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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 […]

Polaris 2-Stroke rebuild

Polaris 2-Stroke Rebuild One of the advantages that a two-stroke has over a four-stroke is that it generally produces more horsepower per cc. Because of their increased wear and tear, two-stroke quad en­gines require more reg­ular maintenance and replacement of the top-end components than their four-stroke counterparts. The good news is that because you are […]

TECH: HONDA TRX450

What parts are worth what power By the staff of Dirt Wheels TECH: HONDA TRX450 A few years ago Dirt Wheels did a story on an owner-built Honda TRX450 owned by a life-long quad fan named Daniel Gonzalez. Gonzalez was so pleased with the build that he took every opportunity to wear the knobs off of […]

BOYESEN TRX450R SUPERCOOLER KIT

PRODUCT EVALUATION: BOYESEN TRX450R SUPERCOOLER KIT By Daniel Gonzalez BOYESEN TRX450R SUPERCOOLER Boyesen has been a front runner in the off-road motorcycle and ATV industry since 1972. Eyvind Boyesen advanced reed-induction technology for two-stroke motors. The name Boyesen soon became a staple for performance on and off the racetrack. Boyesen is known for creating more […]