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2013 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O.

Discussion in 'Motorcyles / ATVs / Snowmobiles' started by dietz4ibanez, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. dietz4ibanez

    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    Here is the rack extender that I added. I like this set up. You can get the Paris box for close to or just over $300. I was going to have to order it and it wasn't going to get in until after I needed it. We are riding on the fourth so it would have sucked to been without.

    I got that box for $150 and the rack was $85. I did have to strap it down because the mounting instructions required rails for it to be mounted to and I don't really have rails to accommodate the u-bolts it came with. Either way there was some type of drilling to mount it and I saw that one more way for water to creep into the storage area. I know it looks sketch but strapping it down works best for me.

    Though it is nice that the Polaris unit has a quick fasten and release system.

    the Kolpin box offers a lot more storage since it is holding 2 helmets. You can't even get one helmet in the Polaris box with a visor.

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    We tried it out and my wife likes it!

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    01f1502wd I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    I have heard that bumper doesnt allow the front storage compartment to open all the way. Thats why I havnt gotten one yet.
     
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    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    I want to order a 2" lift instead and get ready for those wheels and tires.
     
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    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    I decided to install that bumper! It came with a updated hinge that allows for the storage compartment to open fully!

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    Looking at wheels and tires, I would like to find something and order it soon!

    Looking at STI 14" wheels.

    We just got back from Hatfield & McCoy! Simply the most impressive trail system I have been to.
     
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    Yea those are nice.

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    My Maxxis Bighorns seem to do pretty well. I'd get the original and not the 2.0 next time as the 2.0 compound is too soft for a heavy side-by-side but I think they'd be great on a 4-wheeler.

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    How did you like those Swamp Lites?
     

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