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PROJECT RAPTOR 250; Transforming the cost-e...

Apr 26, 2015Comments off99 Views

  The Yamaha Raptor 250 was one of the top five selling sport ATVs in 2008. With its low retail cost of $4199, it will

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HOW TO REBUILD CARBS

Apr 04, 2015Comments off868 Views

If your ATV ran when you parked it but refuses to pop when you finally decide to ride it again, chances are the carburetor is

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HOW TO DRIVE FAST IN THE WOODS

Apr 03, 2015Comments off500 Views

Remember how you felt before your first roller-coaster ride? Waiting in line, you tell your friends you aren’t nervous as the butterflies flutter inside. A

HOW-TO: Install a chain

Apr 01, 2015Comments off337 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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HOW TO: Avoid & fix flat tires; Produc...

Mar 30, 2015Comments off393 Views

No matter if you are in the middle of race or on a long trail ride, a flat tire is a hassle. In racing, a

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Shootout: Yamaha YFZ450R vs. Suzuki LT-R450

Mar 24, 2015Comments off696 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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PROJECT KFX450: A bigger bore, pipe, and s...

Mar 22, 2015Comments off501 Views

A bigger bore, pipe, and suspension rebuild As Captain Kirk used to say, “Scotty, we need more power!.” Like Kirk, ATV performance riders are always

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Project Kingquad 750: Accessorizing the big...

Mar 22, 2015Comments off825 Views

Since our latest big-bore 4×4 shootout was published, we received a pile letters asking why we didn’t include Suzuki’s KingQuad 750 in that test. Unfortunately

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HOW-TO:Install a graphics kit on your ATV

Mar 21, 2015Comments off505 Views

Have you noticed that quads are covered in plastic, but we ride them in hard, scratchy dirt and mud? If you have, then no doubt

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DS450 REVIVAL

Mar 20, 2015Comments off554 Views

You can find a ton of good deals on used ATVs out there. Some are in near-showroom condition; these will command the highest asking price.

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Project Honda 700XX

Mar 01, 2015Comments off781 Views

Honda’s 700XX is a beast. It’s hard to compare this monster to anything else on the planet. It has lots of ponies and more than

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RANGER XP900 PROJECT

Feb 26, 2015Comments off273 Views

From the first time we drove the Polaris Ranger over 10 years ago, we were in love with it. Even as a 500, it was