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Forum: Where to Ride
Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 17,343
Posted By Big Frank

My friend has had a Sportsman XP 1000 for a few...

My friend has had a Sportsman XP 1000 for a few years and said he would never buy another ATV without EPS. He rides a lot more than I do so I value his opinion. He likes this a lot better than his...
Forum: General Chat
Yesterday, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Big Frank

My coverage always comes in several parts and I...

My coverage always comes in several parts and I pay $2 a year for Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage. I have fairly good medical coverage and don't know if the insurance company would pay...
Forum: Where to Ride
06-07-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Big Frank

I'd like to try it out if my friends would go but...

I'd like to try it out if my friends would go but I just don't see that happening anytime soon. Maybe after my buddy retires the 2 of us can go while his wife stays home and takes care of the dogs....
Forum: Where to Ride
06-07-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 17,343
Posted By Big Frank

My new ATV isn't black, it's gray, like the...

My new ATV isn't black, it's gray, like the aliens some people say are running the world's government. Magnetic Gray Metallic. All hail the alien overlords. Maybe I can get on their good side. The...
Forum: General Chat
06-07-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Big Frank

Thanks Alex. I'm more or less okay. I bounced...

Thanks Alex. I'm more or less okay. I bounced back. Well, I bounced anyway, but the old 500 didn't fare so well. That's the compact model Sportsman 500 with the short wheelbase. It can turn really...
Forum: Polaris
06-07-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By Big Frank

The reason I asked about the wear spots on the...

The reason I asked about the wear spots on the sprocket is that one of the spaces between the teeth looks out of round, but it could just be the picture. Even if the rear sprocket looked great I...
Forum: Polaris
06-07-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Big Frank

As soon as I saw, "my piston skirt broke" I...

As soon as I saw, "my piston skirt broke" I thought it must be a 400. They were notorious for that. There's no telling what's going on in the bottom end if you don't tear it apart and do a proper...
Forum: Polaris
06-07-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By Big Frank

Gremlins. That's all I can think of. Gremlins. ...

Gremlins. That's all I can think of. Gremlins.

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P.S. There's a lot of...
Forum: Polaris
06-07-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By Big Frank

I've been reading some stuff online about chains,...

I've been reading some stuff online about chains, and according to the technical diagrams I saw, chains ride up higher on the teeth when they're moving faster.
Forum: Where to Ride
06-05-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 17,343
Posted By Big Frank

Welcome back. You should have listened to your...

Welcome back. You should have listened to your internet doctor (not a doctor) about the ribs. I bent the left side of the frame in, broke the axle, bent the front part of the A-arm into a V, broke...
Forum: General Chat
06-05-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Big Frank

I heard some people do the same thing with lemon...

I heard some people do the same thing with lemon Pledge. It works plus leaves your ride with a nice citrusy smell. :)
Forum: General Chat
06-04-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Big Frank

Let's just say, my ATV was so fast it could go...

Let's just say, my ATV was so fast it could go from 0-60 in TREE seconds!
The frame got bent and it was a total loss. But it was fun while it lasted.
...
Forum: General Chat
06-04-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,611
Posted By Big Frank

Thanks! I've had great luck with Polaris ATVs for...

Thanks! I've had great luck with Polaris ATVs for 22 years. The biggest problem I've had with them was people stealing them. But after I put wheel clamps on 2 wheels it made it too hard to steal....
Forum: Polaris
06-04-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By Big Frank

Should the chain be riding up the teeth where...

Should the chain be riding up the teeth where those wear marks are? I didn't have my Trailblazer long enough to know a lot about chain drives.
Forum: Polaris
06-04-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By Big Frank

Here's one more look. That really is strange....

Here's one more look. That really is strange. I've never heard of anything like that and can't imagine what would cause it.
Forum: Polaris
06-04-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By Big Frank

If you were towing your friend in high gear...

If you were towing your friend in high gear instead of low, that's how you messed it up. That makes everything overheat and you should never do it. I think stendori is right.
Forum: Where to Ride
06-02-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 17,343
Posted By Big Frank

Instead of a 3-day weekend for Memorial Day I had...

Instead of a 3-day weekend for Memorial Day I had a 14-day weekend, but I had to come back a week early. :( I finally went for a ride, the first one since last July IIRC, and wrecked my quad. I hit a...
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Big Frank

I just wait for it to rain. That's as clean and...

I just wait for it to rain. That's as clean and shiny as my tires get.
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By Big Frank

A guy that used to occasionally ride with us...

A guy that used to occasionally ride with us needed that reverse on his Z400 when he was trying to keep up and took a curve just a little too wide. His Z got skewered by a fallen tree that was pushed...
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Big Frank

12 days ago I totaled out my ATV. Progressive...

12 days ago I totaled out my ATV. Progressive gave me exactly what NADA said it was worth, plus the prices for accessories the guy found when he looked them up. The accessories were worth 60% of the...
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,390
Posted By Big Frank

If you're going to do it that way, it would make...

If you're going to do it that way, it would make more sense to have the pair of ramps on the highest bank resting on top of the other pair. That way you would have 2 more equal angles instead of one...
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,611
Posted By Big Frank

I can't. I don't have an ATV. One of the...

I can't. I don't have an ATV.

One of the local dealers is getting me a Magnetic Gray Metallic Sportsman 570 SP this week.
Forum: Polaris
06-02-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Big Frank

There was no low range on any of the old...

There was no low range on any of the old Scrambler 400s and 500s that I've ever heard about.
Forum: Where to Ride
05-12-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 17,343
Posted By Big Frank

You think I'm doing nothing about it, but I've...

You think I'm doing nothing about it, but I've already decided to take charge of my life, and start doing something about it. One of my doctors had me taking pills that come with a long list of...
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