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  1. Correct Fix for Melting Plastic

    Polaris ATV How-Tos
    There is so much on this forum about melting plastic on many models and years of quads. I've found the correct fix and demonstrate it on my YOUTUBE video. Hope this helps. It has totally solved my melting plastic problem and it is using parts available from any Polaris dealer. They most...
  2. Just got my first Polaris and it already has issues.. Help anyone?

    ATV New Members
    Hello all, I just picked up my first atv, a 2016 Polaris sportsman 850SP. I had been breaking it in on some relatively easy trails averaging 10-20mph most of the time. I went through a puddle or two but nothing too crazy. At 13 hours I noticed the plastic over the header pipe was melting and...
  3. Keep it or sell it? Overheating Sportsman 1000 XP

    Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    I purchased my first Polaris in fall of 2014 and was thinking that I had bought the best machine on the market, the jury is still out on that. My first trip out, it rained on us and in the morning my machine would barely run and sounded like it was firing on only half of the cylinders. It was...
  4. XP 1000 Exhaust heat poll

    Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    I've read multiple threads about the Sportsman XP 1000 exhaust getting hot, glowing, melting plastic, etc. However, what we don't have a grip on is what percentage of folks are having issues and to what extent. I'd like to start this poll so that hopefully we get a representative sample over...
  5. 2006 sportsman 500 efi

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey there, just picked up a 2006 500 efi and have a few questions about it. I own a 2005 sportsman 400 as well and there seem to be some things different. for starters. the 2006 can be started in gear, is this normal? You also don't have to press down the foot break to shift into high or park? I...