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2012 4X4 BUYER’S GUIDE

ARCTIC CAT 1000i GT ($11,999)Once known as the Thundercat, the 1000i GT is the flagship of the Arctic Cat recreation line. It has a massive V-twin motor turning a CV transmission with on-the-fly 4WD and diff-lock. It’s only available in the GT version, which means it has power steering, aluminum wheels, Maxxis Bighorn tires and […]

BUYER’S GUIDE: BUDGET SPORT & UTILITY TRAIL TIRES

New rubber for $100 and under. For typical trail tires, the sizes run from 20×10-9 in the rear to 21 or 22×7-10 up front for sport quads. This spec is what comes stock on nearly every quad except, of course, the track-ready machines like Suzuki’s LT-R450, KTM’s SX machines and Can-Am’s DS450XMX. On the utility […]

BUYER’S•GUIDE: ATV/UTV SNOW TRACKS; Go into the snow

Most ATVs can travel on virtually any surface; dirt, rocks, mud, sand, snow. That’s why they are called All Terrain Vehicles. However, some mud and snow surfaces are too wet or deep for a standard ATV to tread over. That’s why several companies have developed snow tracks for today’s ATVs and UTVs. We have gathered […]