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Old 12-28-2019, 03:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Looks like i will need extra fuel for kids rmk evo i think
any ideas on fabricating one to hold a basic fuel can?
What fasteners can be used in the tunnel tracks? Are the bolts available seperate from polaris?
I want to fabricate something rather than forking over lots of cash for something relitively simple....should be just a simple frame/rail that bolts into the tunnel channels.
Any of you seen or built something?
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Old 12-28-2019, 06:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I haven’t seen the evo yet but if it’s a standard Polaris tunnel with the channels it should be normal carriage bolts from Home Depot.I bought my fuel caddy setup but lost a bolt and picked up one from the depot and it worked fine.
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I got one of these for my 2011 SBA, then moved it over to my 2019.
Should be easy to fab up yourself with some suitable alu L-profile

Polaris Cargo racks

Then I got a doo Rev tunnel bag + gas can for free. Gas can needed some slight reshaping with the heat gun to fit the slightly narrower polaris tunnel
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ya its just standard carriage bolts. I used an old polaris adjustable rack, just the standard carriage bolts with fancy knobs to tighten them down...
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thank you ..I was hoping just carriage bolts would work..
does the polaris adjustable fuel holder for 2.5 gallon tank work well or is it overpriced junk? that may be a quick easy option but seems expensive to just hold a fuel can
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Adjustable Fuel Can Rack
Item # 2879790
$149.99 CAD
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Old 01-05-2020, 06:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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or mountain addictions?
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The Mountain addictions stuff is nice looking, I had it on my Cat. Only thing was I found the cans were really hard to get on and off of the rails...

The Polaris adjustable one works pretty good, its easy to install and adjust, but for $150 it seems expensive. They have been the same for many years so I would look for a used one.

I put a coleman cooler on ours. It works good for snacks or whatever we want to haul in it.
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Well I cracked and decided it was better to take the kid riding rather than fabricating somethin so I got the mountain addictions set up for him...ouch on price but soo easy to install and looks/works awesome...unfortunately didn't need the extra fuel yet...last ride was brutal weather. spent most of the day in the shelters until after dark when the storm blew out.....then kid and I busted drifts till after 11....could have rode all night except for needing to respect quiet time...
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:06 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I made my own.
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