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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 01:22 PM Thread Starter
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Back in the Saddle Again !!!

Hey Guys,

Been a while since I've posted on here (used to be on here daily a few years back) and just wanted to happily report that I am now the proud owner of a 2017 Sportsman 1K. Well, not officially yet, they had to bring it in from another dealership (matte copper color was a limited run apparently). I Look forward to trying to visit this site more often than I have been.

Josh "FUSE"

2017 Sportsman XP LE 1000 Matte Copper
-Polaris F&R Ultimate Brush Guards, Polaris Winch

2015 Sportsman 570 SP LE Black Pearl
-Polaris F&R Brush Guards, Polaris Winch

2014 Ranger 900 XP LE Deluxe Nuclear Sunset Orange
-Lots of Mods/Accessories

1989 Yamaha 350 Big Bear 4x4 - all original
Past ATV's, All Great Machines
2014 Sportsman 850 LE Pearl White
2013 RZR 800 LE Nuclear Sunset
2013 Sportsman 500 HO Bright White
-july 2014 atv of the month
2008 Sportsman 300awd LE Pearl White
1995 Xplorer 400 Green
1992 Honda Fourtrax 300 Blue
1986 Yamaha Moto4 225 Blue
1986 Honda Fourtrax 350 Red
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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 01:30 PM
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Let the mods begin. Welcome back. What first on the list of upgrades?

2011 sportsman 800 efi
GURU front brush guard
GURU rear brush guard
Polaris front lock n ride cargo box
Polaris rear rack extender
Warn RT 3.0 winch w/amsteel synthetic line
Viper aluminum haus fairlead
Polaris front spring adjusters
Ricochet a-arm guards
Ricochet full frame skid plate
ITP T-7 beadlock 14" w/OMF inner rim guards
Maxxis big horn 2.0 26x9 front
Maxxis big horn 2.0 26x11 rear
QSC clutch kit
EPI HD springs front n rear
ODI rogue 130mm grips
Ultraseal commercial grade tire sealant (front)
Highlifter tire sealant (rear)
CTEK 3300 battery maintainer
added 7 zerks
beefed up wiring harness
OGIO rear bag
ROTOPAX 1gal. + 2gal. gasoline can
Jccapri bushing kit
Kolpin Over Fenders
Rigid Industries E-Series 10" flood
Walker Evans struts
NGK Iridium's (2,500 miles on Champion's and they looked great!)
Odyssey Extreme battery PC545
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post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 01:39 PM Thread Starter
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Probably just a winch for now. Maybe Upgrade the front pinion housing since apparently its a common issue on these newer big bores . Later will add a front/rear brush guards and that will be about it I think. Gonna leave the stock rims/tires alone...

Josh "FUSE"

2017 Sportsman XP LE 1000 Matte Copper
-Polaris F&R Ultimate Brush Guards, Polaris Winch

2015 Sportsman 570 SP LE Black Pearl
-Polaris F&R Brush Guards, Polaris Winch

2014 Ranger 900 XP LE Deluxe Nuclear Sunset Orange
-Lots of Mods/Accessories

1989 Yamaha 350 Big Bear 4x4 - all original
Past ATV's, All Great Machines
2014 Sportsman 850 LE Pearl White
2013 RZR 800 LE Nuclear Sunset
2013 Sportsman 500 HO Bright White
-july 2014 atv of the month
2008 Sportsman 300awd LE Pearl White
1995 Xplorer 400 Green
1992 Honda Fourtrax 300 Blue
1986 Yamaha Moto4 225 Blue
1986 Honda Fourtrax 350 Red
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post #4 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 01:41 PM
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What changed ?

I thought you ditched the 850 because you preferred the sxs ?

850 XP
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post #5 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 01:57 PM Thread Starter
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The biggest factor would be our kids. They are starting to participate in the sport more and more (riding along in the ranger) so instead of buying another side by side we decided that it would be a better idea to upgrade from the 1989 Yamaha that I ride when they want to come to a new machine. When they do come with my wife takes them in the Ranger because we feel that its safer and sometimes I like to "play"

Josh "FUSE"

2017 Sportsman XP LE 1000 Matte Copper
-Polaris F&R Ultimate Brush Guards, Polaris Winch

2015 Sportsman 570 SP LE Black Pearl
-Polaris F&R Brush Guards, Polaris Winch

2014 Ranger 900 XP LE Deluxe Nuclear Sunset Orange
-Lots of Mods/Accessories

1989 Yamaha 350 Big Bear 4x4 - all original
Past ATV's, All Great Machines
2014 Sportsman 850 LE Pearl White
2013 RZR 800 LE Nuclear Sunset
2013 Sportsman 500 HO Bright White
-july 2014 atv of the month
2008 Sportsman 300awd LE Pearl White
1995 Xplorer 400 Green
1992 Honda Fourtrax 300 Blue
1986 Yamaha Moto4 225 Blue
1986 Honda Fourtrax 350 Red
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post #6 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 02:27 PM
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Welcome back! Matte copper is a cool color.

07 500 EFI HO X2 Deluxe
25" Original Bighorns
Polaris HD Front springs front & rear bumpers

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post #7 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 06:24 PM
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The 1k should fit the play needs nicely

2012 550 EPS LE, Blue Fire
Cecco frame braces
JCCapri bushing kit
Maxxis BigHorns
Ricochet skid plates (full kit)
Polaris rear rack extender
Polaris front brush guard
Warn ProVantage 2.5k winch
AmSteel Blue synthetic winch rope
Custom billet hawse fairlead
Denali 60" mid mount plow
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Welcome back FUSE.... Josh!

Matthew "MustBeNice"

2012 SPORTSMAN 800 EFI (INDY RED) Sept. 2015 ATV Of The Month
Mods: SuperWinch 3000 Winch - MotoAlliance Line Stopper - Glacier3 60" Plow - Polaris Rack Extenders - Polaris Bumpers - LowPro Shield - Polaris Hand Guards - Warning Debadge - 3Way Head Light (Relay) - Cabelas Mirrors - Wes Ind. Std Seat/Box - Kolpin Fuel Pack Jr - 26" Kenda BearClaw HTR Tires - HighLifter HD Springs - MotoAlliance Sirius 6" Pro LED Light Bar

2005 SPORTSMAN 400 (SONIC BLUE)
Mods: Warn 2500 Winch - MotoAlliance Line Stopper - Polaris Mid Shield - Wes Ind. Seat/Box - Shift Interlock Delete - Coleman Mirrors - Polaris Bumpers - 25" Kenda K590 Tires - PVC Spring Spacers

2014 RZR 570 EFI EPS LE TRAIL (WHITE LIGHTENING)
Mods: HarborFreight Badland 3500 Winch - MotoAlliance Winch Mount - MotoAlliance Line Stopper - Polaris Sport Roof - 1/2 Windshield - Warning Debadge - Rear View Mirror - Seat Adjuster - 26" Maxxis Tires - MotoAlliance Sirius 10" Pro LED Light Bar
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Good to see you back on board.

2015 Sportsman 570 Touring EPS, 26" Kenda Bearclaw HTR's on ITP Delta Steel wheels, Warn XT25, Iron Baltic HDPE Skid Plates (Mine)
2015 Sportsman 570 Touring EPS, 26" Kenda Bearclaw HTR's on ITP Delta Steel wheels, Warn Vantage 3000, Warn Mid-Mount Plow (Wife's)

2011 XP 850 EPS (SOLD 3,600 miles), 28" Kenda Bearclaw HTR's on STI HD2 Wheels, Warn XT25, Ricochet Ultimate protection, Elka Stage 1 shocks, QSC clutch kit
2009 Sportsman 500 EFI HO (SOLD 2,600 miles), 26" Maxxis Bighorns, ITP Delta Steel wheels, Polaris 2,500 lb. winch, Cycle Country plow (Wife's)
2007 Sportsman 800 X2 (SOLD 2,500 miles), 26" Maxxis Bighorns, ITP Delta Steel wheels, Polaris 2,500 lb. winch
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Welcome back Fuse

2016 570 RZR EPS Trail with EBS and Turf mode
Sunset Red
F+R windshields
Quadboss roof
Polaris Rear Cargo box
26X9X12 Maxxis Ceros
26X11X12 Maxxis Ceros
ITP SS 212 Machined wheels
UTV Giant V2 doors
Led Cubes
Polaris Low Profile front and rear brushguards
Badlands 3500# winch with moto-alliance winch mount
Highlifter 2 inch lift kit

Departed friends

2001 Kawasaki Bayou 300 4x4, a great 3 wheel drive ATV
2013 Sportsman 500 HO another great atv
2015 Polaris Ace 570....Problem free and too much fun
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