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FIX-IT: How-To Rebuild a Carburetor

Sep 23, 2016Comments off7967 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 off938 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

The clear advantage sheild is a transparent visor extension that can be handy in bad weather, or even if it's raining mud. Buy them at www.frankind.com

Goggle setup tips and advice

Sep 09, 2016Comments off811 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. 
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FIX-IT: How-To Install new brake lines and ...

Sep 09, 2016Comments off2881 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 off2272 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

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

Aug 12, 2016Comments off2187 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

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 off1602 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

Areas of the country that have enough water to grow trees this close together also have enough rain to make mud. A quad’s handlebar doesn’t stick out past the wheels, so why run handguards? They protect the hands, keep your hands warmer and drier, keep mud off the grips, and the full-wrap aluminum sort of also protects the controls from damage. The fluffy cover for the front bumper may not look cool, but material that shakes will shed mud, and this material also keeps mud off the radiator, and that is critical for cooling.

FIX-IT-FRIDAY: How-to setup your machine fo...

Jul 08, 2016Comments off692 Views

There is a saying that smart people don’t always learn from their mistakes. Most of the time they learn from the mistakes of others. You

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HOW-TO: Install an exhaust and programmer o...

Jul 01, 2016Comments off1826 Views

Since Yamaha released their 2016 Grizzly 700 and Kodiak 700, aftermarket manufacturers have been producing new products for the machine. We wanted to show you

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 off1830 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 off2019 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 off4897 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