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  1. predator power problems

    Polaris Predator
    I picked up a 2003 predator about a week ago, it was a little rugged but seemed to run alright. So i take it for a test ride, i'm not beating it or anything, it seems good so i take it. later when i get home i ride it again and i notice when i try to ride it hard it doesn't have much power...
  2. Looking to "Crank up HP" a bit, any suggestions?

    ATV Performance Modifications
    Hi, I have a 2003 carb Polaris Sportsman 700. I am looking to see what I can do to add some Power to my machine. I don't trail ride with it, I use it for Utility work around my fishing resort. I haul and drag a lot of dock sections, boat lifts etc. I am looking for any ideas or suggestions...
  3. 2013 sportsman 500 HO electrical issue

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Just bought a used 2013 sportsman 500 ho, this is my first 4x4 quad. Worked fine for a month and battery went dead and nothing would power on. Changed battery and while tightening the positive terminal, my wrench touched the ground and made a spark. I turned the ignition on for power to my...
  4. New 1000 xp owner

    Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    Hey everyone, I like to read the forum to see what people think of the polaris machines but most people only come on here to complain or find a fix, which does make sense but I'm making this threat to hear about the positives! Tell me about how much you love your sportsman! I've had mine for 4...
  5. 2013 polaris scrambler 850 ho

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I bought it used last year I have only rode it a couple of times at first it would wheelie from a dead stop but last time I took it out it seems to lack power off idle then it runs fine please help
  6. Jets for more power

    ATV Performance Modifications
    Ok guys been riding and working on polaris atvs for 19 years now and looking for some info on the jets. I just rebuilt my 2000 400 Xplorer 2 stroke and went .040 over and shaved the head .015. In addition it has the 400 scrambler exhaust from the head pipe to the silencer. The silencer is an FMF...
  7. '00 Sportman 500 - No Power

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 2000 Polaris Sportsman 500 that is not getting power when the key switch is in the “on” position. Functionally when the key is turned on, you should get the lights to come on and power to the winch. I get neither. The ATV will run with the key switch on and by pull starting it. The...
  8. loss of top end + Backfire=???

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    2012 polaris 500 HO 60 hours I have two sons which have been riding the quad, and are oblivious to the problems i recently encountered on my trip around the property. This is why i cant have nice things...at least thats what my dad used to say to me.I changed the spark plug, and made sure it...
  9. sportsman 550 touring

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hey everybody. Brand new to the forum and to ATV's. I'm looking to buy my first one here pretty soon and was looking at the sportsman 550 touring with EPS. I was just wondering what everyones opinions of them are and if that front box is removable and is there a rack underneath it? also how is...
  10. 2012 400 H.O. Speed, Acceleration and Power

    Polaris Sportsman
    I was wondering if there is anything on the market to make my 400 H.O. more power full and or increase acceleration and speed. We have 2 400's both are 12's and when me and my dad race mine always seems to lack of all three. Mine has a K&N filter and my dads is completely stock. :cowboy:
  11. Power increase in 850.

    ATV Performance Modifications
    How can I get more power out of my 09 850? I just added new Pro comp tires and they act a little heavy. I can feel the loss of power. I added a K and N Air filter and that helped a little. Can I put the new 2012 HO intake on mine?? I hear there is a shim I can take out of the clutch to bring...
  12. 09 Sportsman 500 HO no Power

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2009 Sportsman 500 HO, I am having an issue were at low RPM's the ATV feels like i am hitting a rev limiter. Once the ATV starts moving into higher RPMS it drives fine. I also had a issue were I had gas leaking out the bottom of the bowl. I cleaned the carb which stopped the leak but i...
  13. Have to rev to the limit in order to go 1-2 mph!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi there. New to the forum but have ridden Polaris for years. But now I have an issue that I can't find the answer to. 2005 800efi. Starts fine, no abnormal sounds, shifts fine then when I give it throttle it won't move at all until I'm almost topped out and then it only moves about 2mph. Belt...
  14. sportsman 850 reduce fuel consumption

    ATV Performance Modifications
    I'm looking for a sportsman 850 touring in Spain. My friends told me that the fuel consumption it is high about 16 l for 100 km. If it is, I would like to know if somebody has bought a power commander system to economize fuel consumption. If possible if the answer is positive, could you give me...
  15. sportsman 850 reduce fuel consumption

    ATV Performance Modifications
    I'm looking for a sportsman 850 touring in Spain. My friends told me that the fuel consumption it is high about 16 l for 100 km. If it is, I would like to know if somebody has bought a power commander system to economize fuel consumption. If possible if the answer is positive, could you give me...
  16. 90cc Sportsman no low speed torque

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2002 90cc sportsman. I bought it used. It starts very easy and idles fine. It runs really well at normal and high speed. It has almost no torque at low speed, you have to push it up a hill if you loose your speed. I've pulled the carb twice and cleaned it really well but it...
  17. 2003 Trail Boss 325, no electrical, no rear brakes

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, new to the forum. Looking to buy a used Trail boss 325. I found a nice 2003 and test drove it. It runs great, but it does have 2 problems. 1 - The front lights, or any other lights including the Neutral and Reverse, did not turn on. Should this be something simple? The battery was...
  18. 1998 Sportsman ignition problem?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    So i bought a 98 polaris sportsman and whenever you give over half throttle sitting still or driving it acts as if the ignition cuts out like it is the reverse limiter. It doesn't stop running but wont wind up anymore. If you don't give it over half throttle it will let it wind up. CAm is good...
  19. Loss of All Lights and Performance

    Polaris Sportsman
    Anyone know where to start besides the bulbs in fixing my lighting issue? All my lights have gone out. Doubt the bulbs all went on vacation at the same time. Bad Scheduling. Also, when running at high speeds it will bog down unless I let off. Could that be gas? It is a 1994 Sportsman 400 4X4...
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