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Forum: Rubicon 500   08-19-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By rubiranch
Kawasaki made big changes to the Brute Force in...

Kawasaki made big changes to the Brute Force in 2012. The throttle response is immediate and impressive. There are faster ATV but I doubt you'd get beat out of the hole and 10-11 mph is my average...
Forum: Rubicon 500   08-19-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By rubiranch
I have friend that his belt on his 700 Prairie...

I have friend that his belt on his 700 Prairie lasted 5000 miles and he changed it because he figured it had to be bad.

I felt the same way but I'm getting use to it. ;)

I'll check it one of...
Forum: Rubicon 500   08-19-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By rubiranch
I have/had a factory manual for my Rubicon and...

I have/had a factory manual for my Rubicon and Rancher 350.

The Rubicon manual had an entire section describing how the hydrostatic trans worked.

Back then it was $50 - money well spent.

The...
Forum: Rubicon 500   08-19-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By rubiranch
I was fortunate and got to drive several...

I was fortunate and got to drive several different ATVs while doing product reviews for ATV Television.

I put 500 miles on a new 2012 Kawasaki Brute Force and knew within the first few miles it...
Forum: Off Topic   08-11-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By rubiranch
sell it and buy a toyhauler ;)

sell it and buy a toyhauler ;)
Forum: Rubicon 500   08-09-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By rubiranch
higher octane fuels burn slower - its not harder...

higher octane fuels burn slower - its not harder to burn - ignition timing plays a large part in what octane you need or use

advanced ignition timing along with higher octane will almost in every...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-30-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
they are the master in that department :)

they are the master in that department :)
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-30-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
glad they still make both - I've driven a...

glad they still make both -

I've driven a lot of SxSs and they do nothing for me
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   06-29-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rubiranch
trash is a sad deal :( lazy...

trash is a sad deal :( lazy bastards...............
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   06-24-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rubiranch
Sounds like an awesome ride. Caught these...

Sounds like an awesome ride.

Caught these folks skinny dipping in Forest Lake back in '08.

http://i57.tinypic.com/2qx1deh.jpg
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   06-24-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rubiranch
yep - I am pretty sure I've ridden most of the...

yep - I am pretty sure I've ridden most of the trails past Tibble Fork. There are a few that have been closed over the years. Had my 4-wd truck up to Pittsburgh Lake many years ago.

That was the...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-24-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
You take the steering wheel and I'll keep the...

You take the steering wheel and I'll keep the bars. ;)

I seriously doubt that I will ever own a SxS. I off roaded in 4x4s for years, put over 100,000 miles every year on my work truck and another...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   06-23-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rubiranch
Mary Ellen Gulch in American Fork Canyon

This is where I went this past Saturday.

http://i58.tinypic.com/aakxmx.jpg
We took a ride up Mary Ellen Gulch in American Fork Canyon.

http://i62.tinypic.com/ztdxk6.jpg
Great friends always...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Discussion   06-23-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By rubiranch
You've probably already bought tires. I'm...

You've probably already bought tires.

I'm not a fan of Big Horns at all. I didn't realize what a poor handling tire they were until I finally replaced them.

If your looking for great rock tires...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-23-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
Today I would be comfortable buying one of three...

Today I would be comfortable buying one of three machines. A 700 Grizz, 750 King Quad and a 750 BF.

I too don't care about how fast it is. I do like the low end response of the BF for climbing up...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-17-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
I did just the opposite - went from a Rubicon to...

I did just the opposite - went from a Rubicon to a 750 Brute Force and love it. The bottom end power and throttle response is unmatched in the ATV industry and that just makes it fun to ride.

2000...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-17-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
My friend is reviewing the 500 Max L right now...

My friend is reviewing the 500 Max L right now and is very impressed with it.

2015 Can Am OutlanderMax 500L DPS test review. ATV Television. ATV. UTV. SxS. Tests Videos and Information. Latest...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-17-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By rubiranch
2000 miles so far and it looks like it. >:) ...

2000 miles so far and it looks like it. >:)

I like mine looking new. :) I wash it after almost every ride.

Its getting scratched a lot with mud stains like yours. :)

Wheels are getting...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-17-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,508
Posted By rubiranch
CanAms 5 year warranty is quite impressive.

CanAms 5 year warranty is quite impressive.
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   06-17-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 308,506
Posted By rubiranch
http://i62.tinypic.com/ct6vn.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/ct6vn.jpg
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-17-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By rubiranch
2015 Rubicon

I think its normal to see some issues with a brand new machine.

They are selling well here in my area too and the people I talk to love them.

Glad to see Honda waking up to the market after...
Forum: Rubicon 500   06-17-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By rubiranch
the size of an F150 with 35 HP :wink2:

the size of an F150 with 35 HP :wink2:
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   04-26-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 61,724
Posted By rubiranch
long day and tons of killer scenery - someone has...

long day and tons of killer scenery - someone has to pick THEIR crap up :frown2:
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   04-24-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 61,724
Posted By rubiranch
Just a short 30 mile ride from Marysvale up FS...

Just a short 30 mile ride from Marysvale up FS trail 815 to the trail head of 197 up to Marysvale Peak, Barney Lake
and back to Marysvale. Still too much snow to even attempt Barney Lake.
...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery   04-24-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 61,724
Posted By rubiranch
On Wed the 25th a bunch of us hit Behind The Reef...

On Wed the 25th a bunch of us hit Behind The Reef in the San Rafael Swell.

The trailhead is about 100 miles east of my home on I-70. We met in Richfield at 7:00 AM and I got home just after 9:00...
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