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Was never a fan of those. I dont like the feeling of my hands beeing coverd like that. The stickers on your bike look nice
 

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Was never a fan of those. I dont like the feeling of my hands beeing coverd like that. The stickers on your bike look nice
These are the first pair I have used so ill let you know if i like them one trail i ride is super narrow so itll keep my hands from being whipped by weeds, but I guess thats what my gloves are for lol
 

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They look good. I wear gloves on the trails I ride for just that reason.

Ever hear of a plant called a Greenbriar? It's a tiny little vine that grows in Virginia. That stuff is ridiculously strong! If you get hung up on a patch of it going slow, it's strong enough to stop your bike and lift up the rear. Instant stop. Going fast, you will rip through it, but it has thorns, too, so you might get shredded in the process.

Here is a pic I just Googled up:
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That's a close up, as the stuff is actually about 1/2 the diameter of a pencil.
Tell you what... If you get lost in the woods, and need to make some kind of strong rope or twine, this is your go-to stuff. Just peel the thorns off and you can probably hang a deer on a single vine.

Just don't run your ATV through a patch of it, hand guards or not.

Nice guards, TJ! I also like how your machine looks with the decals.
 

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My only mods on my Lakota are the running lights. (LOVE them!) I got the Nilight 18W HighE and wired them to replace my high beams. They are excellent.

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About to replace the rear brake caliper (bad parking brake) and then I have to tackle the clutch. I'll post when I get those done.
 

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My only mods on my Lakota are the running lights. (LOVE them!) I got the Nilight 18W HighE and wired them to replace my high beams. They are excellent.

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About to replace the rear brake caliper (bad parking brake) and then I have to tackle the clutch. I'll post when I get those done.
Love the lights im thinking of getting a small light bar across the front . I never heard of thise vines thats insane to be able to stop a quad !! I replaced my caliper with a oem off of a Mojave i got it on ebay for a good price 50$ If ur brake pads wear down the parking brake usally needs to be adjusted you can also loosen the two nuts on parking brake handle and spin out on the cable a few turns you will feel the handle getting tighter then tight the lock nuts back and ur parking break should start working or if u replace the brake pads ur parking break will properly start working as they wear down parking brake gets less and less
 

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TJ,
The mechanism on the caliper is dead. The foot pedal works great, and the pads are perfect. It's just that part that the cable actuates. Something is wrong with it inside. Several others say that part breaks often. I'm not thrilled with aftermarket, but couldn't find a new or even used one for anywhere near the price. Once I do the swap, I'll probably play with the factory one to see if I can figure out where the failure is.

Greenbriar is no fun to run into. Be glad if none is in your area!
 

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TJ,
The mechanism on the caliper is dead. The foot pedal works great, and the pads are perfect. It's just that part that the cable actuates. Something is wrong with it inside. Several others say that part breaks often. I'm not thrilled with aftermarket, but couldn't find a new or even used one for anywhere near the price. Once I do the swap, I'll probably play with the factory one to see if I can figure out where the failure is.

Greenbriar is no fun to run into. Be glad if none is in your area!
They break often even OEM i agree 100% if i see one ill let u know im always on ebay lol
 

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Love the lights. I'm thinking of getting a small light bar across the front.
If it had a front rack, I would have installed an awesome light bar like on my Prairie, also by Nilight. But I didn't see a great way to mount one that didn't involve drilling, so I went with the separate ones. I guess you could somehow mount it to the "deer guard" bumper you have in the front of yours. Will be interested in seeing how you do that.
 

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If you want a light bar with real power, here is the one I have on my Prairie. I think it's 126 watts and 10,700 lumens. It's like the sun. Gotta be careful, as you will blind people 1/4 mile away. This one comes with it's own relay and wiring harness, which is nice. I've had no problems with the two I've had over the last 7-8 years. Perfect and cheap. Only run it with the engine running, to avoid battery drain.
 

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Infinite offroad has some nice stuff I have the brake light on my brute force. I dont support amazon only time I go on amazon is to read reviews. Ebay is great to

 

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Wow, you are strong to not get sucked into next-day shipping!
But I have to say, that is a nice site. Looks like some high-quality gear for just a little more.
Yea man they have some nice stuff for cheap.
 

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Wow, you are strong to not get sucked into next-day shipping!
But I have to say, that is a nice site. Looks like some high-quality gear for just a little more.
I saw some very nice led lights in Harbor Freight yesterday and they sell a wiring harness with them as well very good prices Im so tempted to get them they have a small bar that would fit on the front of Lakotta right under the headlight
 

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Infinite offroad has some nice stuff I have the brake light on my brute force. I dont support amazon only time I go on amazon is to read reviews. Ebay is great to

Great web site have you ordered from them ever?
 

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Great web site have you ordered from them ever?
Yea I have the break light for my brute force its awesome dude check it out. They have nice stuff.


 
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