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:aargh: well i know that the front differential on the polaris isint bullet proof ...lol.. i broke the front pinion shaft off on my sportsman X2 today ... so now im gonna have to spend more money now ...lol... i use this machine for working my landscape business and for trail riding some times also ... it is a very tough machine and i work it very hard .. didnt figure i would have to fix any gears on it yet though ... it only has 1465 miles on it as of now ... but i guess i was working it 2 hard ... lol.. so now its off to ebay .. and spending money ...lol:confused:

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My Polaris is pretty reliable, the only time it breaks is when I break it. I am told I can't have nice things. I try to have nice things, but keeping them nice doesn't seem to be as much fun.

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wheel hop while in 4x4 is what im shure caused it ...i had a tree branch ..(kinda big) hooked to my 5000 lb wench on the front of it and was pulling backwards and it wheel hopped a couple times and that was the end of it ... and its still sitting here broke ... been fighting with polaris toget it replaced under warrantee ... but looks like im gonna get stuck with it ...

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if i could just get polaris to just replace the housing ( thats what really broke ) it would be great ... i would then put my gears in the new husing ... but get-n them to give any thing up is not gonna be easy ... they dont like to warantee any thing if they dont have to .. i guess its a big problem with polaris ..they dont like to warantee any big dollar parts ... its been sitting here now for 3 months ... the warantee ran out 12 days after it broke .. but i had it at the dealer (stealer) 10 days b4 the warantee was up.. so its a fight with them now... the front differential (used on ebay ) sells for $399.00 and up .. and at the dealer is $1400.00 ... im not even asking them to install it .. i will do that ..(about 4 hours work) .. just send me the parts .. wont buy another from the local polaris dealer again...

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