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post #1 of 7 Old June 4th, 2012, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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RZR changes from 08 to 2011

What are the major changes from 2008 to 2011? I have been doing alot of searching for a nice used RZR. There are some 2008's in really nice condition I have found for about the same money as a high mileage 2011. Also are there any flaws in the early RZR's that I should be aware of?

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Re: RZR changes from 08 to 2011

2011: better cooling (bigger opening for rad), better intake system (from what im told), 2011 has the highout put engine, same as in the s model, im told earlier rzrs some times have problems with the transmissions not staying in gear, the 2011 has smaller axles so lifting them can be a problem, these are the only things i can think of at this time

edit: also the front diff sprauge is plastic in the 2008-2010 and metal in 2011+ meaning the front diff is stronger

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Re: RZR changes from 08 to 2011

glove box..biigger exhaust & throttle body..nicer front end, hids..

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2011+ has a better fuel system which gives about 30% better gas mileage and also has the high output motor with more power.
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2011 and up new fuel injection and better mileage.

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Re: RZR changes from 08 to 2011

2011 also has a diff frame

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Re: RZR changes from 08 to 2011

most of my 2011 have been nightmares compared to any other rzr we have... had to replace 2 wiring harnesses... every week at least one of them has some issue, that takes forever to figure out... replaced fuel pump in one of them twice already.... im not a fan of 2011 models... just my experience
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