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Straping down the X3.

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  1. TPC

    TPC Wrenching Dad

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    Can Am says use the Softstraps and tie down the A Arms.
    Nahhh, didn't like that.
    Some discussion of a better, simpler way. Owners don't see the drilled gussets under the rear fenders and some talk don't use those.

    2400 miles like this no issues:
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    We took the I 20 from St Anthony Idaho to Jackson Hole Wy.
    About as brutal a road as you will ever encounter towing a heavy trailer.
    Held up good and I'll never take that route again.

    80" wide with the paddles. Have to put the stock wheels and tires back on to load it.

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    Wizard 29 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the tip. Just ordered a 2018 X3 RS Max in platinum satin. IMG_4945.jpg
     
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  3. throttle

    throttle c ya on da lake

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    This one just showed up in buddies garage... :thumbup:

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    TPC what do you think of it so far?
     
  5. TPC

    TPC Wrenching Dad

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    Had to dial back CCW the shocks settings and spin the spring rings a few turns CCW and the ride quality improved.
    Plenty of power and the seating positions are excellent.

    Fantastic duner.

    A Can Am rep told me they were going to offer a more responsive Visco Loc (4WD) in this '18 model and evidently it is.
    No one has doubted my take so maybe so,, we'll see when others give their takes. Theirs a few guys in the dune forums that have both years and they'll give a more accurate take.

    The steering is precise making it really fun to drive. Lands from jumps most excellent.
    Our XPT is like driving a clunky forklift in comparison.


    Full throttle over the whoops no sweat.

    Glad we bought it, wife loves it too.
    ECU reflash took us up to a real noticeable 190 HP but the stock 172 HP is awesome.

    We've owned every model Rzr made and the X3 is a whole different machine.
     
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