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Well had my first hard ride on the 28 outlaw 2s on my 1000. While I had it in the thick and in 4 high I could smell the belt, in 4 low it was good. Any suggestions? Also I want to go ahead and get a spare belt, is any one better than the other.
 

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You smelled belt bc those tires are heavy. Aftermarket clutches help with the heavier mud tires. Prevents belt slippage.
 

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You shouldn't be in high when your in anything other than hard roads or trails.. OL2's are heavy tires, the clutches on these bikes aren't the greatest design anyway.. 1k power+heavy tires+no clutch mods=toasted belts
 

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As said, low gear ALL the time for situations like mud or any low speed driving. A clutch kit will help a lot with the high gear belt slip too.
 

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High gear is for roads and high speed trails.

You want to be in low most of the time, all the of the time when your speed is under 25mph.
 

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Like the others said; keep it in low. You will be amazed how fast you can go in low and still be nowhere near max rpm. I often leave mine in low unless I am running for a longer period above 30 mph.
 

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Yep low only when in mud. And on these Can Ams, especially the 1000s, you can't ease into the throttle. Punch it to get the clutch engaged or you may slip the belt.
 
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