Created: September 23, 2020
[0:00] Hey everybody! Today I’m going to show you how super quick and easy it is to install SuperATV’s Quick-Reverse Gated Shifter on this Polaris RZR Turbo. So let’s jump right in.
The first thing we’ll do is remove our seats. Before we get started, I’ll go ahead and apologize for how dirty this machine is. This is one of the machines we use the most for testing, and you know we have to do a lot of testing to make sure we have quality products for you.
So we’ll go ahead and get started. We’ll remove this T40 screw, as well as the one on the opposite side. Remove these two push pins. Back in the rear, there will be a push pin here and then on the opposite side. And then there’s a T40 right here.
[1:35] Once all of our hardware is removed, we’ll remove our console. You should be able to just pick up on it and slide it right out. We’ll go ahead and set our console aside.
Now that our console is removed, we’ll remove the cap from our shifter using a flathead screwdriver.
Then remove the T40 out of here. Once that’s removed, you should be able to grab your handle and remove it. We can grab our boot and the lower portion here. We won’t be using that. So let’s grab the boot and slide it right off. Set it aside.
[2:22] We’ll go ahead and remove the snap ring from this side right here. We’ll put the shifter, so all the way down, and then one forward. That’s low, and we’ll leave it in low.
With this clips, you just have to pry up on them and peel them off. Then take all the hardware off of this. Make sure to keep every piece of it—bushings, everything in the linkage. Keep track of it. I just like to remove all of it because it makes it easier, not having to worry about losing it.
Then we’ll come to this clip. Take a screwdriver and just pop it off like that. Slide the shifter off. Remove this bushing. Again, keep it all together and make sure you keep track of everything.
[3:24] Next what you’ll do is drill these holes out right here. They need to fit an 8 mm bolt. After our holes are drilled from the top and bottom and all the way through, we’ll grab our striker and install it like this.
If you don’t have your holes drilled yet, you’ll use your striker to align the two holes, like this. Just let the striker lay all the way down. It actually has a cutout so it’ll lay on the frame rail here.
Once we’ve done that, we’ll go to the opposite side and grab our M8 x 50 mm bolt, as well as our M8 x 35. The 35 goes on top. It will thread directly into the striker. The M8 x 50 will go on the bottom, and it will go all the way through. You’ll put the provided nut on the back side.
[4:19] Make sure your adjuster is going toward the front of the machine. Once both of your bolts are started, fully tighten the hardware on the top and bottom.
Next we’re going to grab our shifter, our retaining ring, and our two bushings. Then we’ll remove the adjustment screw here and take each bushing. Put a bushing on this side—we’ll go right in by hand without any issue. Then we’ll take a bushing and put it on this side as well.
The bushings will go together. We’ll take it with the threaded nut portion going toward the outside. Slide our shifter right onto the striker. You may have to wiggle it around a little to get it to fully seat.
After that, we’ll take our adjustment nut. We already have our short screws installed. These will be the set screws that will hold the lock nut in place. We already applied the provided blue Loctite, so we’ll just thread this in there like this. You also want to tighten this up until you get it adjusted to where it feels good.
[5:29] Alright, that feels pretty good to me. My pins are lining up good. I’ll go ahead and tighten up all of my set screws here. Again, make sure there’s Loctite on each of them. We’ll take our snap ring with our snap ring pliers. Get that snap ring into place on the groove.
We’ll make sure we put our shifter in this position right here, up against this stop. We’ll line up our linkage and double check to make sure our transmission is in low. One way to tell for sure is make sure your shifter is all the way forward and one click back.
Then we’ll grab our factory shifter and remove this. Remove the hardware and remove it. Then we’ll come down here and line it up. You can use any of the three holes for your linkage. We’re going to use the farthest forward hole on our machine.
[6:52] So we’ll go ahead and start the nut. Tighten the hardware back up. Make sure you get it nice and tight, then we’ll slide our linkage on. But first we want to make sure we take our bushing and slide it into the linkage like that.
Once our shifter is adjusted, make sure it goes into each gear correctly. There is reverse, that’s park, reverse, neutral, low, high, low, and neutral. We’ll go to the linkage and take our washer. Slide it onto the stud. Then take our wave clip and install it, just like that.
[7:57] It looks like our reverse stop is in the right place. We won’t have to make any adjustments to it. There’s neutral, low, and high. It looks like everything is adjusted properly.
Next we’re going to remove the screw out of our handle here. Remove the handle, as well as the set screw and the spring. Remove the set screw and then this will unthread completely. You can remove this clip too, if you’d like. That’s going to make it easier to get your boot back on.
[9:00] After that, what we’ll do is install our boot. But before we do that, we’ll clean our boot up a little bit. We’ll get some lubricant and put it down here. That way it slides down over the handle, just like that. Easy enough!
Then we’ll start reinstalling our handle. First, we’ll take this clip and pop it on, just like that. Take this portion and slide it down. We’ll reinstall our spring and the top portion of our shifter.
Then you can adjust the lower portion to pretty much wherever you want it to be—whatever feels best. If you want a little less distance, you can do that. Just make sure you set it up so that park is all the way forward, then reverse, neutral, low, then high.
[10:30] We’re going to grab this screw. It will keep it from spinning. I recommend that you throw a dab of Loctite on it, just because that won’t hurt anything. We’ll reinstall it right where it came from.
Once all of your hardware is tightened, go through and double check everything. Make sure your shifter is functioning properly. If it’s not adjusted properly, it can cause some issues. For example, if it’s halfway in between a gear and you go to get down on it, that will cause the transmission to not fully be in gear. Everybody’s felt that feeling before, and we don’t like it.
So make sure everything is adjusted. Test it out, just be really easy. Make sure it’s all engaging before you go riding. Then reinstall your seats and your center console.
And there you have it! That’s how super quick and easy it is to install SuperATV’s Quick-Reverse Gated Shifter on this Polaris RZR. For more information on this gated shifter or any of SuperATV’s great products, feel free to give us a call at 855-743-3427 or check us out online at SuperATV.com. Thanks for watching and we’ll catch you next time!
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