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Besides a cab/heater/tracks, what can I do to help get my RZR ready for riding in snow/frozen lakes of central WI? I'm looking to get my RZR ready to do some ice fishing! My first thought is tires, would ITP Mud Lite XTRs be a good choice for snow and sand trails? Any thoughts on how to keep the snow and ice from piling onto the cv boots? Should I use a front skid plate and a-arm guards or is that more likely to trap the snow? Thanks in advance!
 

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clearance is a big issues here in Utah with the deeper snow. If you have an S turn the preload up for the winter months. If you have a standard and don't get tracks you may want a lift kit. Surprizingly the big horns do OK. The stock tires on the 50" are terrible in snow though.
 

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Besides a cab/heater/tracks, what can I do to help get my RZR ready for riding in snow/frozen lakes of central WI? I'm looking to get my RZR ready to do some ice fishing! My first thought is tires, would ITP Mud Lite XTRs be a good choice for snow and sand trails? Any thoughts on how to keep the snow and ice from piling onto the cv boots? Should I use a front skid plate and a-arm guards or is that more likely to trap the snow? Thanks in advance!
This may seem off but spray down your cv with rain x
 
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Depending on year of rzr, make sure your throttle cable doesn't have any moister in it or it will frezz and stick on you...Lube it!
 

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I have a set of Pit Bull Rockers I put on for the winter and they do very well. I run Big Horns in the summer. I use a skid plate and a arm guards and it does not cause a problem.
 

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Big Horns work pretty good in the snow. I've run Pro Gold screws in the tires when out on the lake. <---Wow is this fun! Probably only about 100 screws per tire but had lots of traction.:popcorn:
 

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Big Horns work pretty good in the snow. I've run Pro Gold screws in the tires when out on the lake. <---Wow is this fun! Probably only about 100 screws per tire but had lots of traction.:popcorn:
How well did they hold up?
 

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Big Horns work pretty good in the snow. I've run Pro Gold screws in the tires when out on the lake. <---Wow is this fun! Probably only about 100 screws per tire but had lots of traction.:popcorn:
How well did they hold up?
Im wondering this too, I'm making an oval track on the lake on Christmas and probly won't do it unless studs will stay in my tires without destroying them.
 

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We did the job inside on a car hauler (wooden deck) for obvious reasons. We used no more than 3-4 screws per lug. Nothing fancy, actually thought it wouldn't be nearly enough. Unloaded on a lake (was there for an atv/bike oval ice race), with 6" of snow on the lake. The screws made a difference when chewing through the snow down to the ice. At the end of the day we took it out on the track, more as a joke but also to see what it would do. To say the least we had plenty of traction (only me in the RZR). Only broke loose a few times when WFO in the corners. It worked better to lift slightly, then get back in it. This planted the front right and all was good. We took the screws back out when we got back to the shop. Tires have over 1000 trail miles since then an they look good with no tearing. All this was done on a 2011 RZR4.:popcorn:

Screws will NOT last on any kind of hard surface (pavement). I would suggest a separate set of tires for this and mount them up when you get to the lake. :)
 
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