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    Thank you also Vaughn. Late yesterday afternoon I received the CFMOTO CF188-011300 that I had ordered and I put a paper towel under the old filter, removed it, cleaned the seating area and put a light coat of oil on the new CFMOTO filter gasket and installed it. NO LEAKS ! The gasket is very different from the FRAM. A side view of the FRAM gasket would look like a small hard (firm) square. A side view of the Chinese filter would look like a wider soft oval. Since the CFMOTO is not easily available locally for me, I downloaded the cross-reference list than Vaughn provided for future reference. It would be interesting to have a list of filters that are common to fail for this application. I would add the FRAM PH4967 to that list. Sadly, the FRAM PH4967 is listed on the cross-reference that Vaughn provided (no negativity to Vaughn intended). I'm sure the PH4967 is also on some other cross-reference list because I got that number from somewhere.
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    That sounds like it might be a good idea on an air cooled engine. But I don't know if that would work. If you could fit one of those kits that relocate the oil filter. That might give better flow. I'd carefully document the engine temperature before doing anything. That way you'll know how well it works.
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    Recently given a 2003 Kawasaki 550 mule. The previous owner was done with and said it would never run again. I have rebuilt the wiring harness and solved the not running issue. ? have any of you tried adding an engine oil cooler to this machine. There are 2 threaded plugs on the filter housing I was wondering if I can tap oil cooler into them.
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    https://websites.godaddy.com/blob/1faf085a-8d86-4c12-95c8-af8910852608/downloads/1bi0106l2_788242.pdf?e8f7b5ea
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    Thank you Travis, I will order one of the WIX filters when I find the right one for my UTV. Would you please post a pointer to the cross-reference chart you are using? In the mean time I have ordered a "CFMOTO" CF188-011300 on line to see if that works.
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    When I was stationed in Korea, some of their taxi cabs made clunking noises during a turn. Failing CV joints will do that. My VW bus did the same - failing CV joint. At least check them before tearing down the diff.
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    Are you driving around with your locker on all the time? This is especially tough in your machine if it's on pavement. Does it clunk when the locker is disengaged? How many miles on you machine? Can you tell how play? 1/8 th of a turn? Some play is normal.
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    I would use some sort of torque lube (not motor oil). Resistance to torque in the threaded area can affect the amount of torque that is actually used to hold the parts together. You want all of that resistance applied to the actual torque of the joint and none being used to overcome the resistance of the threaded area. It's similar to tightening a new bolt vs an old rusty bolt. Some of the torque is used to overcome the rusty bolt threads. Whether ARP is better than anything else would have to be based upon what you think of a product's claim. You'll find arguments that using a torque lube will increase the preload stresses when tightening the bolts to spec. I don't see how that can happen unless they've factored in the effects of a dry and clean torqued bolt vs a wet (lubed) torqued bolt into their specs.
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    It was a successful night. $97 well spent. well, hold on a sec, "1 2 3 4 _" Ooops! im missing #5! Happy 4th everybody! Here's to another 242 years!
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    I have a 2014 Joyner Renegade with the Chery 1100cc engine. It appears that the oil pump is driven directly from the crankshaft. I'm going to try a heavier weight oil (40 or 50) to see if that improves my idle oil pressure (it's at 10 psi, bare minimum).
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    What machine are you working on. I'm wondering if my low oil pressure at idle has excessive oil pump clearances. (Joyner Renegade 1100cc) .14mm is 0.005512"
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    Essex manufacturing used to sell tires that were made just for them. They had Kevlar in the tread, and were made special for the utv. The selection was pretty limited, but they were nice looking tires. It'd be worth a look.
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    Looks like blown head gasket. Temp light came on and started shooting water out exhaust . Should be under warranty only 25 hrs on it
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    Got it to start by feathering the throttle . Revs fine dies at idle. Hard to restart probably foiled plug again
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    Silverbullet Joyner in trouble parts man branden has been fired.Joyner parts business has been very slow.We are still carrying joyner parts.We did have a bad year.Vary poor customer service and and we are starting to see daylight.We get our parts direct from China on a 1 to 2 week delivery buy air.We have 16 years of joyner experience and you have to able to make it thru good and bad.We still carry joyner parts and use no aftermarket parts only. Chery parts have a better price on Joyner parts.For members Hi performance parts Engines transmission & suspension parts.We have a lot of experience troubleshooting. Silverbulletmotorsports.net
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    Ruled out Cub Cadet. Not a good endorsement by the local dealer. He told me that he couldn't recommend the Challenger for use in the island environment. He said he had seen a lot of issues with the electrical system due to salt air corrosion. I told him I would be willing to fill all the connectors with dialectric grease to prevent this. He said he would rather lose the sale than sell it to me. This is astounding to me because there are many other much more electrical intensive vehicles on the island than this. Obviously, he feels that the Cub Cadet is vastly inferior to others. Oh well, goodbye Cub; hello, Polaris. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G920A using Tapatalk
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    I'm also seriuosly considering the Challenger because of the features that are standard equipment and the price. The only accessories that I would be adding would be the rear window, hard upper doors, and perhaps the power steering. I would be looking at around 11,500 for it. I would have a hard time justifying spending 16K+ for a more mainstream machine. I would be barging it over to an island in Puget Sound for general transportation use around the island on dirt roads. Speed limit is 15mph on the island so top end isn't an issue. Occasional beach use. Nothing very strenuous, except for a long fairly steep hill coming up from the marina. The salt air and rain/humidity is hard on everything there (thus the hard cab requirement). Obviously, reliability is a major concern. The biggest majority of reviews I have seen have been very negative. Is there anyone that has positive feedback? Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G920A using Tapatalk
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    It is the Cub Cadet Challenger that I am referring to. My bad. Thanks for pointing this out.
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    UTVs represent a pretty good investment of both your money and your enjoyment. The tires that come stock on your machine are usually pretty good all-around tires, but there are several reasons to consider going for an upgrade. You might want a more aggressive tread pattern for a specific kind of riding. Perhaps the riding conditions in your area call for a tire with better puncture resistance. There is always the reason that comes from countless hours of enjoyment – the stock tires are simply worn out. Maybe you just want some different tires simply because you do? Regardless of the reason, a new set of tires represents a significant investment. Here are five of the best UTV tires for the money on the market today. Read More
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    I considered 2up ATVs but they are rare in my area. I wanted to be able to carry a passenger. I'm overall satisfied with my R2. I live in AZ and it's both OHV and street legal. I just bought a spark arrestor to satisfy the forest service requirements. I like the styling and the larger engine. The 800cc engine is the same one used in the John Deere 825i and many other UTVs. I think Kawasaki is using it on one of their UTVs. If the UTV has a 3-cyl 800cc engine, it's most likely the Chery engine. I also like the clutch/transmission vs the CVT and the ability to carry more gear than an ATV. It's a Hummer wannabe. There is no perfect machine. Mine has some very minor issues but they are in no way a show stopper. I've seen $20k machines with broken axles, burned belts (CVT transmission, etc). I've wondered why Joyner used the 800cc in their earlier R2/R4. I told a local dealer that if they put the 1100cc engine in the Renegade, I'd buy one. They did, so I did - a used one. I don't think they are using the 800 cc in the R2/R4 UTV from 2014 and later. It's a heavy and wide (60" class) machine; about 1700 lbs for the R2, about 2010 lbs for the R4. I had to cut two feet off the rear end of the sidewall on my 5x10 trailer to get it on. The R4 would need a longer trailer. The rear axle is about 63" wide, the front is about 56" wide. I wouldn't call it a rocket ship. I've never had my engine run over 5000 rpms. In 5th gear, I get 10 mph per 1000 rpms (5,000 rpms at 50 mph). I rarely have to drive that fast. The only thing that concerns me is the low oil pressure at idle when the engine has warmed up. A guides says you should have 10 psi/1000 rpms. Mine is at 10 psi at idle (I prefer 20 psi at idle). I'm going to put in 50 weight oil at my next oil change. The heat of the desert southwest where I live thins out lighter weight oil. I hope that will bring up my idle oil pressure. The tranny is a 5-speed w/reverse. 1st gear is a granny gear. I don't use 1st gear unless I have to tow something or go up a steep incline. If you're moving to a gated community, you may find that they have the legal authority to ban ATVs and enforce their own traffic laws (believe it or not). They are their own traffic enforcement. There was a man who was cited by the HOA for driving 2 mph over the posted limit. Couldn't have been cited if it wasn't a gated community.
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    Thank you for sharing that with me Dan. Ate you satisfied overall with your Joyner vehicle? The community I'm going to be moving into was insistant that I must have a UTV vs an ATV but upon closer examination ... provided I can legally register & insure it here in Florida they have no say in what I drive. I just can't help but to be impressed with either the 3 or 4 cylinder Chery engine mated with the 4 or 5 speed transmission. It strikes me either one is a little rocket ship! Regards, Ralph
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    Thank you my friend for your positive comments about Joyner. I've made the decision to purchase either an 800 or 1100 cc R2 Renegade. The features it offers over most Japanese manufactures particularly the 5 speed trans mated with a 3 or 4 cylinder Chery engine alone peaks my interest.
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    I was kind of on the fence about joyner. UNTILL i stopped by the manufacturer here in Phoenix. AWESOME. The parts manager was super cool and gave us the total run down on the product. For 8 - 9000 you can get a 1000cc sand viper with turbo and power steering. As for the motor. Johndeer uses this same motor. I have one and would recommend you do some research. One of the good points is this is a trans driven vehicle almost any mechanic will be able to work on this motor as this is basically set up just like a car..
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