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NEED HELP buying a UTV!!!!

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by THROUGHITALLDUDE, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. Apr 11, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    Ok so I have decided that I want to sell my three dirtbikes and I want to buy a UTV.....I think this would be cooler to have because I can take my girlfriend out in it, as well as friends who dont know how to ride dirtbikes. the help I need is I dont know what to look for in a UTV and I dont know whats good or bad. please give me all the info i would need to look at when buying a sweet UTV that can do some heavy duty offroading (dunes, River, Desert anything) PICTURES ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED:D:)

    thanks guys
     
  2. Apr 11, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    nobody has a UTV or knows anything about em?
     
  3. Apr 11, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    What kind of use will it get? All recreational? Or some work also? Terrain you'll be using it on?
     
  4. Apr 11, 2010 at 10:53 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    I am thinking like alot of Sand and the desert I like to go to has alot of rocky terrain to i imagine i am gonna have to get one that can take a beating
     
  5. Apr 11, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Ok, so sounds like some long travel suspension is a must. Im sure you'd want the most power/performance you can get also. With that in mind, i'd recommend you take a look at the Polaris RZR S (even though im not the biggest fan of polaris, this is about the best performing one out there), also maybe look into the Kawasaki Teryx and a quality long travel system for it. The motor in the Teryx has some awesome potential.

    840cc built motor Teryx(stock suspension):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAlK97z31k4
     
  6. Apr 11, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    what is prob the lowest size engine i would wanna go
     
  7. Apr 11, 2010 at 11:39 PM
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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    I'd say dont go below a 660cc Rhino. My dad's got one and we take it to the dunes every once in a while. Its underpowered for climbing IMO, and governed to about 40mph stock(with aftermarket clutching for the CVT and a rev box it should be capable of 50). Its great on trails with the front and rear independent and lockers though, plenty of power there. The RZR 800 will do about 60mph stock, Teryx 750 somewhere in the 50's stock.
     
  8. Apr 13, 2010 at 5:16 AM
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  9. Apr 13, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    i have a RZR and they are bad ass. plus the new ones have 4 seaters or longtravel stock. look at the RZR s.
     
  10. Apr 13, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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  11. Apr 13, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    RZR if you want it purely for recreation. There are quite a few choices if you want one that can be used for work though.
     
  12. Apr 16, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    I agree......you want a RZR if it's purely play and a teryx if you plan on doing any work.
     
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