TBoss 550 died while running, then wouldn't start.
By David 184
it looks like the rubber gasket that is used to weather proof the main instruments ( signal light, speedometer , tachometer, etc) on my Coleman 400 UTV that I purchased in the fall of 2021 is falling down across the instruments. This is obsuring all of the indications at the top and is now affecting the operation of the tachometer since it forms the circle around the tach. Anyone else had this problem? is this something that I can take apart and fix or is this something that is sealed?
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My T-Boss 410 died hard on a run up the driveway and wouldn't restart. Cranks over fine, 12v at coil, fuel in cylinder (from plug check), and wire from computer to coil buzzes out OK. Computer threw a P0351 ignition coil malfunction message. I pulled the coil, measured resistance across the primary, and it was about 0.8 or 0.9 ohms, nominal for most ignition coils. I measured the secondary resistance as well and got about 6.5K ohms, also nominal for most coils. I checked the plug wire resistance and it was about 5000 ohms, which seems OK. And really perplexing, my spark tester shows spark. I got to feel it too, when I held my fingers too close to the conductor. 💩! Have any of you folks run across this?
I have a 2014 Polaris ranger 900 xp. What fold down windshield are you using and what is the durability of it. And where would I find it. Thanks
Hi everyone, I'll start this off with a TLDR; If you were looking at a 2020+ 2 seater RZR XP1000 premium, Wolverine RMax, Teryx KRX 1000 (base, trail, or special edition), Maverick Sport XMR, Commander XMR, and a Talon X, which would you get and why? Also, If you have any of these what is your favorite and least favorite things about them?
I'm looking at getting a SXS this year, and want some input on this vs that, and to hear the personal experiences of anyone that has or had one of the above models. I normally take my Ford Ranger out trail riding every other month or so but I recently bought property with some friends and we're going to be going out more like every 3-4 weeks at least now. So I'm thinking a SXS will be smarter to use than beating on my daily that often lol. I've had several ATV's over 14 years but never had a SXS. I've been out of the powersports scene for about 6 years now so I'm trying to play catchup on all the new models. I worked for BRP for a few years, I'm pretty familiar with their products but left a few months before the Maverick Sport was released, so I haven't had any hands on experience with the final product or the updated Commander.
I live in Florida, slower trails with lots of trees, sugar sand, and mud/water. I don't need an X3 or RZR pro type power/suspension but I do like the bucket seats and seating position of a pure sport SXS. Defenders are too upright and the seat/pedal position doesn't let me stretch my legs out on 6+ hour rides. I'm not planning on going crazy with mods outside of a hard roof, snorkel(s), extra lights, tires and a fairly basic speaker bar or pods. Snorkel(s) and a roof are my "must have" before I take it out, snorkels for insurance where we ride and roof because I'm a redhead. The other things can come later down the road.
I haven't stopped by any dealers yet but I'll be going to check each model out over the next couple months.
So far the big things that stand out to me on paper for each is:
RZR XP1000-honestly nothing jumps out on this besides it's the lightest weight, but only by 30 lbs
RMax-aesthetically I like it, video reviews are pretty positive. But compared to the others it seems expensive for what you get
KRX-significantly more suspension travel than any of the others and the biggest fuel tank. The trail and special editions seem like a good value for the extras they have. Also the most expensive model on my list
Maverick Sport XMR-besides a roof it comes out of the box with everything I really want, and it has the most ground clearance (tied with the Commander XMR). Tied with the Commander XMR for the best "bang for your buck" imo
Commander XMR-I really like the bedside storage, dump bed, and higher mounted winch. Plus what I said for the Maverick
Talon X-cheapest MSRP, comes standard with a roof, and it has a physical transmission so it should be more reliable than a belt long term and hopefully cheaper to snorkel. BUT it does have the worst ground clearance (eventual tires and possibly a small lift can remedy this) and the smallest gas tank (in my experience Honda ATV's were more fuel efficient than everything else I owned so the smaller tank size may not matter)
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