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41 EXPERT TECH TIPS you need to know!

41 EXPERT TECH TIPS you need to know! 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 knowledge. When we work on quads or get ready to ride, each of us uses his private collection of secret techniques, tips, […]

GEAR GRINDER: WEEKLY PRODUCT REPORT

GEAR GRINDER: WEEKLY PRODUCT REPORT We get a lot of gear and cool products to test every month so we can inform our readers of what’s new and useful in the market. This week we got a few great offerings from Warn, Ogio, O’neal, and an awesome cooler from Pelican. We are currently working on […]

PROJECT POLARIS RZR UPDATE #1

We are taking a 2019 Polaris RZR XP Turbo S Velocity and upgrading it to handle the abuse of rock crawling and desert driving. Parts from companies like BFD Off-Road, WARN, Assault Ind. and more are finding their home on this impressive build.

WHERE IS THE ALL-NEW HONDA TRX450R?!

Take our 2021 readers survey for a chance to fin free tires and wheels.   WHERE IS THE ALL-NEW HONDA TRX450R?! We can’t hide the truth. Our beloved sport ATV market has been taken over by roll cage-equipped machines. Do we want to stick our noses up at the UTV market? Of course not! Those […]

MOTION PRO TRI-DRIVE MINI-HANDLE

MOTION PRO-TRI-DRIVE MINI-HANDLE We wrench consistently here at Dirt Wheels. Whether it’s changing out a set of wheels and tires for a test, or tearing a whole machine down and installing the industry’s best aftermarket upgrades. It isn’t too often that we find a tool that we value far more than most others in our […]

HOW TO: CHOOSE SKID PLATES

Picking the right protection for your machine can be a difficult task. We install aftermarket skid plates on most machines that we receive to ensure the frame and suspension components don’t get heavily damaged by rocks, roots, and other trail debris.

RAPTOR 700 4×4

RAPTOR 700 4×4 It was only15 years ago, that there was an epic boom period in ATV history. 2003 was when the rise of high-performance four-stroke quads began. One after another, the manufacturers were releasing their incredible 450s that were so much better than the sport quads we rode before. They were fast, handled well, […]

CUSTOM BANSHEE BUILD

CUSTOM BANSHEE BUILD How many twin-cylinder, two-stroke quads has there ever been? The Banshee is the only one. Yamaha caught the world totally off-guard when they came out with this unique machine back in 1987. No other ATV manufacturer was willing to compete with Yamaha’s Banshee, so it remained in a class by itself for […]

BANSHEE SPOTTERS GUIDE

BANSHEE SPOTTERS GUIDE So, what year Banshee do you own? Perhaps you can get an idea by its colors and this chart shows them all. Which year model Banshee looked the best? Was it the classic red and white of the very first year in 1987? Or perhaps the bold Team Yamaha blue colors of […]

SEAL SAVERS CV COVERS

SEAL SAVERS CV COVERS When you operate your machine in harsh conditions, such as mud, rocks, and heavy dust, these elements can cause premature wear on moving parts. SealSavers has jumped into the UTV market with their Coil Savers and CV Savers. The Coil Savers wrap around the coil springs of your shocks to prevent […]