All posts by Dirt Wheels

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HOW-TO: Manual Clutch Tips; Making it work ...

Jul 25, 2015Comments off618 Views

Before you begin any clutching mods or repairs on your sport quad, you should run right out and buy a factory service manual for your

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PROJECT ATV: Polaris Scrambler 850

Jul 17, 2015Comments off1104 Views

Project Scrambler 850 We have always liked the Polaris Scrambler line of machines. These rack-less sport 4x4s are super fun to ride and go virtually

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PROJECT ATV: Duncan’s Honda 450R Race...

Jul 09, 2015Comments off746 Views

Score International’s Baja 500 takes place every June across the deserts and over the mountains near Ensenada, Mexico. It’s the hardest desert race to win.

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QUADS OF THE DAKAR RALLY

Jul 09, 2015Comments off550 Views

The Dakar Rally is so absurd it verges on greatness. It is the most extreme off-road adventure in the world, combining speed, danger and fatigue,

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YOUTH ATV SHOOTOUT: POLARIS 50 VS KAWASAKI ...

Jul 07, 2015Comments off721 Views

  If you weren’t able to get the smallest riders in your family their first quad this Christmas, that’s okay. Reading this article may help

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MOTOWORKS MAVERICK – PRO RACING UTV

Jul 05, 2015Comments off795 Views

The UTV racing world looks like a teenage Minnesota girl—all one color, aside from a few freckles. Last year those freckles were few, but now

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HOW-TO: Install a chain

Jun 07, 2015Comments off730 Views

Everyone who owns a chain-driven machine will go through one or two in its life. On 450s and big-bore sport quads, you may go through

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Polaris RZR XP 1000 Turbocharged

May 30, 2015Comments off2611 Views

What could be better than a 107-horsepower RZR 1000? How about a 140-horsepower RZR? In truth, that’s only the beginning. It’s possible to push the

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HOW TO: USE A BEADLOCK

May 24, 2015Comments off792 Views

THE RIGHT WAY Beadlock wheels not only look trick, they serve a purpose. To get maximum traction out of your tires, beadlocks allow you to

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ATV TEST: Yamaha YFZ450R vs. Suzuki LT-R450...

May 19, 2015Comments off1410 Views

Suzuki’s QuadRacer LT-R450 and Yamaha’s YFZ450R took the top two positions in our 2009 450 shootout. Economically priced at $8100 (LT-R) and $8500 (YFZR), both

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SPORT QUAD ALMANAC

May 08, 2015Comments off2618 Views

For every golden age there is an ice age. In sport ATV history, we know that well. Our golden ages have left behind treasures that

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RATH XP 900

May 03, 2015Comments off816 Views

Daryl Rath is one of the legends of ATV racing history. For well over 20 years, Rath has not only been competing on some of