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Where to shop for parts?

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I've got a Polaris and a Honda that I use regularly on my ranch so they see a lot of abuse.  Fortunately, there is still a Honda dealer nearby but the nearest Polaris dealer is over 1.5 hours away.  They charge way too much money ($1800 for battery, alternator, wire harness and fluids change) so I am starting to learn how to do my own repairs.  The Internet is a wonderful and scary place when it comes to shopping.  Where can I go for a fair deal? Is there a list of preferred vendors that advertise on the forum? 

Thanks,

Greg

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I've been using Dennis Kirk for years for atv, dirt bike, and snowmobile parts. In my opinion quality parts at reasonable prices. On a carb kit for my Polaris Sportsman I saved $50 off the factory parts. A quality part that fit perfectly. 

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They are a great dealer for my experience as well for tires! Beat everyone's price and I had them in a couple days. Can't beat that huh?

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I've got a Polaris and a Honda that I use regularly on my ranch so they see a lot of abuse.  Fortunately, there is still a Honda dealer nearby but the nearest Polaris dealer is over 1.5 hours away.  They charge way too much money ($1800 for battery, alternator, wire harness and fluids change) so I am starting to learn how to do my own repairs.  The Internet is a wonderful and scary place when it comes to shopping.  Where can I go for a fair deal? Is there a list of preferred vendors that advertise on the forum? 
Thanks,
Greg


I've had great luck using Amazon, and eBay. It takes a bit of time doing research on getting the right parts sometimes. Keep an eye on shipping costs.

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I personally always check amazon as well as some of the main stream atv parts sites.

ATV Parts on Amazon

 

Then there are individual amazon stores but if you just get a part # and search amazon, sometimes you'll get a better price.

Amazon ATV Parts

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