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Well its time for a new ATV. My Polaris Sportsman 500Ho that we bought in 2003 has just over 10,000 miles on it. It has been a good machine but with my wife and I riding more I want a new machine. Well this spring (in a month or so) We are going to the Outlander Xt Max 800. We ride Ski Doos now and want to stay with BRP. Our dealer in Ft Kent is the best and I cant see myself going anywhere else. I was wondering if there are any upgrades - clutch kits or any other performance items for these machines. Is there any little flaws that I should be aware of. We were thinking Camo or Green??? Thanks for any info - John
 

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Well its time for a new ATV. My Polaris Sportsman 500Ho that we bought in 2003 has just over 10,000 miles on it. It has been a good machine but with my wife and I riding more I want a new machine. Well this spring (in a month or so) We are going to the Outlander Xt Max 800. We ride Ski Doos now and want to stay with BRP. Our dealer in Ft Kent is the best and I cant see myself going anywhere else. I was wondering if there are any upgrades - clutch kits or any other performance items for these machines. Is there any little flaws that I should be aware of. We were thinking Camo or Green??? Thanks for any info - John
you won't really need any immediate upgrades there is not a stock 4x4 that will touch this wheeler, if you are looking at a camo model you can't get max 800 xt in camo yet! but the camo is a little brittle, so be careful in the tight stuff. maybe a pipe(slip on) our shop has had some cams made for our 06 800 and they work great, but big bucks to have them made. we have experimented with some factory clutch stuff, different weights and are still experimenting, and will let you know! have fun buy a can-am!!!
 

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John-

I've been up to your place and seen your bike. I think the BRP 800 will have everything you need in stock form. But, there are upgrades. Really don't think you'll need them, though. It's the fastest and most powerful big quad out there.

Jerry
 

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Thanks- Guys. I'm a fan of clutch kits so I was leaning that way. I cant leave anything well-enough alone so I'm looking for all possible up-grades. Jerry you should see my X go now. It looks a lot diffrent and goes MUCH better than last year. Thanks - John
 

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they are seperate pieces from BRP. the main skid comes in two pieces and then the a-arm protectors are seperate. about $400 canadian, but thats prolly like $250 american lol.
 

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Doo they make a complete kit. A-Arms and Belly kit?
like what outtysrule said,you can purchase the belly skid(2pc) and a arm protectors.Mine seem to be holding up pretty good so far.I would recomend(sp) that you not trail ride over rock or anything that you think will be hard on the bottom of the machine.These machines do not take to well to rough terrain without skids.
 

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Thanks- Guys. I'm a fan of clutch kits so I was leaning that way. I cant leave anything well-enough alone so I'm looking for all possible up-grades. Jerry you should see my X go now. It looks a lot diffrent and goes MUCH better than last year. Thanks - John
Dalton makes a real good clutch kit. Im running 27s on my 800 and on a roll snap the throttle and she will stand right up. Big gun makes an exhaust along with HMF. The HMF also has a quiet core. Iv heard both. Without the core it sounds like a small block. A little too loud for me.But sound great. Dobeck makes a EFI controler matched with the HMF they claim you gain 10 HP at the rear wheels. Ricochet makes skid plates that go all the way to the rear of the frame. I have BRP skids and extended the plate to the rear of the frame. I wouldnt ride with out them. There have been complaint about the frames. You can try myoutlander.com for the parts they are real good people to deal with. I ordered the dalton and had it in 2 days.
 
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