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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-09-2017, 04:44 AM
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I also was going to hook up a battery tender but the batter had a cover on it so I'll have to remove the cover and install the leads with the ez-connector for the battery tender when it's not 9 degrees outside.
As mentioned above, you don't need to go direct to the battery with the battery tender pigtail. There is a terminal block under the front storage area that is convenient and relatively easy to access.

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I like the look of bison bumper up front, and kimpex on the rear personally.
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Thanks everyone, I'm gonna look for that connection point for my battery tender this week. We are gonna have a warm up here so I can get out in the garage and tinker with the new ride! I was looking at the Guru bumper with the mesh center, open. Its the $219.99 bumper that has no mesh in front of the headlamps or by the winch. My question is will it interfere any with the winch while its in use?? I see they sell a bumper with a plate welded in for the winch fair lead to bolt too. Do I need to add that plate when I buy it or will it be ok without it? Also my polaris winch doesn't seem to have any kind of stopper at the end of the cable. Just the loop and hook. Should there be a rubber stopper there??? Last atv I had with a winch had the stopper on the end of the lead. Should I install something so the hook doesn't get sucked into the rollers for the winch? Sorry for all the questions. I just like to have everything setup right before I ride on need to use it. Thanks!
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A hockey puck with a hole drilled through it, or a small Kong dog toy work as a stopper for the winch. and they are cheap. most winches don't come with the stopper.

Personally, I'd add the plate for the fairlead. I hate that my winch is sucked in behind my bumper. and hands down Guru is the way to go.

My list of must haves on a new ATV. in this order. Winch, Tires, Protection. you've got the winch. Tires, and clutch kits are the best bang for your buck performance modifications that can me made to an ATV. And you're looking into protection. I'm on the full skids side of the fence myself. But if you don't want plastic, Making your own Aluminum skids is relatively easy to do and would cost you less than buying the Ricochet skids. PM me if you have any questions about building your own. Can be done with a jig saw, a drill, a rubber mallet, and a vice.

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Also, all Atv's I ever owned had a lever at the back of the seat to remove the seat. From how I interpreted the manual this one does not?? You just yank up on the rear of the seat and it's held on by clips?? I want to remove the seat because there is an annoying rattle coming from the plastic over the gas tank. I put pressure on the plastics and the rattle quites down. So I'd like to remove the seat to see why ther is a rattle in that area.
I got that same rattle, but it seems to be only when I've pulled it out of the garage and it's sitting on it's incline, ready to plow. Same thing-push down on the plastic and it quits. But it also seems to stop as soon as I take off. Never really investigated it.

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That noise is most likely the intake snorkel hitting the plastic around the gas tank. Very annoying, my old SP500 had foam around the snorkel to keep it snug. A zip tie will take care of it.

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