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We picked up a rear rack from D&P Performance and four M2 Wake pods, two M2 subwoofers, a Punch head unit, two T500X16R and one T400X4AD amplifiers from Rockford Fosgate audio. We had custom subwoofer boxes made to fit in the cargo bed from Metro Sound in Huntington Beach, California.

HOW-TO: Install a sound system in your UTV

Apr 25, 2016Comments off1414 Views

One of the most unnecessary but most enjoyable upgrades you can make to your UTV might be a sound system. Nowadays with streaming music, huge

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HOW-TO: Ride rocks, hills, ruts and more on...

Apr 11, 2016Comments off1425 Views

From time to time we bring you tips from pro riders on how to set up your quad and go fast on a track. We

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High Performance Tuning Tips for your CVT C...

Jan 11, 2016Comments off4057 Views

We love our continuously variable transmissions. Mr. CVT, if that was his name, invented a marvelously simple and effective way of transmitting power to the

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HOW-TO: Restore your old plastics

Dec 30, 2015Comments off4211 Views

When you see a shiny ATV in the showroom, it’s like love at first sight. The light gleaming off the carefully sculpted curves of the

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HOW-TO: Change Clutch Plates

Dec 12, 2015Comments off3237 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

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HOW-TO: Turn your ATV into a drag racer

Dec 03, 2015Comments off5272 Views

In recent issues Dirt Wheels has tantalized readers with race reports and photos about the exciting sport of ATV sand drag track racing—sanctioned drag races

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5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR QUAD FASTER! The pros t...

Dec 01, 2015Comments off6144 Views

When it comes to upgrading your ATV, there is always the question of where to start. Your riding style and the type of terrain you

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HOW-TO: Install an ATV Axle

Nov 16, 2015Comments off3694 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

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HOW-TO: Ride in the mud and prep your machi...

Nov 15, 2015Comments off1904 Views

Mud is more than just dirt and water. Mud is an attitude, a way of life and a fascinating subculture. There are ATV riders who

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HOW-TO: Prep for your next ride

Nov 13, 2015Comments off1699 Views

Riding is the fun part; the work that allows you to ride successfully, not so much. But you don’t have to spend hours in the

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HOW-TO: Install a Cam Shaft

Nov 05, 2015Comments off2399 Views

Building engines is a fun thing—tough, but fun. We have assembled and tuned many motors here at Dirt Wheels, whether it be with a shop’s

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HOW-TO: Turn your quad into a flat track ra...

Oct 30, 2015Comments off4481 Views

In the spring and fall months, desert, MX and XC racing dominate the headlines. However, when summer rolls around and temperatures rise up, these guys