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  1. Harbor freight winch

    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
  2. Winch Compatibility on 2014 400 H.O.

    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...
  3. Making the wrong winch fit.

    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...
  4. Viper Winch - Fairlead

    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...
  5. New Winch

    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:
  6. Polaris 450 HO Winch Bracket

    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!
  7. Is my plow/winch killing my 570 battery?

    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 /...
  8. 2005 sportsman plow question

    ATV General Discussion
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  9. I died and went to snow plowing heaven.

    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...
  10. Winch, Polaris 3500 freespool knob

    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...
  11. Best Winch Brand

    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...
  12. 2014 Sportsman 400 HO Winch

    ATV General Discussion
    Is the 2014 Sportsman 400 HO pré wired for a winch? If it is how much wiring is involved?
  13. Winch Clicking Noise, Not Working

    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...
  14. Thoughts on the Warn (92000) 2000 DC Utility Winch?

    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...
  15. Winch mount???

    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!
  16. Polaris 2500 winch draining battery

    Polaris Sportsman
    I have a polaris 2500 winch on a 2012 sportsman 500 ho. All last winter and this winter up until now the winch has worked fine for bringing the plow up/down. I am not sure what happened but now the winch will only go out (down). Whenever I press the in (up) it will click once and either move...
  17. Battery light flashing, winch solenoid clicking?

    Polaris Sportsman
    I picked up an 08 sportsman 500 ho with a winch and plow setup this fall. I used the winch a few times and I noticed ever so often the solenoid/control under the right front fender would click and not release the winch cable. I took it all apart, cleaned and sprayed everything with WD-40 to keep...
  18. Sportsman Dies When Using Winch

    Polaris XP
    09 Sportsman 550 XP EFI/EPS I had to disconnect the winch to install a plow bracket. When I reinstalled I didn't tighten nuts all the way. Winch worked fine, but when under load it grenaded the positive termal on the battery (melted it right off). I bought a new battery, cleaned all...
  19. Mounting Plate and "Wench" vs. "Winch"

    Polaris Sportsman
    I like to keep an eye on the craigslist ads just to see what people are offering so I can jump on a good deal when I see one. However I could launch into a major diatribe over how so many people can't string a few words into a coherent sentence, but I won't. My far and away favorite flub has...
  20. Polaris Magnum 325 snow plow lift?

    ATV General Discussion
    Before my grandpa passed away he gave me his Magnum 325 with the plow. Ive never seen the plow on the atv so im not sure its right. Sadly its time for winter so I have to get it mounted. He gave me the winch he bought for it so I have to connect that to. The bottom arm that goes under the ATV...
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