The 5 Myths about UTV Shock Valving Fox, Walker-Evans

Can-Am X3 Fox Shocks IBP

Today we will talk about shock re-valving on UTV Side x sides including all your major brands Polaris, Can-Am, Yamaha, Honda, and Kawasaki. When the UTV’s first hit the market about 15 years ago it spurred a whole new sport that you could hop up and race, jump, go fast and then ride the dunes!…

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Do You Want a More Plush Ride In Your Side X Side.

Dual-Rate Spring Kit

I have recently installed a dual-rate spring kit on a Polaris UTV and would like to give some explanation of what it helped and why you would want this type of suspension upgrade. If you are into side x sides and have had conversations with other riders or your professionals who work service and build…

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The Salt Lake Off-Road Expo – SLORE

UTV Service Salt Lake Off-Road Expo

This was a last-minute decision to spend the money and take UTV Service out to the public with the big boys! It took me right out of my comfort zone, even though I love talking with customers. But, just sitting in front of my little small booth for more than 10 hours a day, greeting…

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2015 Arctic Cat Wildcat Limited with Elka Stage 5 Shocks

Elka Shocks on Wildcat

A client came to me about rebuilding his Elka Stage 5 shocks on his Wildcat, and I was eager to take on this project. If nothing else, it got my curiosity going about these style shocks. What I did find was a lack of information about the Elka shocks, and very limited specifications on the…

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UTV Shock & Spring Fine Tuning Day

Shock and spring tuning

Another test day at Little Sahara in west/central Utah…. it is hitting mid 70’s, the sun is out, and it is the start of Easter weekend. It’s Friday morning, and it has been raining hard for most of April.  The sand is hard and wet, showing all signs of dark water streaks – it shows…

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UTV Shock and Spring Testing Day!

Tuesday was finally the day of testing my new dual-rate springs, which I installed over the winter in hopes of getting the ride I have been wanting and needing. It has been 5 long months since the last time running the UTV, and there has been a lot of changes that needed testing. Getting ready…

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