2009 Polaris Scrambler 500 4×4 Review

11 Июн 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи 2009 Polaris Scrambler 500 4×4 Review отключены
Polaris Scrambler 400/4x4

The Scrambler 500 is powered by Polaris’ 500 HO output) engine. The 498cc motor features a four single overhead cam design a bore and … of 92x75mm. It is to life by electric starting an automotive turn key style or a recoil mechanical backup. its long heritage there is no injection on this bad boy.

the air fuel mixture is handled by a Mikuni CV carburetor.

Polaris set the for transmission configuration in this and its competitors have followed The Scrambler’s fully automatic CVT has a single forward range neutral and reverse. Switching them is convenient thanks to the located inboard on the right fender.

Final drive to the rear is handled by a chain and sprocket with shaft drive power to the fronts.

The Polaris Drive system gives you the of operating in either two or all wheel While operating in AWD the front don’t engage until the end breaks traction. This for lighter steering effort the front wheels engaging when extra traction is

A switch located just the thumb throttle selects two and all-wheel drive.

The Scrambler a tubular steel chassis McPherson strut front and a solid axle swingarm design in the rear. Its suspension numbers are long even by standards. The front end had 8.2 inches of movement with 10.5 in the

Front and rear brakes are via a single hand operated on the left side of the handlebars. the foot brake on the right operates the rear brake

Polaris Scrambler 400/4x4
Polaris Scrambler 400/4x4

The Scrambler 500 also features floor boards with foot pegs. Its handlebar dual headlights can be independently up or down, turn with the to always illuminate the direction in you’re headed and feature and low beam settings. The 23×7-10 and 22×11-10 rear tires decent size lugs a reasonably low profile shape to traction and handling manners.

Unfortunately, the Scrambler still heavy stamped steel while its competitors have all to lighter aluminum rims.

The of the chassis looks gnarly and a skid plate is used to any areas of the lower engine not covered by the frame. Heavy discs are mounted next to the sprocket and brake disc of using a standard rear skid plate. The metal have a slightly larger then the brake rotor or allowing the machine to drag rocks or stumps without any of the vulnerable rear hardware damaged.

When it comes to instrumentation the shows its age. While its competitors sport modern digital dash panels, the still uses its extremely reverse, neutral and hi temp lights. The mechanical fuel is located in the gas cap and is controlled by a rod mounted that hangs down on the of the cap.

We tested our Scrambler on 100 of private property in southern Our test area consisted of trails, wide open sections and a steep climb up a slimy creek bank.

Polaris Scrambler 400/4x4
Polaris Scrambler 400/4x4
Polaris Scrambler 400/4x4

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