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HOW-TO: Expert Maintenance Tips

Jul 01, 2015Comments off366 Views

The snow is beginning to melt, the flowers are blooming, and the birds are chirping. Spring is finally here, and, for most Dirt Wheels readers,


HOW-TO: Install a Twist Throttle

Jun 11, 2015Comments off388 Views

The thumb throttle that comes stock on ATVs can be very tiresome on long rides. We experienced that under racing conditions or on long trail

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HOW-TO: Install a chain

Jun 07, 2015Comments off678 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


HOW-TO: Install an ATV Axle

May 29, 2015Comments off391 Views

During the making of our project Raptor 734 that we featured in last month’s issue (June 2012), we gathered parts to widen it up and



May 24, 2015Comments off700 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


HOW-TO: Tune your suspension

May 21, 2015Comments off477 Views

Every ATV currently being sold by a reputable manufacturer has shock absorbers. It’s how they isolate rough terrain from the rider, and it’s perhaps the


HOW-TO: Align your ATV

May 20, 2015Comments off690 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


HOW-TO: Change Clutch Plates

May 01, 2015Comments off491 Views

We’ve all done it. You’re on that tight, technical trail, slipping the clutch on a hill-climb, and then a nasty, thick smell rises up from


Installing a new seat cover: How-To plus Bu...

Apr 16, 2015Comments off703 Views

Subscribe Here ATV seats come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common—they are always used every time you ride



Apr 04, 2015Comments off1086 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

The Polaris Ranger crew was one of the first and is one of the best multi-passenger UTVs. The only downside is that it has an engine designed for a much lighter, single-passenger quad. It would be nearly impossible to get the same horsepower gains with a big-bore kit and cams as you can by bolting on a supercharger.

Pro Charger Supercharger: HOW-TO

Apr 02, 2015Comments off873 Views

  Man’s everlasting search for horsepower is pretty common in the ATV and UTV world. We need horsepower to race against our buddies on the


HOW TO: Avoid & fix flat tires; Produc...

Mar 30, 2015Comments off721 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