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Old 07-19-2021, 05:59 PM   #1
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Looking to buy a new 4wheeler for my son, for his birthday around 500cc.+/- Thanks
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Old 07-19-2021, 06:16 PM   #2
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Polaris sportsman 570 is the way to go. We love ours! Plenty of power, but small enough to fit in the bed of a half ton. Would do it again in a heart beat


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Old 07-19-2021, 06:28 PM   #3
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New to him or brand new?
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Old 07-19-2021, 06:41 PM   #4
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New to him or brand new?
Would like new but if something else comes along I would take a look at it.
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Old 07-19-2021, 06:44 PM   #5
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Honda rancher or Yamaha Kodiak IMO. I'd personally stay away from anything Polaris or can am if worried about longevity
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Old 07-19-2021, 07:34 PM   #6
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I would get something with independent suspension. Borrowed my brotherís for a while and felt every little bump. If you want quiet, look at Honda, but that is what my brother has, so not sure Honda makes independent suspension. I drove a Yamaha for a long time before it burnt up and everybody that rode on the back said it was the smoothest ride they ever had.
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Old 07-20-2021, 04:37 AM   #7
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Hard to beat Honda
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Old 07-20-2021, 05:30 AM   #8
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Hondas are legendary for longevity. I've always owned Polaris machines. The ride is smooth and they seem to hold together well if you don't try to make a submarine out of them and do the recommended maintenance. My newest is a 2007. I don't feel the need to "upgrade". I'm a member of a couple of Polaris groups on Facebook. Looking at the abuse that some of these juvenile adults put the machines through, take extreme care if you do consider a used machine. If it has a snorkel kit, walk away regardless of how clean and shiny the machine is.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:13 PM   #9
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Thanks guy for the info!


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Old 07-22-2021, 09:17 PM   #10
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Yep definitely independent suspension.
Polaris and Honda hold the highest resale values from what I have seen.
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