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    Default The new Big Boss!

    It is finally here! I hope the fixed the A-arm bolt issue.
    http://www.polaris.com/en-us/atv-qua...n_6x6_intro_us

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    Sweeet
    I see they put a 570cc 44 HP in it and a 6 3/4 fuel tank should be able to get more then 40 miles out a tank of fuel

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    Looks nice. The only problem I see they did not fix was it still says Polaris on the side
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    Super glad to see they're offering a smaller engine. I love my 500 except for the fact that it's a chain-drive in the rear. This seems to be the perfect option. Perhaps about 4 years from now I'll justify picking up a used one.

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    wonder why they put in smaller engine. wasn't the older one an 850?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sh View Post
    wonder why they put in smaller engine. wasn't the older one an 850?
    They used to come in a 500, then they upped it to an 800. I personally prefer the smaller engine, as it is more than adequate and is more fuel efficient.

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    That 6x6 track kit looks impressive.

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    For those who are interested they have one of them with the larger engine and tracks at eagle river dealer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian M View Post
    They used to come in a 500, then they upped it to an 800. I personally prefer the smaller engine, as it is more than adequate and is more fuel efficient.
    Yup. The 800 is a pretty thirsty engine. I'd love to mount that two-up seat on my 800 6x6.

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    Wow that price tag is brutal, used to be 8,000 got you a brand new one I guess that's not happening again.

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    Can't believe they went with MacPherson struts up front, stupid. A-arms are a better design IMO. Having had Polaris machines with MS and A-arms, I pick A-arms all day every day. I wasn't paying close attention to the 2010-2015's but were the Sportsman Big Boss' a-arms or struts. I think they were a-arms so not sure why they went back to struts.

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    I ran my Dad's 4 stroke 425cc in 1996 and then got a 500cc model in 1998 and ran it 4 about 13 years. After that I bought a new 800cc Big Boss in 2011. They are a work horse for sure. I would love to have that new one with the fuel efficient 570 engine and bigger fuel tank and power steering.
    But, my 2011 Big Boss is paid for, runs great and has low miles, so I can only dream. I think the 570 Pro Star is a great choice for an engine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishhook57 View Post
    Wow that price tag is brutal, used to be 8,000 got you a brand new one I guess that's not happening again.
    $10999 is still $4000 cheaper than the CanAm 6x6

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    We have a 1999 Sportsman 500, my Big Boss 800 and the Polaris Razor 570. The 570 engine and transmission is by far a better set up and the mpg is much better. I think the 570 is a great choice and I am glad Polaris did not feel the need to go with a bigger engine. It's a work horse, not a race horse.

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    Hmm - I'm neutral on it. I agree they needed a smaller engine OPTION, however they should still offer a big engine for those who want it. I don't foresee that 570 spinning the tracks very easy. They appear to be the same tracks that I have, it's sucks the power, even with the lower gearing. Glad to see the factory EPS, however I doubt it works well with the tracks on it. I also don't like the longer wheelbase. I still think I would go with the CanAm given the choice. Mine is still pretty dialed in though.

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    570 has 4 more hp than the 800. At one point I had one of each: 500, 800 & 800 Ranger. The Ranger gets more mpg than the Sportsman. I'd prefer the 570 if I was looking to buy a new machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aknome View Post
    570 has 4 more hp than the 800. At one point I had one of each: 500, 800 & 800 Ranger. The Ranger gets more mpg than the Sportsman. I'd prefer the 570 if I was looking to buy a new machine.
    I think you have your numbers turned around. The 570 pro star is 44hp the 800 is around 47-50hp depending on who you ask
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    Polaris website for Rangers list the Ranger 570 at 46 and the 6x6 Ranger 800 at 40.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aknome View Post
    Polaris website for Rangers list the Ranger 570 at 46 and the 6x6 Ranger 800 at 40.
    Ranger and big boss are 2 different animals. Same engine? Yes but the Ranger has basically a restrictor plate in the intake that lowers the hp to 40. The old sportsman 800 is what you want to compare it to. Here is a quick hp rating chart from a few years ago so take it for what it's worth.
    Polaris 850______69.06 hp
    Can Am 800 R____67.05 hp (updated 2/13 to 70.5 hp)
    AC 1000_________65.84 hp
    Can Am 800______61.7 hp
    Can Am 650______55.4 hp
    Brute 750 Carb____50.1 hp
    Brute 750 EFI_____49.8 hp
    King Quad 750____49.6 hp
    AC Mud Pro_______49.06 hp
    King 700_________48.5 hp
    Polaris 800_______48.3 hp
    Brute 650 I________46.3 hp
    Grizzly 700________45.6 hp
    Polaris 700_______44.3 hp
    AC 700 H1_______41.4 hp
    AC 700__________41.4 hp
    Brute 650 ________41.4 hp (solid axle)
    Grizzly 660_______40.9 hp
    Can Am 500______40.4 hp
    AC 650 H1_______39.3 hp
    Rincon 680_______38.5 hp
    Grizzly 550________36.9 Hp

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    I also own a 2013 and 2014 800 6x6. Love them to death. But guys. this new 570 is the dream machine. Its going to have the same power almost. Im betting 3 times the fuel range with the much bigger fuel tank and More efficient fuel burning 570. Power steering Now? Im sold

    My 2013 Will be up for sale In the coming weeks. This is going to be the best 6x6 Polaris ever made.

    People talking its 11000? Guys, its WITH power steering. The normal asking price without any rebates or deals on a 2014 800 6x6 was 9999. Add Power steering your around 11,300-11,500( which wasn't even an option sadly ) So its Actually cheaper.

    This new 6x6 has some neat Bed features, and seating for 2! Some storage along the fenders for 5 gallon buckets or extra fuel what have you.

    Ive been reading for years people saying ''If only they made the 6x6 with a 570'' It would be the perfect machine. Well here you guys go, its here.

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