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How many miles are u guys getting out of the drive belts? I have alittle over 3000 miles on mine so far n the belt still looks good. I clean the belt housing n pulleys out every 500 miles. I am sure that helps but so far I am impressed how many miles I am getting on my belt with this heavy beast. I have 32'' tires on
 

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Non-turbo cars aren't all that hard on belts. Visual "belt inspections" are kind of worthless when it comes to CVTs though. They all look great before they puke. Change based on mileage/usage and I would agree that 3K mi is probably pushing your luck.
 

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I been hearing of great belt life out these KRX's. I would count my blessings at 3k though and change it out to be safe.
I was thinking about it but it looks really good. I do carry one with me just to make sure. I take it off every 500 miles to measure the width with my belt measuring v gauge that l had when l owned my wildcat years n years ago very very little wear width wise n the rest of the belt no cracks or anything.
 

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Wet clutch machines should get much better belt life than the ones that use the belt as the clutch. Suspension and clutching are KRX strong points, not power.
 
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There’s a guy here that has over 5000 miles on the factory stock belt. Still looks great with minimal wear and stretch. He’s still running it lol
 

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There’s a guy here that has over 5000 miles on the factory stock belt. Still looks great with minimal wear and stretch. He’s still running it lol
I also have a polaris rs1 n I have alittle over 6000 miles on the factory belt it came with when brand new. And I run the rs1 pretty dang hard.
 

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It should last a long time.

I don't change them on any of my SXS's as a preventative measure. I just keep a spare and replace when they blow.
Same here I was also thinking about replacing my belt because I just turned 5,000 miles on my factory belt and again it still looks great!!! but they r so easy to replace so just let it go. now if it starts to slip or smell then yes time to replace it. some people tell me to replace it and keep ur old one for a spare, But if u think about it if you replaced it because it may blow n u do not trust it, Then why would you make it a spare belt n ur in the middle of nowhere n say ur belt that replaced ur old belt blows now ur going to trust the old belt that u took off before because u didnt trust it anymore because of all the miles you had on it, now u are going to trust it to get u home? That doesnt work for me, I rather blow a belt in the middle of nowhere n replace that belt with a new one then to replace it with n old one just saying. How does anyone know when a belt is going to break, So just use it until it breaks then replace it. Hell u may be able to get a couple of thousand more miles out of it so why waist it. Just saying.
 

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Same here I was also thinking about replacing my belt because I just turned 5,000 miles on my factory belt and again it still looks great!!! but they r so easy to replace so just let it go. now if it starts to slip or smell then yes time to replace it. some people tell me to replace it and keep ur old one for a spare, But if u think about it if you replaced it because it may blow n u do not trust it, Then why would you make it a spare belt n ur in the middle of nowhere n say ur belt that replaced ur old belt blows now ur going to trust the old belt that u took off before because u didnt trust it anymore because of all the miles you had on it, now u are going to trust it to get u home? That doesnt work for me, I rather blow a belt in the middle of nowhere n replace that belt with a new one then to replace it with n old one just saying. How does anyone know when a belt is going to break, So just use it until it breaks then replace it. Hell u may be able to get a couple of thousand more miles out of it so why waist it. Just saying.
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