When we first laid eyes on Can-Am’s new Maverick X3 there were 15 things we thought were far from normal. HERE is the article that spells those out. After trail riding and racing the X3 for 8 months we have come up with a handfull more areas that need attention. We have put together a list of the first five products you will need to add to your Maverick X3 to keep it running in tip top shape for years to come with the help of Assault Industries and S3 Power Sports. The parts will fit any 2017 or 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 Vehicles.
No matter what brand you drive, if your car has radius rods, you need them to be stronger than stock. OEM rods are OK for going in a straight line and over small bumps. However, it’s the mistakes that usually take them out. Landing hard off a jump on one rear tire or slamming hard into a steep berm will bend any of the stockers. Even worse, a bent radius rod could lead to a bent trailing arm or a bent or broken shock eyelet. We show you how to replace a broken shock eyelet HERE.
Assault Industries has a variety of radius rods for the Can-Am Maverick X3 including Barrel style and Turret style rods for both the wide or standard X3 models. The Barrel rods start at $499.99 and $529.99 for the wider X3. Add $30 for the gold color and $50-$60 for the Turret style X3 radius rods. Contact: https://assaultind.com or call (714) 799-6711.
Both Polaris and Can-Am try to pass off small V-Shaped quarter doors even on their top of the line models. They are better than nothing but not much. Assault has a cool door skin that bolts right to the stock door frame retaining the OEM hinges and latch. The skin is made of angular aluminum that has been bent and welded for rigidity and strength. Installation is simple with no drilling required. Cost is $699.99 per pair and they are only available for the two-seater at this time. Contact: https://assaultind.com or call (714) 799-6711.
S3 Power Sports labels this as their pull plate. It’s not a tow hook point and we feel it is only to be used in an emergency. However, the plate itself is a great strengthening point for this car and it comes with a lifetime structural warranty. Both Assault ($179.99) and S3 offer similar products. The S3 Power Sports Can-Am Maverick X3 Pull Plate sells for $109.95. Contact: https://s3powersports.com or call (855) 221-7097
You can strengthen the front of your Can-Am Maverick X3 with the heavy duty steel, S3 Power Sports bulkhead wich also increases rigidity of your frame and suspension components. Internal bracing adds frontal impact resistance as well and the 100% bolt-on design provides a much stronger foundation for aftermarket bumper mounting all for $249.95. Contact: https://s3powersports.com or call (855) 221-7097
The stock suspension mounting points are made of surprisingly thin metal that we have seen hog out quickly. S3 has a complete fix for that in the gusset kit. The plate steel pieces provide strong double shear mounting points for the upper and lower A-arms. The laser-cut, CNC bent 7 gauge steel includes a lifetime structural warranty and can be powder coated in a variety of colors starting at $299.95. The rear mounting points need to be upgraded as well but we have yet to see a bolt on fix for that. Contact: https://s3powersports.com or call (855) 221-7097