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mountain bar/grab bar replacement

goforbroke

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So the grab bar on my 2016 rmk axys pro broke. hardly use the thing, but when riding with my son in front of me he hangs on there. Polaris only sells it with the whole handlebar for $170. Any other options?

Thanks


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justinkredible56

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So the grab bar on my 2016 rmk axys pro broke. hardly use the thing, but when riding with my son in front of me he hangs on there. Polaris only sells it with the whole handlebar for $170. Any other options?

Thanks

I read somewhere on here (after I submitted a warranty claim for mine and still had to pay a $50 deductible) that the grab strap on a Polaris highlifter ranger/rzr will work and it’s only around $30.

Hope that helps!
 

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The high lifter grab bar will fit but they do not have the cross bar so the overall strength of the bar assembly will be weaker and if you have a handlebar bag like I do it will no longer have anything to hang too.
 

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In the past there was some guys making them with hydraulic hose with a fitting crimped on each end. Is there someone here that can start that again and start selling at a reasonable price?
 

justinkredible56

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The high lifter grab bar will fit but they do not have the cross bar so the overall strength of the bar assembly will be weaker and if you have a handlebar bag like I do it will no longer have anything to hang too.


Sounds like you have experience with this?

Could you not re-use the stock cross bar that comes on the sled?

As far as I can tell they are not all one piece, but I could be wrong?
 

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I think you could install the WPS 44-7800 universal grab-strap on there, mounting it directly to the bar, without issue...
Mount it to the bars above the killswitch near the bend (on the rear side of the bar).

Plenty on Ebay for about $25 .... just search for WPS 44-7800


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I had mine replaced and have a few buddy’s also replaced under warranty. Your 16 should still be covered.
 

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Make a WTB ad in the swap meet section, there are several people that have taken them off that im sure would sell pretty reasonable.
 

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Fabcrafts have a threaded stud, not an eye...polaris, from the Dragons through the ProRides copied it.

Not an easy bolt on to the newer bars/cross-bar.

And pulling all those bar accessories and putting them on another .... WHAT A PITA (just for a grab strap)!!

I like having the strap there... especially when I'm stuck (dang it) .


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Gixxermill

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Sounds like you have experience with this?

Could you not re-use the stock cross bar that comes on the sled?

As far as I can tell they are not all one piece, but I could be wrong?

Yeah I have personal experience of this particular problem. Lol if you zoom in on the picture Op put up of the handlebars you can see that the cross bar is part of the grab strap. I have a highlighter strap sitting on the kitchen table and no way to use it right now until I modify something to make it work. Or lose the useage of my handlebar bag which I've come to enjoy.
 

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I've broken several...I always cut the rest of the grab bar off the crossbar stud with a utility knife and carefully drill a new hole in the end of the broken mountain bar and then heatgun it back on. Your strap ends up being a little bit shorter but it works and it's cheap. This only works when the grab bar breaks right above the stud but all three of mine have broke in the exact same place
 

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I've broken several...I always cut the rest of the grab bar off the crossbar stud with a utility knife and carefully drill a new hole in the end of the broken mountain bar and then heatgun it back on. Your strap ends up being a little bit shorter but it works and it's cheap. This only works when the grab bar breaks right above the stud but all three of mine have broke in the exact same place
Sorry about bringing up an old thread. Broke mine recently.
What exactly are you heating? Are you trying to shrink the bar material over the stud? Sorry. I just can't picture it.
 
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