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After owning 2 Rhino's and now a 2016 Wolverine I can say the design and build quality on the Wolverine is up to automotive standards. I have a bit over 2,500 miles on my Wolverine. Most know Polaris has huge design and build quality issues and their warranty is poor. Yamaha and Honda have upped the UTV standards in a huge way with their new 2016 models. Warranty was turned down on my 2013 Polaris Ranger 900 because I had too many miles on it. That was in less then 6 months and my dealer could have gotten it covered but I was annoyed enough to just buy the parts and fix it then sell it. Sold my RZR 570 too after way too many failures and 3 tow ins. Still have my 2011 RZR 900 with over 10,200 miles on it now. The fun factor is great so its worth all the repair necessary to keep it in like new condition. The high mileage set up took 2 weeks. Still had lots of parts replacement because Polaris uses poor quality parts and many parts are cheap Chinese parts. I think the $25,000 Polaris and $22,000 CanAm models will lose sales to Yamaha. Many owners hate all the belt drive failures and design problems. If the Yamaha is under $20,00 and competitive it will be the UTV of choice. If it is under $18,000 they will take a huge hit. 2 more weeks and I expect it will be easy for the Yamaha guys to get real Happy.
 

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What did you do to the Rzr 900 to make it last? Was riding with my buddy yesterday and his 13 Rzr4 900 was smoking and he said it was almost a quart of oil low when he changed it. Looks like the rings are already shot with less than 2k miles on it. He kept it in pristine condition and not really ridden hard at all. He needs a top end rebuild at least. Just looking out for him.. where do you think the best place to get it rebuilt?
 

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The side air intakes on most Polaris models pull dust into the belt drive and air box. I run my intakes up under the roof and use foam filters dry and an outerwear. My stock Polaris filter is still clean at 10,200 miles. I wash the prefilters in soap and water every 1,000 miles. The routing on wiring, brake lines, coolant hoses, and fuel lines need to be checked and protection needs to be added in several places. I use the UTV.inc air box shim to fix the air box leaks. I check it every 1,000 miles incase there is a leakage. Most engines should go 30,000 miles or more with clean air and proper oil changes. Honda and Yamaha engines will go around 50,000 miles or more. Cars go around 300,000 miles but run mostly below 2500 rpm.
 
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