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Old 06-06-2015, 10:59 PM
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Just wanted to see if anyone was into mudding like ATVS and if so post pics up of your machines and them in action.

Here is me and the boss at rancho a few years back

Mine is a 06 kawasaki brute force 750 with 29.5 outlaws

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The bosses 02 polaris sportsman 500 ho with 27" outlaws
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Old 06-07-2015, 06:33 AM
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I like the idea(maybe once) but not sure I can bring myself to drive in deep mud, with this.
I'd be happy to drive your ATV, in deep mud. I like those front and rear racks.
We just got ours and think I will be happy, just riding trails.
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Old 06-07-2015, 06:38 AM
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I never really understood it.

I mean, I like kicking up some dirt in my truck, or a slight mud on a trail when I had my yfz 450.....but yeah.... swamping a 4x4 atv in something like that.... I just don't understand.
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I have kind of settled down from it but we used to enjoy mudding more than deer hunting, in fact we would get out of deer stands to ride in the mud at times.

Now days I have a 2011 Polaris Sportsman 800 and I did ditch the stock tires for MT's and black wheels but kind of showing my age when I did not go with the Outlaws instead LOL.

In fact my Polaris is actually at my Daughters boyfriends house, he has a small farm and has been using it there and he and my daughter ride a lot. He was SHOCKED at how clean it was and how few hours I had on it. Told him he should have seen my old Polaris, it was rode hard and put up wet but one hell of a mudding maching
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Old 06-07-2015, 08:05 AM
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I love taking my 4wheeler in the mud and water, some people like it and others don't (usually northerners, Lol). To me there is not much better than watching your plastics go under water and hitting the throttle to do a water wheelie and coming out the other side of a deep hole. Here is my last 4wheeler, 11 brute 750 with an msd ecm, VFJ primary clutch, itp wheels and 27" mega mayhem tires, and muzzys exhaust.Name:  IMG_20131009_175759_714_zps09c93c6b.jpg
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And here's my current ride. 12 renegade 1000 with itp wheels and 30" silverback tires, VFJ primary clutch, tune monster ecm, muzzy exhaust, performance ATV snorkel, warn winch, and ricochet skids... This thing is crazy even compared to my brute. The second pic is of me at redneck yacht club riding, this was a picture somebody took off me and they have it on there main website at the top.Name:  eb54c8c6-8703-4c2e-bdd5-8d03ccd1111b_zpsad4ecba6.jpg
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Like the canned ham thought about getting one 1000 renegade got enough toys now lol how do you like Kawasaki bruteforce 750 EFI.Mine is carb I had to play with jets to get the right mixture after I snorkeled it I also did primary and secondary springs from EPI swamp series exhaust and a high lifter Kevlar belt.I built my snorkel kit have about $50 bucks in it had a hard time paying $200 bucks for some PVC pipe.I also have a 2" lift and I built the radiator relocation bracket on both Polaris and Kawaski also built the snorkel's on Polaris.Those outlaws made a big difference on how the machine performs hard to get stuck lol and I try to get it stuck I like clay pits really challenges you.

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Originally Posted by jebsurf View Post
I never really understood it.

I mean, I like kicking up some dirt in my truck, or a slight mud on a trail when I had my yfz 450.....but yeah.... swamping a 4x4 atv in something like that.... I just don't understand.
Long as it's setup for it like snorkel radiator relocation to prevent overheating and big tires and clutch springs to help keep the belt from burning up from bigger tires.Trail riding is fun but gets boring nothing like going deep in mud and riding water wheelies.

Also keeping up with maintenance is important I also change fluids if I do a lot of water riding part of it I guess.
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Originally Posted by aubv View Post
I like the idea(maybe once) but not sure I can bring myself to drive in deep mud, with this.
I'd be happy to drive your ATV, in deep mud. I like those front and rear racks.
We just got ours and think I will be happy, just riding trails.
Thanks came with the racks factory the gator is cool those have come along way from what they used to be if you don't mind me asking what did that run you.Im guessing around $10k or so UTVs are becoming very big I like the polaris RZR those machines will mud like nobody's business when set up right.
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I've had 3 brutes before my renny, 2 carbd ones and the red efi one. All I can say is once u go efi u never go back. With that msd ecm I had all it took was a a phone call to VFJ and a computer hook up and its tuned. It even has multiple tunes that can be changed at the flip of a rotary switch. But it doesn't hold a candle to my tune monster setup now. I can change basically anything electronic on my renegade via my laptop. The tune monster tunes YOU'RE individual machine via laptop as you ride with dual O2 sensors in the exhaust so it has a basically perfect tune for each cylinder no matter what modifications you have. But that all comes at a hefty price. I bought the snorkel kit due to the complexity of building a kit to fit this bike, its really tight clearence. The kit I bought came with a new and predrilled plastic for the risers to come thru. I still had to modify it tho to make it fit like I wanted.


FYI- my renny is for sale since now I am getting the itch for a side by side. lol
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I've had 3 brutes before my renny, 2 carbd ones and the red efi one. All I can say is once u go efi u never go back. With that msd ecm I had all it took was a a phone call to VFJ and a computer hook up and its tuned. It even has multiple tunes that can be changed at the flip of a rotary switch. But it doesn't hold a candle to my tune monster setup now. I can change basically anything electronic on my renegade via my laptop. The tune monster tunes YOU'RE individual machine via laptop as you ride with dual O2 sensors in the exhaust so it has a basically perfect tune for each cylinder no matter what modifications you have. But that all comes at a hefty price. I bought the snorkel kit due to the complexity of building a kit to fit this bike, its really tight clearence. The kit I bought came with a new and predrilled plastic for the risers to come thru. I still had to modify it tho to make it fit like I wanted.


FYI- my renny is for sale since now I am getting the itch for a side by side. lol
Nice the brute force was easy to snorkel found a write up on a forum called mud in my blood the can am looks like a bitch to do so a kit would be easier but $200 bucks is crazy for pvc lol.What are you gonna want for your canned ham funny how ATVS have gone up I paid $7500 for my brute force in 07 out the door with the extended warranty now it cost $9k to $10k depending on what color and options you get.

And where do you ride at I use to go to rancho but it got shut down because of jack asses out there only way now you can ride there is if you own a piece of land or know someone that owns a piece.I go to croom now and then there are some good holes in the back when it rains a lot or I just mud bog behind my shop in the retention pond it gets deep lol.
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Selling my gade with everything including both sets of tires/wheels (I have the stock wheels and 25" mudlites for trail riding) and all the mods I'd have to get 10k.

I ride out at rancho (have friends with property), river ranch (I have property), lakeland mud hole, our place in north Florida, mud events like RNYC and TCR, basically anywhere I can with mud and water. My cousin has an 08 brute 750 modded like mine was with snorkels and 28" backs and we both love mud and water.

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Old 06-07-2015, 11:51 AM
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.... if you don't mind me asking what did that run you.Im guessing around $10k or so....:.
Ours is a 2012. We bought it used with ~58 hours and ~170 miles on it.
As best I can tell with the options this has(heat,winch, glass cab & doors, etc), new it is over $24,000. We paid way less.
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Lol, no helmets, Darwin at work.
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I used to love ripping it on our hunting plot, so much fun! Not a fan of mud though. Had a yamaha big bear
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Ours is a 2012. We bought it used with ~58 hours and ~170 miles on it.
As best I can tell with the options this has(heat,winch, glass cab & doors, etc), new it is over $24,000. We paid way less.
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Holy shit batman that's more than my Kubota cost it was $20k with a/c cab and heat hydro drive and hydro dump bed and hydro steering.Guess I was off some lol John Deere is proud of those do they make a diesel model I know the old gators were available in diesel never priced one of these.
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Lol, no helmets, Darwin at work.
Lol. Condescending comments, northerners at work.

Going a max of 10mph thru deep water and mud where falling off and drowning is more of a concern than head trauma. I think that perfectly warrants the use of a helmet. I guess I should be wearing a helmet in my boat to since it does over 30mph thru water.
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Lol, no helmets, Darwin at work.

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Only think helmet is for is to keep mud out of your hair LOL
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Lol. Condescending comments, northerners at work.

Going a max of 10mph thru deep water and mud where falling off and drowning is more of a concern than head trauma. I think that perfectly warrants the use of a helmet. I guess I should be wearing a helmet in my boat to since it does over 30mph thru water.
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Only think helmet is for is to keep mud out of your hair LOL
Its for your own good.
North or south has nothing to do with it, I have had all kinds of bikes and quads, not wearing a helmet is just stupid.
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What...no life jacket!
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Originally Posted by MacCTD View Post
Its for your own good.
North or south has nothing to do with it, I have had all kinds of bikes and quads, not wearing a helmet is just stupid.
How is it stupid when you're not going any faster than you can physically run down the street? If I go out for a morning jog should I put on a full body padded suit, full faced helmet, and fire retardant lining? I think a helmet would be MORE of a safety issue doing what we do because IF we were to get thrown off the quad it'd be in 3ft+ of water where drowning is more of a possibility than head trauma. If I got thrown off I'd rather be able to swim easily than have a 20lbs, water logged, obstruction catching, view obstructing, HOT, hunk of fiberglass on my head. I'm also wanting to get into diving, maybe I should get a DOT SNELL approved helmet that I can wear while boating and diving.

Get real man! I can understand at a race track going 50+mph with 20 other crazies with jumps and sharp corners, but on the trail, or especially in a mudhole, where your speed is often around 10mph or less- a helmet has no merit.
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