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FIX-IT: How-To Reface your ride with new bo...

Oct 14, 2016Comments off1718 Views

When purchasing a used ATV, most of the time the bodywork is scratched, sun-faded, cracked or broken from the previous owner. These blemishes can happen

3) The complete removal and inspection of your swingarm should be done annually for trail riders and monthly for racers.

FIX-IT: How-To Replace Swingarm Bearings

Oct 07, 2016Comments off1107 Views

Regular maintenance of your ATV is important. Oil and filter changes are key for routine procedures, but there is more to keeping your quad in


FIX-IT: How-To Rebuild a Carburetor

Sep 23, 2016Comments off4870 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

Your battery can’t talk to you, but it does have ways to let you know when it’s unhappy. Don’t expect lightning bolts and neon signs, just silence when you press the button.

FIX-IT: How-To maintain your battery

Sep 16, 2016Comments off361 Views

Yes, we all love the miracle of the button and its gift of life. There’s a pure sense of satisfaction that goes down to your

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Goggle setup tips and advice

Sep 09, 2016Comments off569 Views

If you could have any superpower, what would benefit ATV riding the most? Not strength – little skinny guys beat big riders all the time.

STEP 1: Decide where you are going to start, whether it be the front left or right or at the rear. For the front you will have to remove the wheels and set them out of the way. 

FIX-IT: How-To Install new brake lines and ...

Sep 09, 2016Comments off1910 Views

When it comes to stopping your machine you need to have good brakes that work properly. In this how-to, we will show you how to

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FIX-IT: How-To Repack your muffler

Sep 02, 2016Comments off1429 Views

Aftermarket exhausts increase the performance of your machine and make it sound more aggressive. After 20 to 30 hours of riding, four-stroke muffler packing starts


FIX-IT: How-to Widen your ATV

Aug 26, 2016Comments off3853 Views

Great handling and stability are key in ATV racing and riding, but we can’t all afford top-notch equipment for our machines. Over the years, the


FIX IT: How-To Align your ATV

Aug 19, 2016Comments off7006 Views

Making your quad faster is easy. Just bring money. There are endless tips on how to make your motor stronger, your suspension better and your


FIX IT: 41 EXPERT Tech tips you need to kno...

Aug 12, 2016Comments off1074 Views

Everyone here at Dirt Wheels has a secret collection. We’re not talking about comic books, Pokemon cards or Barbie dolls—at least not here. We’re talking


FIX-IT: How-To grease ball joints and A-arm...

Aug 05, 2016Comments off899 Views

In the earlier days of the ATV, most A-arms and ball joints didn’t come with an ability to quickly maintain and grease the parts. Over

This is where a good suspension setup is key, and my Fox shocks are some top-notch bolt-on technology. I have entered the square-edged whoop/hole. You must accelerate through the obstacle rather than letting off. By accelerating through, you force the machine to move forward rather than kick up the rear like the hole wants to throw you. I am up over the front of the quad for several reasons. First, the rear suspension has enough to handle here without any additional weight over it. Second, this riding position lets you use your strength to its best effect to soak up the impact. Plus, if the rear starts to deflect, I can quickly shift as much weight backwards as possible. This technique is called rowing the machine. You want to counteract whatever the quad is trying to do.

HOW-TO-RIDE: Make time in whoop turns

Jul 12, 2016Comments off825 Views

Statistically speaking, very few ATV owners choose to race their machines in organized competition. Most don’t care whether any organization officially recognizes them as a