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TROUBLESHOOTING & FIXING AN OLDER QUAD

Feb 14, 2017Comments off366 Views

without spending much money. Boss McKannick to the rescue! Dear Boss, I have a 1996 Arctic Cat Bearcat 450. It only goes 30 mph at

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU TURN OVER YOUR UTV

Jan 31, 2017Comments off732 Views

“Don’t release your seatbelt until I get out,” says the guy on the bottom. In other words, he doesn’t want to be pinned in by

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GOOD GREASE vs. BAD GREASE FOR YOUR UTV

Jan 30, 2017Comments off453 Views

Tech tips on what you need to know as explained by Boss McKannick Dear Boss, I just finished repacking the CV joints of my car,

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FIX-IT: How-to Widen your ATV

Jan 27, 2017Comments off5331 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

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FIX IT: How-To Align your ATV

Jan 13, 2017Comments off10077 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

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SERVICE TIPS: Between ride maintenance on a...

Dec 30, 2016Comments off1038 Views

Keeping your sport quad in tip-top shape is something that we should all do; jobs like washing your ATV, changing your oil, changing your oil

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

Dec 23, 2016Comments off1852 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

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FIX-IT: Avoid & fix flat tires; Produc...

Dec 16, 2016Comments off7031 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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FIX IT: How-to Install a chain

Dec 09, 2016Comments off2640 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: Mount Tires on Beadlock Rims

Dec 07, 2016Comments off3431 Views

When upgrading the wheel and tire combo for your ATV or UTV, you have many options to choose from with styles, colors, and beadlock or

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HOW-TO: Install a graphics kit on your ATV

Dec 02, 2016Comments off3600 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

When you are breaking in a belt, you want to avoid hard throttle applications and full-load situations like this.

FIX IT: CVT belt tips and what breaks them

Nov 18, 2016Comments off1740 Views

Dirt Wheels spends a lot of hours and miles in CVT (continuously variable transmission)-powered vehicles every year. As CVT-powered ATVs and UTVs have proliferated, knowledge