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Why You Need a UTV for Hunting: The Ultimate Off-Road Companion

For avid hunters and outdoor enthusiasts, the thrill of the hunt goes hand-in-hand with the ruggedness of the terrain. Whether you're chasing big game, scouting remote areas, or simply enjoying the tranquility of the wilderness, a Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) is an indispensable tool that can enhance your hunting experience in ways you may not have imagined. In this blog, we'll explore the reasons why a UTV is a must-have for any serious hunter.

Spring Service Packages

Spring is here and riding season has begun! Is your ride ready? Check out all our service plans and get scheduled today!

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10 Days till' Dune Time!

The Silver Lake Sand Dunes open April 1st! We have compiled a list of all the items you'll need for a successful day on the dunes!

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How to Shop Multiple Brands in One Cart

Looking to save on shipping when shopping multiple brands? We got you!

Scuff Clutch Sheaves and Belt Performance

Clean machines always equal top performance. Check out these tips to keep your sled looking good and riding good!

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Tightening the Belt

Wanting to know how to tighten the track on your sled? Check out the step by step procedure on how to do just exactly that. 

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New Plugs and a Brain Bucket

Tips on how to save some money on plugs and how to save yourself some frustration when getting your gear! 

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Chaincase and Pull Start Cord

Cycling through your sled before the season begins is crucial for a stress-free winter! These tips on checking your chaincase and pull start cord will save you some frustration and money in the long run! 

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Shocks and Tracks

Smooth rides are really all that we want this winter. Here are some tips to help you achieve that! 

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Skid and Rear Suspension

A few tips on how to save big money and avoid frustration when checking your sled's bearings and sliders.

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Clutches and Belts

Clean clutches and belts are key to have a smooth running sled!

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Pre-Season Snowmobile Tips

The best way to have a trouble free snow season!

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What to do with my battery while my boat is in storage?


What to do with your boat battery during storage!

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Personal Watercraft Storage Myth


A big myth when storing your watercrafts for the winter. 

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POLARIS TEAM TIP: 2019 RZR Turbo Z-19-02-01


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Tech Tips: Summerizing Your Personal Watercraft

Here's what our service technicians had to say about summerizing your personal watercraft.

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Reading Your Spark Plugs Can Provide a Wealth of Information

Have you actually ever taken the time to read your spark plugs?  If not, check this out...

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Power washing & electrical connectors: ATVs, UTVs, Dirt Bikes and Snowmobiles

If you’re using a power washer to remove the dirt, grime, or even ice from your vehicle, be sure to keep this is mind...

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Tech Tips: August 2015

How well do you know your drive sprockets?

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Tech Tips: July 2015

Do you overlook your air filter?

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Tech Tips: June 2015


Running in shallow water, (under 2') could case engine to overheat; since the jet pump forces fresh water through the cooling system, to cool the engine and exhaust.  Not to mention sucking up sand and stones will damage the pump and impeller.
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Tech Tips: May 2015

Did you know that you will lose 2-5lbs of tire pressure during the winter storage months?

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Tech Tips: April 2015

Did you know that the #1 cause of battery failure is from prolonged storage with little, to no charge in the battery?

If you are looking to double the life of your power sports batteries, we suggest to use a battery tender for any period of prolonged storage over a 30 day period.  We recommend C-TEK MUS 4.3, a universal battery charger.

To order your C-TEK Battery Tender today and receive a FREE Indicator:

When you talk to Justin, ask how to receive FREE Shipping with your order. Free Indicator Offer expires 5/20/15.

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Tech Tips: March 2015

Did You Know The Service Interval of Antifreeze is 2 Years?

As a friendly reminder we would like to remind you to check your antifreeze.  The average service interval of antifreeze is two years, we recommend to drain and fill your cooling system with extended life antifreeze to extend the service interval to 5 years.



Or click below to schedule an appointment with Babbitt's Service Department: 

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