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  1. Need advice on 2009 Sportsman Touring 800

    Polaris Sportsman
    hi !! I am looking to buy a 2009 Sportsman 800 Touring. I have seen A LOT of negative reviews on Polaris, but not anything on the 2009 Sportsman. Should I buy this thing or stay away from it? Any thoughts or comments would be greatly appreciated. Thank you !! mark :grin
  2. Advice/Thoughts on a used 2007 Sportsman 800

    Polaris Sportsman
    Hello, I am new to the forums, Polaris and ATVing in general. I have been looking for an inexpensive decent ATV to get my feet wet and see how much time I can actually give to the sport before going out an spending a ton of money. I am set to check out a 2007 Sportsman 800 EFI with approx...
  3. 2013 sportsman 800 efi

    ATV New Members
    I've had my sportsman for over a year now and I'm getting ready to add snorkels to it. Anyone know of a parts list i would need or maybe a video that could help me out. I cant ever seem to find any videos online for this model. I've found a few kits but would rather do my own and save some cash...
  4. 06 SPORTSMAN 800 4X4 not engaging after rebuild

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, so i bought a used 06 foreman 800, seemed ok when i bought it, i noticed a difference when i engaged the 4x4 when i was riding around. Well now that there is snow i noticed that i don't have much torque coming from the front wheel in forward and reverse with awd engaged. Back wheels spin a...
  5. Will they fit?

    ATV Wheels & Tires
    Hey!! just scored a new/used set of Silver backs.... front: 10x12x28 and rears: 12x12x28 are these going to fit on a stock 2007 sportsman 800 using stock steel rims/offsets? and i really want to do a clutch kit but its about 50/50 from people i talk to .... as i'm keeping the stock tiers for...
  6. 05 Sportsman 800 Transmission? Shifting? Help!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello- This morning I went out to plow my driveway of the new snowfall and everything was working fine. After a couple of passes, I went to shift from reverse to forward and there was nothing there. The shifter has zero resistance on it, I can move it back and forth but there is nothing...
  7. INFO NEEDED RE: 2005 Sportmans 800

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a friend looking at a 2005 Sportsman 800 and I am trying to help them decide if they want it or not as they are unfamiliar with this particular ATV. That said I was hoping some of you could tell me the Pros & Cons of this Particular ATV.
  8. Radiator/ snorkel kit for 05 sportsman 800 twin efi

    ATV Performance Modifications
    Looking to relocate my radaiator and add a snorkel kit to my 05 sportsman 800 twin efi. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks
  9. 2014 sportsman 800 bogging down

    Polaris Sportsman
    My 2014 Sportsman 800 only has 330 miles on it and today it started bogging down when I accelerate to 100%. Does anyone have an idea what's wrong? Thanks
  10. 2009 sportsman 800 tire size??? 30"s ??

    ATV Wheels & Tires
    Hey everyone i am new to the site but have looked at allot of post!! I was wondering if anyone knew whats the biggest tire that would fit on a 2009 sportsman 800efi? Without lift or moving A-Arms. I am looking at 30" silverback X-lites or atleast X-Lites but what size will fit? Thank you in...
  11. 05-10 Sportsman 800&500 vs 2011+

    ATV General Discussion
    Looking to buy my 2nd Polaris after I sell my Arctic Cat Mud Pro. My first one was a 2005 Sportsman 700 EFI.....and it left me with a terrible first impression of Polaris. Constant overheating, belt, and electrical issues. But I'm looking to give Polaris another shot due to the way the ones I...
  12. sportsman 800 wont shift

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    hello i have a issue with my sportsman 800, it is an automatic and was driving along not crazy or anything and stopped put it in park then went i put it in H it wouldnt go anywhere, you can hear it shift but just wont go after that... any suggestions? Thank you!
  13. HD Springs, and other things

    ATV General Discussion
    So I have '12 800 EFI, and tightened the back spring because it was soft, was thinking about HD springs all around and then had an epiphany that made me think twice. On rock climbing and extreme hills how much are those going to effect roll over? Any thoughts? I'm a heavier rider (240 or...
  14. my buddy

    my buddy

    Me and my little guy plowing snow
  15. best tire for 06 Sportsman 800 efi

    ATV Wheels & Tires
    Hey everyone! I'm a 17 year old rider from BC and I purchased my atv this past summer with basically stock everything other than heated grips, gun holders and the snow plow.. I was looking into upgrading the tires and wheels sometime this year for the summer time as the current ones are getting...
  16. What is the Piston Ring Installed Gap

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I am doing an engine rebuild on my Sportsman 800 with the service manual. The manual goes round and round with pointing me to different pages in the manual to find the correct piston ring gap, but unless I am blind, I cannot find the actual dimension. Am I reading something wrong? Do I need...
  17. 2008 Sportsman 800 (foamy oil)

    Polaris Sportsman
    Last year while plowing my driveway it over heated. Didn't think it was a big deal. Put it away. Lost my job so I didn't have the money to do anything with it. Just changed the antifreeze and oil/filter, emptied gas and put fresh gas, along with new battery. Started it up yesterday and ran for...
  18. Sportsman 800: engine stop and consumes lot of fuel

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi guys! I realy need your help. I realy need your help. I'm newbie in the ATV world and I have two problems and it's not fun anymore to ride the The beast 2010 Sportsman 800 1100 km 100 hours Oil changed 1 month ago (200 km ago) I'm the first owner 1- sometime, when i'm on the idle (i...
  19. 2010 Sportsman 800 needs grip

    ATV Wheels & Tires
    Hey guys my 2010 Sportsman 800 still has the stock Carlisle AT 489s. I am ready to put some grip on my bike. I'm just not sure which direction to go. My Dad has a set of swamplites on a kodiak 400 and loves them. Where we ride, we ride on blacktop, gravel, hard pack, climbing (we have some...
  20. oil coming out of dipstick tube((crankcase pressure building up)))!!!

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    hi, i have a 2007 sportsman 800 efi, im i went through a pretty nasty water hole the other day and got water in the motor somehow,any way i changed the oil a few times put a new filter on and now i have oil puking from the dipstick tube. as if the crankcase is building up more pressure than...