EXHAUST We haven’t tested many exhaust systems for normally aspirated UTVs like the Polaris RZR XP 1000. Despite the fact that the XP 1000 is a best seller and the 1000cc UTV classes are almost always the largest number of entries at races, […]

FOUR-STROKE TEAR- DOWN TIPS

By Allen Knowles  and staff of Dirt Wheels FOUR-STROKE TEAR- DOWN TIPS When performance quads were two-strokes without power valves, rebuilding an engine was relatively cheap, even with labor included. Modern two-strokes with power valves are definitely more expensive to work on, but those are not available for quads unless you are willing to build your […]

2019 CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT X RC

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2019 CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT X RC Can-Am has made certain that Dirt Wheels has been along for the entire rise of the new Maverick line. The first release was the 50-inch Maverick Trail 800 and 1000. Fifty-inch machines are vital for some trail networks, but they are by definition […]

RZR BUILT FOR BIG ROCKS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels RZR BUILT FOR BIG ROCKS Sara Price is one of the most driven, capable, and impressive ladies we know in the off-road industry. We have featured her racing machines and adventures throughout our magazine, social media, and web presence. Sara and her remarkable co-pilot, Erika Sacks, have raced in […]

TUSK UTV CARGO BOX

By the staff of Dirt Wheels TUSK UTV CARGO BOX Excitement comes in many forms in our industry, whether we are rubbing tires on the track, dodging trees on the trail or finding the best cargo containment systems around. That’s right, we get excited over storage solutions! We only feel comfortable on long UTV adventures when […]

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 […]

MACHINED INTEGRATIONS BEARING GREASE TOOL

By the staff of Dirt Wheels MACHINED INTEGRATIONS BEARING GREASE TOOL In the May 2019 issue of Dirt Wheels, we had a story on greasing UTV wheel bearings. Since then we have had experience with Machined Integrations, LLC (MI) bearing greasing tools. A quality, well-designed tool is always a pleasure. And in the case of […]

HOW TO: CHOOSE SKID PLATES

Picking the right protection for your machine can be a difficult task. We install aftermarket skid plates on most machines that we receive to ensure the frame and suspension components don’t get heavily damaged by rocks, roots, and other trail debris.

RICOCHET UHMW SKID PLATE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels RICOCHET UHMW SKID PLATE Polaris has not left the underside of its UTVs unprotected. Each has a factory plastic skid plate installed, but the plastic isn’t heavy or thick. It balances weight with maximum protection, but some people drive terrain that is a bit challenging. Ricochet Off-Road has been […]

REMOVE, CHECK, INSTALL CV AXLES

— STEP-BY-STEP HOW TO GUIDE —  By the staff of Dirt Wheels We recently noticed that there was a lot of wet lubricant on one of our Polaris RZR front axles. Looking closely, we found that a stick had gone through the lower front part of the machine and wedged between the front axle CV […]