If you have the need for speed, these products have got you covered
When Yamaha jumped into the pure Sport UTV scene, we all knew it was going to be good and different from everything else on the market at the time. But what if you wanted to make your Yamaha YXZ1000R faster? We can help.
When it unveiled the YXZ1000R, it brought back memories of the Yamaha Banshee back in late 1986. It made sense to go with a big triple-cylinder powerplant as Yamaha already had an amazing engine in its snowmobile lineup and the YXZ did not disappoint.
So jump ahead to today and there are lots of YXZs rolling off showroom floors and onto the trails and dunes. Owners are loving the shifting and handling of the machine and it’s already proving itself in competition. But let’s face it – Sport UTV riders are all about speed … hot, nasty, bad-to-the-bone speed. The good news is that if you want to make the Yamaha YXZ1000R faster, there are plenty of ways to do just that.
Yamaha YXZ1000R Weller Racing “Bolt On” Turbo Kit
Turbos are the rage right now and the YXZ screams for one. Luckily the folks at Weller Racing know a thing or two about how to make Yamahas faster than fast. Weller Racing has tons of race wins and championships to back it up. This kit has everything you’ll need to get a significant boost of power – a claimed 65% over stock. The best part, all the engineering is done for you. You just need a few hand tools and a few hours of time as the kit is all bolt on and roll. You’ll be blowing your buddy’s doors off in no time. Check out the Weller Racing Turbo Kit here.
Dubach Racing NS-4 Stainless/Carbon Slip On Exhaust
Dr. D, Doug Dubach, has been in the testing and development side of the game for decades. He knows how the machines work and how to get more power from them. A bolt-on exhaust system is a quick way to unleash some more ponies from your YXZ, and make it sound a little cooler in the process. Pick up a Dubach Racing NS-4 Slip On Exhaust here.
Packard Performance Stage 1 Engine
If you really want to make your Yamaha YXZ1000R faster, Packard Performance takes things up a notch. This is not a simple bolt-on performance upgrade, but with its Stage 1 Engine build, Packard performance boasts 250 horsepower. And yes, it goes up from there. The Packard Stage 3 engine build boasts a ridiculous 500 horsepower! Do you need to be the top dog? If so, you might want to look into Packard. More information can be found here.
Big Gun TFI Power Box EFI Tuner
Looking for something simple that can instantly boost power and performance? The Big Gun Power Box EFI Tuner is it. It bolts on in minutes, doesn’t interfere with anything and allows you to up the ante of your YXZ. This works very well with an exhaust system. Pick one up for yourself right here.
S&B Filters Particle Separator Air Filter
It may not be the sexy pick, but clean air is a huge boost to performance, especially if you ride in dusty conditions. Think about it: dust clogs up your air filter, making your engine work harder to produce power. If the engine is working harder, then it isn’t making power you can use. This system keeps clean air going into your engine so you get the maximum performance you can get.