Where can I buy a 1997 Polaris Sportsman 500?

Where can I buy a 1997 Polaris Sportsman 500?

SOLD AS-IS, RUNS! 1997 Polaris SPORTSMAN 500, CLEAN 4 STROKE QUAD!! 4X4, AUTOMATIC, INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION AND 60″ PLOW!! – We can ship this for $499 anywhere in the Conti US. Give us a call toll free at 877=870-6297 or locally at 262-662-1500. There will be more pictures available upon request.

What was the purpose of the Polaris Sportsman 500?

The Sportsman 500 line was such a ground-breaking feat, successfully stopping the Japanese firms from monopolizing the market with their inexpensive, bulletproof dirt vehicles. The 1999 Polaris Sportsman 500 was a mid-sized vehicle that revolutionized the ATV industry with its independent rear suspension.

What kind of engine does a sportsman 500 have?

Engine – The 1999 Sportsman 500 uses a four-stroke, liquid-cooled single-cylinder SOHC engine. It has a bore-stroke ratio of 92 x 75 mm (3.622 x 2.953 inches). The engine displacement is 498 cm3 (30.45 in3) delivered by a 34-mm Mikuni CV BST carburetor. Its compression ratio is 10.0:1.

What’s the top speed of a 1999 Polaris Sportsman 500?

The top speed of a stock 1999 Polaris Sportsman 500 is approximately 60 mph. This figure is based on the top speed of a Sportsman 450 (57 mph) and a Sportsman 570 (62 mph). There is no formal review about the Polaris Sportsman 500 that confirms its advertised maximum speed. Luckily, increasing the speed of the Sportsman 500 is manageable.

What are the common problems with a Polaris Sportsman 500?

Eventually tie rod ends, axle CV joints, suspension bushings, starter (bendix gears usually), AWD hubs and clutches just plain wear out, or fail and simply need repair or replacement. Along with most every other brand of quad out there… even Honda’s. Maintenance and/or Preventative Maintenance is key to maintaining anything!!

Why does my sportsman 500 keep coming back out?

Each of the 500s I have like to let lower a-arm bolts (front and back) and lower bearing carrier bolts back out. Granted this is with over 3000 miles on each of them. Make sure you keep and eye on them and that they are tight. If the a arm bolts back out its usually because some grease worked its way into the threads.

When did the Sportsman 500 ho come out?

Late 1990’s and very early 2000’s. So, one thing to note is that the “500 HO” (High Output) model was created and solved these cam lobe wear issues. Question about the cam lobes.

What causes starter to crack on Polaris Sportsman?

The starter bendix can get rusty and the bushings it rides in can crack. If there is any binding or very loud rattling they are likely the culprit. Don’t be afraid to use the drain plug on the recoil housing to check for water and air out with compressed air for good measure.

Why is my Polaris Sportsman overheating all the time?

Symptoms of overheating might include, the engine overheats when idling, or maybe it only overheats at wide-open-throttle, or maybe it overheats all of the time. Whatever the case might be, this video details the reasons why your Polaris Sportsman is overheating.

Why do we need HD parts in Polaris Sportsman?

Resources and products to help properly maintain your vehicle and keep it in top operating condition. Engineered for riders who want greater durability and enhanced performance. HD Parts are designed and tested to handle greater wear and tear under all weather conditions. KEEP YOUR STANDARDS HIGH. WE DO.

Where can I get a Polaris thumb warmer?

Visit a Polaris dealership to learn more about our accessories, parts, apparel and service options. Find a dealer near you Enjoy riding your Sportsman XP in cool and cold weather with this Throttle/Thumb Warmer Kit. All wiring is included so you can keep your thumb warm and functioning freely on the throttle in cold weather. .