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2011/01/20 11:01:15 (permalink)

2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit???????

I have a 2010 sportsman 500 HO with 32' silverbacks.  I havent had any problems but  have had alot of people ask me about a clutch kit... Im not sure if i need one or not.  What are the pros of having a clutch kit vs not having one.  And what exactly is the purpose of the clutch kit....
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    Yogurt
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/20 13:32:45 (permalink)
    You definitely need a clutch kit.  The good things about having a clutch kit is you can spin the tires better in the thickest mud and have more power.  Also, what I just said is basically the purpose of having one.  Just getting more power to the ground.  Another thing, I'm getting my QSC clutch kit getting put in at the moment and I'll tell you how it runs as soon as I hop on it and go.

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    - 3000lb Viper Winch
    - 27" Outlaws
    - HD Front Springs
    - 1.5" SuperATV Front & Back Spacers
    - Big Gun EVO Exhaust (video)
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    orangepopo500
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/20 14:43:16 (permalink)
    Yeah let me know what kind of power you get once you get it done.  Also did your exhaust bolt right up pretty easy or was it a pain in the butt to put on?
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/20 14:48:24 (permalink)
    Yeah it bolted up fine to the four wheeler.  The only problem I had was when I had to connect the curved part with the two springs to the straight pipe (which leads to the tip of the exhaust) it was a bit difficult.  Just took 3 people (or 2 if you have a vise) to get the springs hooked on.

    2010 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. #5
    - 3000lb Viper Winch
    - 27" Outlaws
    - HD Front Springs
    - 1.5" SuperATV Front & Back Spacers
    - Big Gun EVO Exhaust (video)
    - SuperATV Rear Brush-Guard
    - QSC MudPro Clutch Kit

    - DynoJet Kit
     
    - UNI Filter
     
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    orangepopo500
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/20 15:20:26 (permalink)
    It looks like your exhaust pointing upward at a pretty good angle.  Is it supposed to be like that.  Most that i have see are running almost parallel with the ground.  seems like it would make it even worse on the back pressure you get when the exhaust is under water?????? maybe it just looks that way in the pic?????
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/20 15:24:45 (permalink)
    It just looks that way in the picture.  It comes straight out.  I haven't put it under water yet, but when I do I'll be sure to let you know how it goes.

    2010 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. #5
    - 3000lb Viper Winch
    - 27" Outlaws
    - HD Front Springs
    - 1.5" SuperATV Front & Back Spacers
    - Big Gun EVO Exhaust (video)
    - SuperATV Rear Brush-Guard
    - QSC MudPro Clutch Kit

    - DynoJet Kit
     
    - UNI Filter
     
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/21 14:17:18 (permalink)
    so how well does that 500 turn 32"s? seems a bit big for a 500

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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/21 20:18:58 (permalink)
    There must be a big difference between 07 and newer engines and drive trains, I know my wheeler wouldnt even hardly spin my 28 backs in the thick **** gumbo mud, I put a Heelclicker in mine that made a world of difference in the thick mud. All the clutch kit is doing is engaging the primary clutch quicker and harder so there is not as much belt slip, with the heelclicker kit the more weight you add to the heel the more pull you will have and less top speed, its adjustable though so you can tune it to how you want the wheeler to preform.  
    post edited by crankyster_01 - 2011/01/21 20:26:16

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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/21 21:16:51 (permalink)
    throw some pics of that beast up!!!

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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/21 21:52:05 (permalink)
    A clutch kits purpose for bigger tires is to grip the belt harder to reduce the amount of belt slip in the primary clutch. this can be done a few different ways, some companies will put in a really flat helix and a super stiff secondary spring and heavy weights in the primary to compensate for the stiff secondary set up.
    This set up works good for a ton of belt pinch but it robs acceleration and top end. A select few companies have designed their clutch weights so the belt is pinched hard at low speed when the belt is low in the primary clutch and then less pinch as the belt moves higher in the clutch. Once the belt has moved out of the bottom of clutch the contact area is increased and less pinch is required leading to a better acceleration rate and usually no top speed loss.
    This IMO is the best way to tune a clutch for enough belt pinch and improved acceleration for just better overall performance. 

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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/22 05:45:54 (permalink)


    2010 polaris sportsman 500 HO
    32in Silverbacks on 14in Black SS 108
    Super ATV front & rear bumpers
    HSP slip on 
    AAEN clutch kit
    Custom Graphics!!!!
     
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/22 05:51:51 (permalink)
    Custom Graphics

    2010 polaris sportsman 500 HO
    32in Silverbacks on 14in Black SS 108
    Super ATV front & rear bumpers
    HSP slip on 
    AAEN clutch kit
    Custom Graphics!!!!
     
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/22 05:55:47 (permalink)
    Dont get me wrong if i get in in some pretty think mud it has problems but im just afraid if i put a clutch kit in it im going to start snapping axels left and right..... sometimes id rather get pulled out and keep riding rather than break axles and money broke!!!!! But i am going to order the HSP or the QSC exhaust just can figure out which one i want..

    2010 polaris sportsman 500 HO
    32in Silverbacks on 14in Black SS 108
    Super ATV front & rear bumpers
    HSP slip on 
    AAEN clutch kit
    Custom Graphics!!!!
     
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/22 08:47:56 (permalink)
    Get the QSC exhaust.  In my opinion, it sounds better and looks better.  Also, both exhausts should perform about the same.

    2010 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. #5
    - 3000lb Viper Winch
    - 27" Outlaws
    - HD Front Springs
    - 1.5" SuperATV Front & Back Spacers
    - Big Gun EVO Exhaust (video)
    - SuperATV Rear Brush-Guard
    - QSC MudPro Clutch Kit

    - DynoJet Kit
     
    - UNI Filter
     
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    Re:2010 Sportsman 500 ho clutch kit??????? 2011/01/22 09:19:11 (permalink)
    Just got off the phone with QSC and got the ole exhaust on order!!!!!

    2010 polaris sportsman 500 HO
    32in Silverbacks on 14in Black SS 108
    Super ATV front & rear bumpers
    HSP slip on 
    AAEN clutch kit
    Custom Graphics!!!!
     
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