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  1. ATV New Members
    I'm new to the forum, but just viewed an old thread from Polaris_Nut about installing a winch. It was a very informative video, but did not address a question I have. I recently purchased a gently used 2012 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO. It's in great shape with less than 600 miles on it! Going...
  2. Great Deals
    FixMyToys currently has a great deal on the Polaris 2882708 Pro HD 4,500lb K-Winch Kit! It's on sale for $297, down from it's original price of $1,006! According to their site, this part should be compatible with the 2018 and 2019 RZR RS1 and RZR-S1 models. Polaris 2882708 Pro HD 4,500lb...
  3. Polaris Sportsman XP 1000
    Hey guys, I'm curious if anyone knows what diameter of synthetic rope is on the Polaris HD 3500lb winches? I have a 2022 Sportsman XP 1000 S and I want to buy a rubber stopper for the winch rope but I can't find anywhere if it's 3/16 or 1/4. Thanks!
  4. Polaris Sportsman
    Hey everyone, new to the forum and this is my first post. I just bought a used 2006 Polaris Sportsman 500 EFI x2. It is bone stock and I would like to install a winch and plow on it. any advice or pics on what exactly to buy and how they mount? Oh, one thing, the owner did put on the...
  5. Polaris Sportsman
    I have a 2000 Polaris sportsman 500 and I’m running into battery problems. It’s a brand new battery. I ran my atv to plow my driveway today and 20 minutes later the battery was completely drained of juice and the winch no longer responded. I plow for a living with this ATV. Has anyone ran into...
  6. Polaris Sportsman
    Hi Everyone! I'm tryin to add hand warmers to my sportsman's but the two orange and white accessory cable hook-ups are used by my winch already. Anyone ever run into this and how you get around it? Not Sure what to do. Thanks, Scott
  7. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I recently bought a used 1998 Sportsman 500 4x4 and it only had 1,500 miles on it. Ran beautifully until today. I installed a winch on it yesterday and ran it for a while. Today, I went to start it and everything was normal. Rode around for a little bit and it shut off. I went to start it and it...
  8. ATV General Discussion
    Hey I read lots of posts and they have been very helpful on other issues. I have a 2014 Polaris sportsman 570. It has a kolpin winch. The free spool/lock knob doesn’t work and will only reel in and won’t go out. Just wondering if anyone has had the same problem and what the fix is. Thanks in...
  9. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I thought I would offer some advice on failed winch diagnosis. This is probably one of many winch issues experienced by riders. A friend does a lot of plowing with his 2017 Sportsman 570, and uses a Polaris 3500 winch for the plow blade. It failed in the blade down position yesterday, so I...
  10. ATV General Discussion
    Just bought a champion 3500 lb winch now I need the actual mounting bracket for a 570 sportsman. Best place to purchase one? Thx
  11. ATV New Members
    Hello everyone- New here and somewhat new to the ATV world. I have a 2005 Trail Boss 330 and just pick up a 2006 Sportsmen 800 that I'd like to add a winch and plow to. I have already been stuck and had to use the Jeep to pull the 800 out.... deep mud and 2x4 just didn't seem to work well...
  12. ATV New Members
    I raised the snowplow blade too high, and the rubber stop is now wedged between the fairleads. Unlocking mechanism doesn't seem to want to turn either. Suggestions?
  13. Polaris Sportsman
    Looking at winches and the Polaris winch is pretty pricey. Are there winches that will work with the prewired Sportsman wiring like the Polaris winch does?
  14. ATV General Discussion
    I bought the badlands 3500 winch and will he installing it this weekend. Does the winch plate from harbor freight work on the highlifter 850 or do I need to order a different one? Thanks
  15. Polaris Sportsman
    I have been looking for winches this past month and have found that if I wanted to get an aftermarket winch I would have to do some wiring and install a switch box (as in Screw to frame) I don't want to do that. I have looked at the Regular Polaris winches but I did the check fit and none of...
  16. Polaris Sportsman 570
    OK. My kids bought me a 3,500# HD winch kit for Father's Day. God bless them! My problem is, it isn't exactly made for my 2014 Sportsman 570. The winch part number is 2878789. The winch mounts up perfectly, but I'm having some issues with the wiring. Have any of you mounted a 2878789 winch...
  17. ATV General Discussion
    Hi Guys, Have a Viper winch (3000 Ib) for 2 years. I noticed at the end of last years plow season, the aluminum rollers that the cables runs in / out on was significantly rutted on one side, to the point where it actually damaged the steel cable. It was the end if the season and I just flipped...
  18. Polaris Sportsman 570
    Just got my new Polaris 2500 lb winch on my 2016 sportsman 570. It was super easy to install and turned out awesome. Before: After:
  19. Polaris Sportsman
    Do I need a winch bracket for a winch on my 450 HO or does it come with one? What else do I need - 1. Winch 2. Controller 3. Wires Is there a kit, who makes one? Any info I can get will help thanks!
  20. Polaris Sportsman 570
    Hello! I have a 2016 Sportsman 570 2up, got it near the beginning of December 2015 specifically to push snow around my property. I'm in Michigan and my crummy snowblower wasn't cutting it. I've used ATVs in the past growing up, but this is my first time owning one. I got the snow plow /...
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