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  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. 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...
  4. 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?
  5. 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?
  6. 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
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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:
  11. 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!
  12. 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 /...
  13. ATV General Discussion
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  14. Polaris Sportsman 570
    Finally have some snow to plow here in Colorado! Bought this March 1st, and no snow to plow since. Very strange. Up to 3 feet of expected through tomorrow so I just took my first run to keep ahead of the storm. WOW....just wow. This new 570 SP is so much nicer to plow with than my old 08...
  15. ATV Parts Wanted
    I am trying to find a Polaris 2500/3500 winch part. part # 2876785 freespool knob It is the older style polaris winch before the china ones. If you know of one new or used I could sure use it. It is a discontinued part but I saw a few post of members buying it and not being able to used it on...
  16. ATV Performance Modifications
    Hey guys, just looking to get a winch for my 2014 Polaris Sportsman 400 HO. I've always heard good things about Warn winches and I'm leaning towards that, but I have been thinking of leaning towards a cheaper one. Any opinions? The Warn ones are some of the more expensive ones, and being a high...
  17. ATV General Discussion
    Is the 2014 Sportsman 400 HO pré wired for a winch? If it is how much wiring is involved?
  18. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I've had 2 different winches on my ATV. The first one starting making a clicking noise (which I assume is the relay box) when I'd push the "IN" button. The "OUT" button would work but if I released it and then hit the "IN" button, it would just click. Now if I pushed the "OUT" button and...
  19. ATV Performance Modifications
    I recently purchased a 2014 Polaris Sportsman 400 HO ATV, and have been wondering if this is a good beginning winch for only $95. It's a Warn winch so that should mean it's good quality, but I haven't found any reviews. Is this worth the money? Amazon.com: Warn (92000) 2000 DC Utility Winch...
  20. Polaris Scrambler XP 1000
    Does anyone know of a winch mount out for the scrambler 1000? I already bought the winch. The only problem is I can't find a mount for my atv. I'm thinking the scrambler 850 or sportsman mount would work but want to know for sure before I spend the $$. Any help would be great! Thanks!
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