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ULTIMATE SHUTTLE RUN VEHICLE

Down hill mountain biking is a rush. Peddling a bike to the top of a hill is not. After our initial test of the Polaris General Troy Lee edition , we set out to build the ultimate shuttle run vehicle to take to the local mountains. The build was simple using Polaris accessory parts and […]

REPLACE KODIAK LIGHT BULBS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels REPLACE KODIAK LIGHT BULBS Yamaha is designing some of the most reliable and smoothest-riding ATVs lately. There is a 5-year-old Kodiak 700 that works daily on a ranch down the street from our shop that is a perfect example of this. In those years, the machine has primarily been […]

BEST TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST UTV

BEST TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST UTV Getting your first UTV is always a big deal because it signifies growth. Preowned or new? Cash or credit? There are several decisions to make when making this move.   Buying a first UTV is a big deal because it starts your relationship with motor vehicles. When you are in […]

165HP 2-STROKE SKIDOO BECOMES A QUAD

165HP 2-STROKE SKIDOO BECOMES A QUAD When you have time on your hands, a bunch of parts laying around and idea, things get dusty. Check out Grind Hard Plumbing Co’s dirt chucker. Win a free set of KMC tires and wheels by taking the 2021 Dirt Wheels Magazine SURVEY.

POLARIS TELLS YOU WHAT TOOLS & SUPPLIES TO CARRY ON THE TRAIL

POLARIS TELLS YOU WHAT TOOLS & SUPPLIES TO CARRY ON THE TRAIL Evan Schendel, Polaris Marketing Manager goes over in detail what tools and supplies to carry on the trail plus great tips on how to pack them. Trail Talk is a regular series on the Polaris Off-Road YouTube channel covering everything Polaris and beyond. […]

TECH: AXLES

ALL BALLS 8 BALL AXLE UPGRADE Tougher axles for less money  By the staff of Dirt Wheels Axles on modern UTVs are expected to perform and survive under incredible conditions. Without constant-velocity joints in the axle, modern UTV long-travel suspension wouldn’t be possible. As the suspension cycles through its travel, the axles must flex, transfer a lot […]

4 Ways to Customize Your ATV

Nothing equates to the thrill of blazing down rocky paths, mud, dirt, snow, or even ice while riding your ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle). It can be even more enjoyable when your ATV is customized to meet your own personal requirements. With a customized ATV, you experience a deeper sense of pride for your ride. If you’re […]

INSTALLING AN AUTO HEAD UNIT

Motoring enthusiasts know all the advantages of Smartphones and smartphone technologies. They have made it paramount for us to access the virtual world. These units allow you to consistently stay connected to the internet and enjoy your favorite apps. Auto Head units allow you to access apps and other smart features for your leisure, including […]

HONDA PROJECT 300 4×4

**Editors Note-A nostalgic look back at a Honda FourTrax 4×4 Project 4×4 Quad we built. Those of you familiar with Dirt Wheels know that we like to do hop-up projects on quads. We usually are not satisfied with the power and performance of production machines. No matter how good a stock quad is, we like […]

TECH: POLARIS SPORTSMAN CVT BELT CHANGE

Find your mojo again By the staff of Dirt Wheels There was a time when it was fairly rare to replace the CVT drive belt on a 4×4 quad, but now some of these models are very powerful and come with large and aggressive tires. What we need here is some good TECH: to remedy the […]

TECH: 2017 CAN-AM X3 DRY-BREAK INSTALL

Fast and safe fuel By the staff of Dirt Wheels TECH: We recently caught up with Best in the Desert race series competitor Rick Smith who has been racing a 2017 Can-Am X3 with some light modifications suited for racing. While competing in the 2020 Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada, Rick explained he lost a […]