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I found the following:

1. Rear control arm bushings - 8 exposed zerk fittings at the frame pivots
2. Rear stabilizer bar bushings - 2, they are not as obvious, but there when you look for them
3. Prop shaft slide - 1 - easy to see when the shaft is at the right orientation and you are lying on the ground

The manual lists some that I have not been able to locate, or they do not have easily-recognized fittings:

4. Front A-arm bushings - assumed 4 - is there a cap, or does one remove the bolts?
5. Tie rod bushings - assumed 2 - it looks like a typical sealed type
6. Ball joint boot - assumed 2 - likewise appears to be a sealed unit

For neatness and protection, I purchased the little rubber zerk fitting caps for the fittings I found. They also fit the brake bleed fittings.

I would love to have your guidance about the elusive fittings!

Matt B
 

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4. front a-arm is 1 per side. there is only the lower arm(struts for upper mount) and there is only 1 pivot point on the frame. the fitting should be in the top middle of that very wide single pivot. I found the front a-arms to make the single biggest difference in ride quality on mine when properly greased.
not sure about the other 2 but I can investigate them.
 

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I found the A-arm zerks based on your information. I thought they would be at the ends. They are at about 45 degrees from vertical at the center of the tubes. I had to wiggle back and forth a little to see around the CV axle and tie rod.

Any more hints about the tie rod bushings or ball joints?

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They don't ordinarily put zerks on the ball joints any more. If they did they should be somewhere around the bottom of the strut mount, probably on the back side. I will try to remember to look at my '06 Sportsman next time I go to the garage.
Polaris doesn't put zerks on the tie rods. All you have to do is pull the rubber cover back and squirt some in there and squish it around.
 

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yeah ball joints and outer tie rod ends are sealed. I did not remove the boots on the inner tie rods(rack end) to verify those though.
 
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