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Old September 24th, 2013, 08:28 AM   #1
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Just got a polaris ranger a couple months back and I love it, goes places the jeep wouldnt (orv trails) and soon to be street legal.

Who else on this site is into these.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 08:40 AM   #2
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No one really, they are too wide for the motorcycle trails and have to be street legal for the other trails, so there really isn't anywhere to legally ride them in michigan, plus hancho sold his
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Old September 24th, 2013, 08:49 AM   #3
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No one really, they are too wide for the motorcycle trails and have to be street legal for the other trails, so there really isn't anywhere to legally ride them in michigan, plus hancho sold his
That is so incorrect.
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The laws have changed in the state and street legality is by the local governments.
I have a cabin in Temple, and a freind has one in Glennie, I can drive my Polaris on the back roads and seasonal roads at both places legally.

I am looking to install a winshield/wiper, horn, blinkers, mirrors, and DOT tires so I can make it street legal (by getting an assembled vehicle title) in the entire state.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 08:50 AM   #5
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Trail Junkie, ................. and he races TREC too.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 09:04 AM   #6
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No one really, they are too wide for the motorcycle trails and have to be street legal for the other trails, so there really isn't anywhere to legally ride them in michigan, plus hancho sold his
I usually agree with ya, but youre wrong on this one.

I have a rhino with a few bolt in parts
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That is so incorrect.
no it isn't hancho sold his so everyone else decided they weren't cool anymore
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Old September 24th, 2013, 09:11 AM   #8
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I usually agree with ya, but youre wrong on this one.

I have a rhino with a few bolt in parts
you guys should probably re-calibrate your "serious post meters"
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Old September 24th, 2013, 09:15 AM   #9
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Yes, many of the northern counties are allowing ORVs to operate on county roads with only an ORV sticker. Sure, if it's over 50 inches wide, you aren't allowed on the ORV "trails", but you can still use the ORV "routes".
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Mines never been good....like me i got a cheap one
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Old September 24th, 2013, 09:23 AM   #11
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I have a street legal Rhino. Yes, there are times it will go where the jeep won't, and then there are times it won't go where the jeep will. It's a nice trail ride but not worth a shit in the rocks.
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I have a rzr xp4. I also have mine street legal. It's a blast and doesn't suck in the rocks like apparently rhinos do.
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you can use any of the seasonal roads, or mixed trails as well. We did over 100 miles this past weekend around Gaylord, Mancelona, Jordan Valley. I have an XP4, and a RZR800. By far the most fun thing I've owned.
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Either one of you guys try winch hill or Big Ugly? I did, and it didn't work so well. I couldn't get through the first dip at Winch Hill. I made Big Ugly but cut out by the mud hole so I didn't have to get off camber in the steep down hill ruts. I struggled with the Rhino where the jeep could walk no problem. I have however run the logs in the woodlands course at the Mounds, contrary to a lot of nice jeeps who just sit outside the woods and watch. To say a Rhino or RZR will handle the big rocks like jeeps do, take a look at the footage from KOH.

Oh, and not totally stock. Tires are oversized.
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Old September 24th, 2013, 11:18 AM   #16
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By the way Josh, how much screaming do you do with your RZR?
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None....i dont own a RZR
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By the way Josh, how much screaming do you do with your RZR?


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