Honda Talon

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Everything Talon! Who has one? Are they good? Any upgrades needed? Is there a spot for a radio and coms with headsets? Where can I fit a Lowrance in it? What’s the aftermarket for add on’s like? Is the geared transmission better then a belt?
 

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Everything Talon! Who has one? Are they good? Any upgrades needed? Is there a spot for a radio and coms with headsets? Where can I fit a Lowrance in it? What’s the aftermarket for add on’s like? Is the geared transmission better then a belt?

I've driven one. They are really fun. Love having a real transmission. The Fox live valve stuff is really cool. Here's a link for all your aftermarket needs.

 

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I have one and love it. Love having a real transmission. Its not a rocket ship but plenty fast enough to have fun. Rides a little stiff in stock form but hanging a 32" spare off the back fixed that. Haven't had a chance to add many upgrades yet though.
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Scott

I Have been looking at the Talon also. I hate belts so the Talon is appealing.

some research says if you are going to go with 32” you need to upgrade the steering box.

Rugged Radio makes a kit for comes for the Talon.

We may get one before San Felipe pre run.

Mike
 

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Well here is the skinny.... I can tell you on Monday. My company monitors 2500 dealers nationwide and we have over 55 million access records. We are doing a study on what UTV's come in for repair versus service. We did this for utility UTV's last week and Polaris was at the bottom by a LARGE margin and Honda's were at the top by a large margin... Honda's come in for service and Polaris comes in for repair.

I have a Talon, YXZ and RZR.. I like the Talon a lot. We do not see many problems from them at all.. The only quirk we have seen is in the live valve suspension. There is a TSB (we produced it) that if the Battery or System voltage drops too low it will put the suspension in LIMP mode and setting it to full stiff. You will need the little 75.00 jumper to reset the code or take is back to the dealership to have them reset it.. Honda cannot tell me the threshold of what is too low of voltage. I know that in some cases parking your Talon and leaving the stereo or lights on for too long will cause this. The car will still start but it's too late. So if you buy a live valve buy the 75.00 jumper tool and toss it in the glove box...

I mounted a radio in the glove box and GPS on the cage.

Also to the guy above and your front diff seal. if it is the drivers side blowing, the vent is not the problem..The user might be installing the seal backwards (yes that's a thing) or the diff has a machining issue (yes that's a thing too) have him take it to another dealer for inspection (Honda knows about some of this)

Also if you are buying the two seater we make a great cage for them and can ship them from Vegas.. hit me up for some pricing..
Honda Talon Roll Cage with Aluminum Roof, Bumper with cover, and FREE shipping! we also make these little guards for the sensors. If you knock off one of those sensors you will also be in limp mode


feel free to ask anything
 

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if everything goes well next year im gonna sell my quad and make the switch to sxs

a Wildcat XX, Kawi KRX or a Honda Talon im considering, but the Wildcat i like more
 

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RaceCo! Call Jamie he is building really nice Talon products.
 

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I have a 2019 Honda Talon R that I race and have zero complaints about. The 6 speed transmission more than makes up for its lack of HP vs other brands. I've been doing a pretty good job of kicking ass at the track in my class with just a few upgrades to the steering and suspension. I'm still running a bone stock motor with an HMF exhaust and an off the shelf PwrTune engine tune against highly modified po-po's and Yamaha's and have no problem beating them.

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Slowpoke, do you have a build thread on it anywhere?

 

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me too, ( sell bike get a caged car thats easy to deal with)that way i can race a 4 wheel caged car at Plaster city, i raced that d38 monster mash race💀im too old , made wrong line choice in mud hills, missed chk 2, hot, outta shape, im over it,sxs looked Fun
 
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