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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-25-2015, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
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New from Reno

Hey guys, New member here from Reno, NV. Just sold my 2011 RZR XP 900 and bought a brand new Sportsman XP 1000 to go play on. Found this site searching for glowing red exhaust pipe since my muffler was glowing cherry red when I got back from driving it around the block tonight in low gear around 10-35 mph.

Anyways this is my first 4x4 quad and second polaris vehicle. I've come from Yamahas and had banshee's 450's and a 700 raptor. No stranger to offroad stuff either I've had a few jeeps and toyotas, last one being a 4 door Jk jeep on 40" tires with the only thing left stock being the engine and part of the transmission.

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-26-2015, 05:20 AM
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Welcome to the forum CashMoney..

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-26-2015, 07:04 AM
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welcome to the forum.. may want to check on having the header coated..

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-26-2015, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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thanks guys. I'm going to see what happens with polaris. It sounds like a couple people have complaints and they are looking into it. I remember the same thing happened with the RZR XP900's when they came out and were melting peoples plastics
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WELCOME to the forum!
Some good folks here.
Good luck with your new quad. The 1K is a beast.

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-27-2015, 01:36 AM
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That sure is a monster 1k machine, see if heat wrapping may somehow help shielding the heat. Welcome aboard
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-28-2015, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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You guys aren't lying. I finally got to go ride it for an hour and it was a beast. Definitely got interesting during a snow storm. My only real valid complaint is the head lights suck but i got HID's on order now from searching on the forum. Ton of great info on here
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