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Hey guys,

Mainly just checking in. I am about to buy a 2018 Grizzly Camo EPS. Only planned mods are gonna be the Heat Demon grip and thumb throttle heaters and a storage box for the back; maybe eventually get a winch just cause - had one on my 2007 and only ever used it to pull a deer out of a deep ravine.

Been also thinking about getting a 30" light bar for the front rack and replacing the halogen light on the bars to some sort of LED like what's posted on GC by several guys.

Had a 2007 Grizzly for about 5 years, absolutely loved it, still questioning myself on why I got rid of it!!! I went to Navy flight school and was crazy busy for that 4 years, so it would have literally just sat in my garage.

FWIW, I am paying $9.5 OTD. I know guys have gotten them cheaper; I paid $7.5 OTD for my 2007, so figure thats right in line with inflation for 12 years...or at least that's what I am telling myself.

Any ideas on additional mods?

Already planning a 3 night trip up in the eastern sierras this next week to get the break in done in short term.

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Congrats on the new machine! You will love it!

I have the heat demons for winter and they are worth every penny. Can't imagine riding in the cold without them.

I'd do the ehs fuel controller and ehs air intake setup with the uni filter. The machine will run cooler with the proper air fuel ratio the controller will provide, and the intake setup will give you a more reliable/fool proof, air intake setup. Both will yield a slight gain in power but nothing crazy.

If you don't mind a little louder machine, a 2R Racing exhaust tip combined with those other two mods will yield yet an even cooler running machine with a touch more throttle response/power to boot.

It's as easy as 4 fasteners to swap back and forth to it and the stock exhaust tip, and of course a quick adjustment on the fuel controller to go from stock stealthy quiet or a little more ballsy and power. I change mine based on what I'm doing and where I'm riding.

Check out some older threads I made about the fuel controller, intake setup, etc, for more details and discussion from myself and other members.

Next would be some cvt mods. You don't think you need them till u have tinkered around in there and find the setting that fits ur riding style and preference. You can go as simple as a shim, shim and secondary spring, which is very cost effective, or even change weights and get a machined sheave. There's hrs of reading on modding the clutch on this forum, with lots of good info.

I guess that's a good start :grin2:

Where are you from? Didn't notice a location.
 
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I'll have to jump in and update my profile.

Originally from Colorado, and the Navy has me in Lemoore, CA now...Been all over the country thanks to the Navy though...VA, WA, CA, RI, FL, TX...just to name a few...

Thanks for the info on additional mods; looks like I have lots of reading to do over the next few weeks!
 

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Welcome to GC from Va, not the coast side though. I am a believer in protecting the underside of your new Grizz, get some better skid plates, Ricochet preferred. Add a winch and you should be good to go.
Don't forget to fill up your box with other goodies also for repairing flats, winching situations, and maybe even a few packs of peanuts to eat when you take a break from riding like a banshee.
Thanks for your service and keep the questions coming,
Cheers,
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Welcome to GC from maine. Congrats on the new machine, it will be grand. Thank you so much for your service to our country, it is much appreciated. My Dad was a world war veteran, and he taught us well.
 

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Welcome to GC. The other guys pretty much said it all. Only thing I would add to those box goodies is a gas can. A good box will have the room and the Grizzly can eat up some fuel. Thank you for your service.
 
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