Moss Magnuson Act provides that a manufacturer cannot void a warranty based solely on a modification, unless that modification can be shown be the cause for failure. For instance, putting bigger tires on a UTV can and will void a warranty claim towards anything in the drivetrain, but not in non-related parts. Changing the axle or any such thing wouldn't affect the warranty unless that can be shown to cause the warranted problem.
Many dealers try to say a warranty is voided completely, but that is against federal law. Problem is, many don't have the money to hire a lawyer and fight the dealer and corporation over a $500 repair.
Changing the SLD will affect the diff, axle, cv and driveline warranty, but shouldn't have an effect on the engine or chassis.Talk with your dealer in advance, find out their opinon, they are the ones that will relay info to AC.
I will say, Arctic Cat strongly advises dealers to not modify or endorse modification of machines, but that is to keep the lawyers happy. There are dealers out there that do modify machines, usually under a seperate business name... I can name a few (ahem, don't look at my profile pic okay) such as Wildcat Willys.
Arctic Cat Prowler Desert Race XTZ: ITP BajaCross tires on ITP Beadlocks, Beard Super TZ Seats, Crowe 5pt harnesses, King Off-Road Racing Shocks, Custom Racing Chassis with 7 inch longer wheelbase, +5 Suspension set at 16 Front and 17 inches Rear inches travel, UTVINC did the tube bending
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