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Good Morning
~ So I am ready to spend some money and I want to be sure not to miss anything.. I am getting a New 1000cc based off of a friend that bought a new 800cc and it was awesome. However, I did feel it was my responsibility to up the cc's cause it was available to me :yahoo:.
~ I have 2 Grizzly's now (550 and 700cc's 2009) and a 525 KTM EXC.
~ I have ordered a 4" front and Rear Rack Extensions and a bag for the front, along w OEM hand warmers.. The Machine will be used for work/hunting/play mostly in that order, I am satisfied w the add-on's, but now I want to get add-on's to protect it for years of service .. I need this baby to be a plug and play machine.
~ I am thinking you all love to spend other peoples money as I do, so please do tell.. What do I need as far as the best bang for the buck whether OEM equipment, or after market to make this monster more indestructible (cause I am hard on them)? :tools1:

Thanks Tim
 

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Welcome Tim,
Ricochet Skids and better tires to start.
 

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X2 on the skid plates, Ricochet in aluminum or Baltic iron for high density plastic.
, both are cheaper then BRP's skidplate kit. Aluminum does not slide so well as plastic type skid plates over snow or rocks. In fact aluminum tends to stick to rocks like glue.

New tires are a must and IMHO, go with 14" rims to increase the clearance between the rims and calipers.

The OEM handwarmer control needs an aluminum plate over the controller mounting tab to prevent it from cracking, use glue to bond them together before mounting the controller.
 
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I am not a fan of plastic for protection. I have bashed the bottom of my bike more times than I can count, so for me the extra protection of real metal far out ways the "stickiness" as some call it. It's a canam, power over !!!
 

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Excellent thanks, I too thought the tires were bad for such a demon.. I like Reptiles alot... I really appreciate the insight on skid plate any one got a good link?
 

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Call Ricochet directly. Awsome customer service and I'm sure they will match any low price you find. I got my set a while back for under $500 to the door and all anodized black, which by the way is holdin' up great.
 
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I ordered the Ricochet Skid plate and PitBull Growler Tires.. I trust the 27.5's will fit right in. Please tell me they will!! .. Thanks, what else is a must necessity?
 

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Tires should be fine. Post a pic when you get them mounted up!
 
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