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I'm thinking about getting a KRX and wondering how those of you that ride in the desert keep up with other cars? The guys I know have RZR XP1000s, x3s, RZR turbo S, Talon R etc. If you are running through dry riverbeds and trails any issue keeping up? I'm not talking about a straight up drag race. I know how that will end!

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I'm thinking about getting a KRX and wondering how those of you that ride in the desert keep up with other cars? The guys I know have RZR XP1000s, x3s, RZR turbo S, Talon R etc. If you are running through dry riverbeds and trails any issue keeping up? I'm not talking about a straight up drag race. I know how that will end!

Thanks!
I ride with a few cars Polaris and can ams. You can definitely keep up in any terrain except the sand. Turbo anything dominates. You’ll get there just not as fast. In addition, the stock maxxis carnivores aren’t very good for sand. So you might want to upgrade them as well. I also recommend full head coverings or a glass windshield. You’ll be eating dirt all day if you’re riding behind the pack. My experience in the desert.
 

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I ride with X3's and Turbo S with no issues in the desert or dunes. I can go every where and keep up with them fine, on the straights of hill climbs they will win. In the dunes I can drive past some of the Turbo S guys because I can out drive them.
 

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Thanks for all the responses! I like running the trails better than dunes anyway, but we ride in a lot of dry river beds that are sandy/silty
 

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No desert experience in the KRX yet but in the tight woods trails I can easily outrun my buddy in his rzr turbo.
 

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I wonder if the new ES model will be even better?
 

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Maybe a little but not worth an extra 5k in my opinion as you eventually have to do the springs on the stock shocks on either ones I'm sure as the stock springs sag out after about 5 to 8 hundred miles depending on how much assessories and weight you add to it
 

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I just came back from a 3 day trip in baja and was on alot of the 500 course and the KRX will go as fast as you want to go you get the right springs and I have 35's for the extra ground clearance and I was hitting the rough stuff way faster than I should have been and it sucks it up like a true desert car should no other stock cars can even come close to this when it gets rough and tight. After market skids and springs and you are golden.
 

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Are most of you guys running Shock Therapy springs without a shock revalve for desert work?
 

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I am getting ready to order some springs and make sure the internal pressures are correct or a little higher that what was recommended for stock as for the valving stock seems really close to me but i will have to see after I do the springs.
 
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