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SCORE Journal - May 2019

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Getting BaJa Worthy The latest UTV parts that add performance and capability By Mike Vieria There’s no doubt that after every season in the SCORE World Desert Challenge, UTVs are becoming faster and more capable. This is mostly due to the innovations that manufacturers like Polaris, Can-Am, Yamaha, Textron, and Honda are learning from competition, but the growing popularity of racing UTVs is also helping the aftermarket. Companies that manufacture a variety of components from exhaust systems to suspension kits, seats and even full roll cages are fueling the love SCORE fans have for these vehicles. We’ve gathered some of the latest products that are available to increase the power and performance of a variety of UTVs on the market, designed to make your vehicle Baja worthy. KING SHOCKS Textron Wildcat 3.0 IBP Rear Coilover King now offers its 3.0 IBP rear coilover UTV rear shock for the Textron Wildcat XX. This shock is a direct replacement for the factory unit and works with stock vehicles or those with an aftermarket long-arm kit. These rear coilover shocks are built with the same Baja winning features that can be precisely adjusted to provide maximum off-road traction for a variety of conditions. MSRP N/A Textron Wildcat 2.5 IBP Front Coilover King’s front 2.5 IBP rear coilover UTV shock is a direct bolt-on upgrade for the Textron Wildcat XX that provides a greater control and performance for stock or upgraded vehicles. Built with the same Baja winning technology, the 2.5 IBP coilovers are easily serviceable and are adjustable for a variety of conditions from race to off-road adventure travel. MSRP N/A. RACELINE WHEELS A93 PODIUM BEADLOCK WHEEL Raceline’s A93 Podium Beadlock Wheel is available in sizes 14x7 and 15x6 with applications to fit all current model ATV/UTV vehicles. Available in Stealth Grey and Satin Black finish. MSRP starts at $199.95 each. A71 MB MAMBA BEADLOCK WHEEL The A71 MB Mamba Beadlock Wheel is available in sizes 14x6 and 15x6 with a high positive offset to keep long travel UTVs as narrow as possible. Increased load ratings for today’s high performance vehicles. MSRP starting $194.35 each. RACELINE WHEELS A91 RYNO BEADLOCK WHEEL The A91 Ryno Beadlock Wheel is available in sizes 14x7, 15x7, and 15x10 with applications to fit all current model ATV/UTV vehicles. Available in Machined, Satin Black, and Gunmetal finishes. MSRP starts at $199.95 each. BFGOODRICH TIRES Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 BFGoodrich Tires’s Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 offers UTVs greater durability and traction for sport and multipurpose designed vehicles. The tire features Mud-Phobic bars on the tire shoulders designed to release compacted mud for enhanced =traction in muddy or soft soil conditions. The Terrain-Attack tread pattern includes massive tread blocks for maximum grip, as well as a compound that works on rock and other slick surfaces. Available in 28 and 30-inch diameter sizes for 14 and 15-inch wheels. MSRP starts at $168. IMPACT Race Products GENESYS HARD SHELL SEATS FOR POLARIS RZR Impact’s Genesys Seats are constructed of ultra-light fiberglass and engineered to withstand the severe tensile and compressive forces common to extreme motorsports. Deep bolstering and shoulder support provide both comfort and containment. Seats are designed to accommodate a wide range of driver sizes and are compatible with four, five, and six-point harness systems, as well as frontal head restraints. Upholstered in heavy-duty, tear-resistant, fire-retardant fabric. MasterCraft’s adapter brackets for the Polaris RZR are designed for bolt-in applications and feature geometry to tilt the seat back an additional 2 degrees for a comfortable, yet aggressive driving position. Brackets fit XP570 and XP100T models with 2 or 4 doors. MSRP for seat is $825.00. MSRP for brackets is $99.00. IMPACT INTEGRAL ADJUSTER CAM-LOCK RESTRAINTS Impact’s Cam-Lock Restraints are designed to be the most comfortable and easy to tighten belts on the market with their integral adjusters. Constructed of high strength polyester webbing for strength and longevity, the Cam-Lock Restraints are SFI certified to 16.5 specification. Available in a 2-inch by 2-inch configuration with 5-point, 6-point, or 7-point versions, and with a choice of bolt-in or snap-in mountings. MSRP $329.00 to $334.00. GIBSON EXHAUST POLARIS UTV BLACK CERAMIC DUAL EXHAUST Black Ceramic Dual Exhaust for Polaris RZR XP is designed to add 2 to 4 rear wheel horsepower, 3.5 lb/ft. of torque, and 2 to 3 mph to your UTV. It uses 2.25” stainless tubing with 4” black ceramic tips. Fully-welded muffler features a louvered and chambered design with no internal packing for consistent sound and performance levels. System includes USFS Approved spark arrestor and all necessary hardware for easy installation. Fits non-turbo model and is for off-road use only. MSRP is 1038.63. CAN AM MAVERICK BLACK CERAMIC SINGLE MUFFLER The Black Ceramic Single Muffler for the Can Am Maverick Turbo X3 decreases back pressure to produce more torque and horsepower, as well as aggressive sound, tested at 93db per SAEj1287 procedure. Uses 2.5” stainless tubing with a black finish and fully-welded muffler with louvered and chambered design, along with factory tip and spark arrestor. A compression spring fitting allows plenty of movement to reduce possibilities of breakage. System is 50-state legal and California Emissions Compliant, and includes all necessary hardware for easy bolt-on installation. MSRP is $628.59. GIBSON EXHAUST POLARIS BLACK CERAMIC BEAUTY PLATE The Gibson Beauty Plate offers an easy upgrade with dramatic, attention-grabbing style. The trademark Gibson logo plate is manufactured and finished in matte-black ceramic to showcase superior quality and craftsmanship. Priced at $142.94. PRO ARMOR PRO ARMOR LE SUSPENSION SEAT The LE Suspension Seat uses multi-density foam and wide bolsters to provide support, comfort, and ease of entry for all body types. The LE seats are upholstered in marine grade vinyl with military spec parachute cording, and have powder-coated steel frames for maximum strength and durability. They feature easy no-drill mounting for various Can Am and Polaris models and offer a variety of color options. MSRP is $409.95. PRO ARMOR PRO ARMOR BAJA CAGE SYSTEM The Baja Cage System for the Polaris XP 1000 is made of 1.75 DOM steel tubing and is MIG welded. The low-profile cage is five inches lower than stock cage and is a direct replacement with no-drill installation. Rear portion reduces frame flex and vehicle fatigue. Available with or without intrusion bar and in eight color choices. MSRP is $1649.95 for 2-seat models and $1999.95 for 4-seat models. PRO ARMOR SPORT FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS Pro Armor’s Sport Front and Rear Bumpers for the Polaris RZR are made of strong, lightweight aluminum and provide protection and good looks. Constructed with 1.75” tubing, the bumpers easily mount to the chassis with the included hardware. Front bumper provides additional mounting point for auxiliary lighting. Available in a variety of Polaris signature colors. MSRP is $279.95 for front and $349.95 for rear. PRO ARMOR PRO ARMOR FRONT SPORT SKID PLATE Front Skid Plate mounts to Pro Armor Sport Front Bumper and provides extra protection and style. It features easy installation and is available in a variety of colors. MSRP is $69.95. RAZORBACK TECHNOLOGY ENGINE TEMPERATURE GAUGE Razorback’s Engine Temperature Gauge is quick and easy to install, with no cutting or splicing of hose lines. The gauge and connections are waterproof and the LCD screen has a glare and scratch-resistant faceplate. Displays LED temperature alerts that change color as the coolant temperature rises. Housing is 2 1/16” machined aluminum cup. Different kits with sensors and wiring harnesses for simple installations on various makes and models. Choice of silver or variety of anodized color bezels. Prices range from $250 to $260. RAZORBACK TECHNOLOGY 3.0 EDITION INFRARED BELT TEMP GAUGE The Infrared Belt Temp Gauge allows for real-time monitoring of belt surface temperature, and features multicolor LED temperature alerts. It has an anti-glare screen and allows you to keep track of current, average, and high belt temperatures. Available with silver or variety of anodized color bezels, and with sensor cables ranging from 5 to 15 feet to fit a variety of applications. Prices range from $300 to $310. RIGID INDUSTRIES RDS SR SERIES LIGHT BAR Rigid’s RDS SR-Series Light bar is a sleek, streamlined, curved light bar that’s less than 2 inches tall and offers up to a 50-degree horizontal light spread. It’s available in five sizes from 20-inches to 54-inches in width, and with a black or white extruded aluminum housing. Features a rugged polycarbonate lens, over/under voltage protection, and pressure equalizing vent. Includes wiring harness and mounting hardware. MSRP starts at $839.99. RADIANCE POD XL The Radiance Pod XL measures 4” x 4” and uses Broad Spot optics to combine the attributes of a spot and flood beam pattern to provide useful lighting in a variety of situations. Forward projecting optics maximize LED light output, and independently controlled back lighting in different colors adds distinction. Multi switch wiring harness and mounting hardware included. MSRP is $367.99 for pair. SELECTIVE YELLOW DUST/FOG LIGHTS Rigid’s Selective Yellow Dust/Fog Lights are available in several different styles including D-Series, SR-Series, and D-XL Series and are SAE/DOT Street Legal. Specifically developed for dust, fog, and other low visibility conditions, these lamps reduce glare, enhance definition, and improve contrast for added safety on or off the road. Light set includes wiring harness and mounting hardware. MSRP starts at $293.99 per pair. WALKER EVANS RACING WALKER EVANS LEGEND II BEADLOCK RACING WHEELS The Legend II UTV True Beadlock Wheel resembles the company’s well-known off-road racing truck wheels, and is made of high-pressure cast aluminum. It’s designed for superior strength on all types of terrain and is available with all UTV bolt patterns with multiple backspacing options. In sizes 15x6, 14x6, and 14x7 sizes. MSRP starts at $245.00 each. WALKER EVANS PERFORMANCE SUSPENSION Walker Evans Racing offers a suspension performance upgrade to unlock the true potential of your UTV. It includes a Dual Rate Spring Kit with coil-overs, Performance Valving, and a full rebuild, with pricing starting at $1,500. LONESTAR RACING LONESTAR MTS SUSPENSION KIT FOR POLARIS RZR 570 The MTS Suspension Kit for the Polaris RZR 570 includes heavy-duty front and rear A-arms with caster spacers to adjust front arms, as well as heavy-duty tie rods. “Trail” kits include brake lines and axle shaft, while “S” models use OEM parts. “Trail” kit is 2.5 inches wider per side, front and rear, while “S” model retains stock width. MSRP starts at $3,870. LONESTAR RACING LONESTAR MTS SUSPENSION KIT FOR CAN AM X3 The race-tested MTS Suspension Kit for the Can AM Maverick X3 provides 24 inches of suspension travel in front and rear and is 3 inches wider per side in front and 2 inches wider in the rear per side. Among the included items are high-clearance front A-arms, high-clearance rear trailing arms, radius rods with double sheer gussets, tie rods, front sway bar links, and all the necessary hardware for installation. Made from 4130 chromoly tubing for superior strength and lightweight. MSRP starts at $5,900. LONESTAR RZR 170 SWINGARM Lonestar’s RZR 170 Swingarm is a stronger, heavy-duty replacement for the stock swingarm. It’s made from 1.25-inch 4130 chromoly tubing and uses heavy-duty .75-inch heim joints for mounting. Length is extended ¾-inch to allow for the use of larger diameter shocks and springs. Engineered for easy axle removal and use of stock shock mount location. Includes heavy-duty 10mm chain adjusters. MSRP starts at $500.00. OMF PERFORMANCE OMF BILLET CENTER WHEELS OMF’s Billet Center Wheels for UTVs are constructed from a combination of billet and spun aluminum, and feature a heavy-duty reinforcing ring to strengthen the inner wheel lip. Available in a wide variety of center styles, beadlock ring styles, and color combinations for full customization. Sizes 14-inch through 17-inch with multiple offset and width choices. MSRP $749.95 to $899.95 each. OMF FL1 SERIES WHEELS The FL1 Series Wheels for UTVs from OMF Performance use drag racing components to make them ultra-light. The 15x8 size weighs just 13 pounds, making this beadlock wheel lighter than most non-beadlocks. Available in 15-inch size in widths from 4-inches to 16-inches, and in a wide variety of color choices. MSRP is $899.95 each. OMF HPO-2 WHEELS OMF’s HPO-2 Wheel is a High Positive Offset 2-piece beadlock wheel. Available only in 15x6.5 with a 6.1-inch backspace and +55mm offset, making it a perfect stock replacement wheel for the Polaris RZR Turbo S and Can Am X3. Available in a race-ready machined finish with an MSRP of $499.95 with no center cap, or fully loaded with multiple color options for an MSRP of $649.95. COGNITO MOTORSPORTS COGNITO RECREATION CAGE Cognito’s Recreation Cage for Polaris 4-seat models features an aluminum roof with Dzus fasteners and an intrusion bar. The powder-coated cage also includes rear passenger grab handles, rear view mirror, and mounts for light bar, roof rack, and spare tire carrier kit. MSRP is $2,699.00. COGNITO OE REPLACEMENT FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARM KIT Cognito’s OE Replacement Front Upper Control Arm Kit for the Polaris RZR is a boxed chromoly design using uniballs with hardened spindle pins to eliminate the stock ball joints. Black powder-coated kit has MSRP of $1,099.00. COGNITO OE REPLACEMENT LOWER CONTROL ARM KIT The Cognito OE Replacement Lower Control Arm Kit for the Can Am X3 XRS is a stock substitute for the original part. Does not include ball joints. MSRP is $649.00. GMZ RACE PRODUCTS GMZ CASINO BEADLOCK WHEELS GMZ’s Casino Beadlock Wheel was specifically designed to optimize the performance of the San Stripper XL tires. Wheels are of a larger diameter to allow more clearance between to brakes to prevent damage from debris and to eliminate drag. Available in 15x8 and 15x10 sizes with a 4+4 offset front, and 5+5 offset rear. MSRP starts at $241.94 each. GMZ IVAN “IRONMAN” STEWART EDITION TIRE The Ivan “Ironman” Stewart Edition Tire was developed in conjunction with legendary off-road racing champion Ivan Stewart to be the best handling, most durable UTV tire available. With 8-ply DOT construction, it features shoulder lugs that extend down the sidewall for extra traction and better deflection of rocks and resistance to sidewall punctures. Sizes 30x9.5-15 and 32x9.5-15 with a 14-inch size coming soon. MSRP starts at $241.94 each. GMZ KAHUNA TIRE GMZ’s Kahuna Tire is an all-terrain DOT-approved UTV tire featuring 8-ply construction, heavy duty sidewalls, and a specially engineered rubber compound. Available in 30x10-14 and 30x10-15 sizes. MSRP starts at $230.94 each. ASSAULT INDUSTRIES ASSAULT INDUSTRIES APACHE X FRONT BUMPER The Apache X Front Bumper for the Can Am Maverick X3 provides an aggressive, low-profile look for the X3. It features a mandrel bent steel tube design, smooth plastic end caps, and an Assault industries logo plate. The powder-coated bumper mounts easily and quickly with included hardware. MSRP is $249.99. BIG BOLD BULL BILLET TOW HOOK The Bold Bull Billet Tow Hook for Polaris UTVs is a rugged, chunky, CNC-machined, billet aluminum hook that bolts to the OEM location. Made from 6061 T6 billet with a raw finish for strength and good looks. MSRP is $94.99. PHANTOM BILLET CONVEX SIDE MIRRORS Assault Industries Phantom Convex Side Mirrors feature ultra-thin, lightweight, low-profile styling. Constructed of 6061 T6 aluminum and stainless steel with raw aluminum finish and black anodized detailing. Mirrors can be rebuilt if damaged and come with a limited lifetime guarantee. Includes clamps for mounting to roll cages from 1.5-inches to 2-inches. MSRP is $309.99 per pair. UNIQUE METAL PRODUCTS UNIQUE METAL PRODUCTS INTAKE KITS Unique Metal Products Intake Kits use 8-inch diameter, rugged, lightweight aluminum canister housings that feature a swirling flow path that helps clean itself. Donaldson elements are 99.9-percent effective in removing harmful dust to protect your engine without power-robbing electric motors that could fail and leave you unprotected. Kits available for most popular makes and models, as well as universal canisters and parts for custom builds. MSRP for Polaris XP1000 is $430.00 and for Can Am Maverick X3 is $370.00. RUGGED RADIOS RUGGED RADIOS ANTENNA CABLE CAP Rugged Radios’ Antenna Cable Cap protects your NMO mounts from rain, mud, debris, and damage when antenna is not in use. Threaded billet cap screws on and keeps your mount clean, dry, and ready to use. MSRP is $15.00. RUGGED RADIOS RUGGED RADIOS QUICK INSTALL HELMET KIT MOUNT The Rugged Radios Quick Mount Helmet Kit quickly and easily secures the microphone boom and relieves stress on cabling for virtually any helmet. The billet aluminum Quick Mount clamps on and is easily removable for cleaning or transfer to another helmet. Helmet Kit speakers mount with hook-and-loop fasteners. MSRP is $40.00. STACKED HELMET BAG The Stacked Helmet Bag from Rugged Radios protects and stores your helmet in its padded interior while providing additional storage space for a neck restraint, shields, cleaning cloths, and accessories. Outer shell is rugged nylon with a dual-zipper enclosure and dual carry handles. Includes attached 15”x10”x5” storage compartment, rear map pocket, and shoulder strap with D-ring attachments. MSRP is $65.00. ALL GERMAN MOTORSPORTS AGM ELECTRIC JACK The Electric Jack from AGM makes easy work of any lift for repairs, tire changes, or vehicle recovery with simple one-button operation. It offers 2,000 pounds of lifting force with 16 inches of travel and 18.25 inches of external height adjustment. This multi-function trail tool is powered by a single drill battery and has a modular engagement system to allow a choice of lifting attachments and jacking points. A 7-inch dished footpad helps prevent jack sink on soft ground. MSRP is $1,190 not including battery pack. GREENBALL TIRES GRIM REAPER TIRE The Grim Reaper Tire from GBC Motorsports combines an aggressive tread with deep wrap-around shoulder lugs to enhance traction and contact at all angles. The 8-ply radial provides high puncture resistance on rocky trails and superior performance on softer terrain. Available in 11 sizes with MSRP from $120 to $263 per tire. GREENBALL TIRES KANATI TERRA MASTER TIRE The Kanati Terra Master Tire from GBC Motorsports features an asymmetrical non-directional tread pattern providing two distinctive sides to customize your tire set up for your vehicle application and driving style. The 10-ply steel-belted radial exceeds DOT standards and is optimized for forward traction and side bite. Available in 16 different sizes to fit most UTV applications. MSRP is $190 to $294 per tire. KANATI MONGREL TIRE The Kanati Mongrel Tire from GBC Motorsports is made specifically for the higher horsepower and speed capabilities of today’s UTVs. It features rugged 10-ply radial construction and reinforced sidewalls. A full-coverage tread pattern wraps around the tire for a rounded profile providing optimized performance in all types of terrain. DOT approved Mongrel is available in 15 sizes including a mini version for Youth SXS. MSRP is $160 to $268 per tire. FORTIN RACING FORTIN RACING CAN AM X3 REAR DRIVE ASSEMBLY Fortin Racing’s Can Am X3 Rear Drive Assembly is designed to stand up to the demands of off-road racing, while retaining the stock wheel stud dimensions. The assembly is entirely re-engineered with a billet aluminum upright, 4.3” tapered roller bearings, 4-piston brake calipers with 11” rotors, larger CV joints, 300M 30 spline axles, and other features drawing on Fortin’s more than forty years of off-road racing drivetrain experience. MSRP is N/A.

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