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I've had my UTV for a few years it's mostly used a tool but also as a toy to just get out sightseeing in the woods and pastures.
These UTV's and ATV's are handy vehicles to get into a lot of places.
I just did a modification that really makes mine much nicer in the winter,
I had added a soft cab which stops a bit of the wind and slows down the rest which made it more comfortable in colder weather
but it was still cold.
I added a heater the other day what a difference that makes, the other day I was up in the woods with my nephew as he was doing some logging just to be around in the off chance of something going wrong. It was down in the low 20's outside but around 50 inside the soft cab.
I put in a chinese diesel fired air heater just a bit over $100. I have ordered some longer heat ducts now that I know it will work. It worked while parked and when driving in the woods and on the road while going back to my house at 35 mph.

My UTV, she is a large one will seat 3 across easily and 800cc twin for power.
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Outside view with soft cab,
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inside view with soft cab,
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Heater ducts just tucked in from the outside, (I've got longer ducts ordered)
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the heater,
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This is the heater I got;
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Does it use a name brand drive-train? I have always worries about long terms parts availability with a "no-name" side by side. I am guessing it uses some generic Chinese knock-off drive-line.
 

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Sounds as if fuel system is loosing its prime. could be a bad o-ring in the fuel system. you can stroke the manual lift pump 5 or 6 times if it cranks(runs) that your problem. sometimes a o-ring goes bad and let fuel run back to the tank. Sometimes it will let air in with out a visable sign of fuel leak. It could be a bad manual lift pump which is a 2 bolt 2 fuel clamp fix.
 

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I bought a JD Gator 855 Diesel 5 years ago Great machine use it almost every day never any issue. In September we were gone for 8 days. Went to use it and would not start. Turned over good new battery this spring. Gave it a very small shot of starting fluid fired right off and started great all day. Next morning same thing no start. Filters all clean and free of dust. Still requires a shot of starting fluid each morning. Fuel is fresh. Anyone have idea what to check? I hate using starting fluid in any engine unless last resort
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I bought a JD Gator 855 Diesel 5 years ago Great machine use it almost every day never any issue. In September we were gone for 8 days. Went to use it and would not start. Turned over good new battery this spring. Gave it a very small shot of starting fluid fired right off and started great all day. Next morning same thing no start. Filters all clean and free of dust. Still requires a shot of starting fluid each morning. Fuel is fresh. Anyone have idea what to check? I hate using starting fluid in any engine unless last resort
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I think you have a leak in the fuel system some place, it is getting air in the line and can’t suck the fuel back up and pressurize. When it starts with the starter fluid it lets it get going. Had an old ford truck, did the same thing. Water separator had an air leak. Never saw fuel leak out but it allowed the fuel to siphon back into the tank over night.
 

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If you have one you can never do without it again. Just sold my slow Trans-mule 3010 and got the CF Moto U force 1000xl . So far a great and powerful machine.
I had a 2002 Mule, 2510 I think it was, it was great until the spindle gear I think it was broke in the rear end, knocked a hole in the housing. The housing cost about $1,000, not including what was broke inside. They were notorious for this happening. I bought a 2020 Kubota RTV900. Not a screamer but Im to old to go fast, I check and or feed cows every day with it. it is great.
 

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I think you have a leak in the fuel system some place, it is getting air in the line and can’t suck the fuel back up and pressurize. When it starts with the starter fluid it lets it get going. Had an old ford truck, did the same thing. Water separator had an air leak. Never saw fuel leak out but it allowed the fuel to siphon back into the tank over night.
 
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