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When did they quit putting radiator side shields on the 570’s. Will a different year fit? Any body put them on?
 

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yeah you can buy them. maybe 16' or 17' I want to say they stopped. its a catch 22, the rad is protected with them installed but they trap heat to a degree. with out them the rad is easier to clean and I say this aspect out ways having them installed. I say this cause my 800 has them but my 570 doesn't. I can flush the entire rad after every ride and that seems to be the deciding factor for me. I will add when I first bought the 570 I know they weren't on there and was going to order them out of the gate and held off. believe it or not my buds KQ750s didn't have them and so I was willing to give it a shot.
 

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Thanks for the advice I’m just worried about sticks flying up and hitting the radiator I do a ton of boony bashing through a ton of brush
 

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yeah then you might what to invest in the side shields!!! I don't bushwhack much, only if the trail is obstructed.
 

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looking good!!! just installed my springs, its a nice upgrade!!
 

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What year sportsman shields did you end up getting? How about a pic of the whole bike to see the stance with new springs?
 

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I took the 570 for a little rip around the block and WOW what a difference!! have you taken the wheeler for a ride to test out the new springs?
 

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Ya I put a couple miles on it and I think it handles a lot better in turns and in whoops. There is absolutely no more body roll. Best upgrade I have made yet. I just put on a new aluminum throttle lever on yesterday.
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oh nice throttle lever!!! ill prob get one cause ive been reading guys have broken them. and I agree 100% with your statement on the new springs. I LOVED the 570 before and now its 10Xs better. cant wait to rip it on the trails.
 

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Anything else have to be changed when swapping springs?
 

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Anything else have to be changed when swapping springs?
nope its just a simple swap part for part. IMO doesn't case any added stress to any components and its pull the OEM and add the HD springs.
 
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I got adapters to for rear 570. I’m guessing they use these cause they are same springs used on RZR 570/800’s fronts.
 

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Correct for the Highlifters the rear needs the spring adapters. The EPIs on my 800 needed no spring adaptors.
 

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I really thought the 570 rode smooth until I got the 850. Can spring and a-arms be swapped over in place of the macpherson struts?
 

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if im picking up what youre putting down youre saying change the McPherson set up to double a-arm?? it cant be done unless there were a lot of fabricating to make it happen.
 

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Yes, I didn’t know if the frame and all were the same as the upper end 570’s or not.
 
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