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By the staff of Dirt Wheels TRACTION ACTION WITH OBER AVENT KNOBS It’s been years since any company has introduced a new tire that’s not only good for Joe Public, the trail rider, but also come up with a tire that is race-proven and used by race-winning drivers.  Meet the Obor Advent Knobby Knobs. It’s […]

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 […]

SUPERATV DOOR INSERTS

By Ray Gibbs and the staff of Dirt Wheels We approve of the current trend to fill in the openings in stock quarter doors rather than replace the entire door. In most cases, we like the operation, look, fit, and finish of the stock door. Our desire was to keep the gap filled, to keep […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION:SUPER ATV POLYCARBONATE ROOF

By Ray Gibbs and the staff of Dirt Wheels SUPER ATV POLYCARBONATE ROOF When it comes to UTV roofs, we know two things: there are a confusing number of options, and we love having one. A friend was looking for a roof for his RZR Pro XP two-seater, so we suggested the SuperATV see-through, tinted […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: ROCK-ON PROTECTION

Protection from your own roost By the staff of Dirt Wheels ROCK ON PROTECTION They go by the name “mud flaps,” but they have very little to do with mud. The flaps are actually roost guards, and, again, they are not for what you think. They are not there to prevent your roost from hitting the […]

PRO DESIGN COOL HEADS|

  Let Cooler Heads prevail… Pro Design Cool Heads is one of the most popular engine mod­ifications seen on the pro racing cir­cuit. Cham­pionship motocross and TT riders Gary Denton, Tim Farr, Doug Gust, and Shane Hitt, as well as cross-country aces Barry Hawk, Chad Du­vall, and Banshee-mounted Kim Kuhn­le, have all won races using […]

SECTOR SEVEN NAVIGATOR MIRRORS

Sector Seven came onto the market with a unique, lighted side-view mirror product that’s built in the U.S. and turned a few heads for sure. The mirrors worked great by aiming two panels of LEDs straight ahead and slightly to the side of your machine. For comparison, they were brighter than our stock headlights on […]

PRODUCT TEST:

Making it easy By the staff of Dirt Wheels PJ1 FILTER OIL While it isn’t really that gross of a task, we rate the fun factor of cleaning air filters right at the level of changing poopy diapers. These diapers don’t take as long. In our eternal search for ways to make air filter maintenance easier, […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: ASSAULT INDUSTRIES DEVICE HOLDER

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ASSAULT INDUSTRIES DEVICE HOLDER For explorers, your smartphone has the benefits of a camera and now great tracking and GPS map apps. However, quickly accessing your device on the trail is a hassle when sitting down strapped into your seat belts and harnesses. Just like how Assault Industries fixes […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: YAMALUBE YAMACLEAN PRO-WASH SPRAY

More clean, less work By the staff of Dirt Wheels Many UTV and ATV enthusiasts are as proud of their machines’ appearance as any vehicle owner. The difference is, we ride in the dirt, which means our machines need washing more often, and cleaning them is more challenging. Yamalube’s Yamaclean Pro-Wash spray is designed to clean […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: TUSK 20-FOOT UTV TOW STRAP

Get your friends back to the trailhead By the staff of Dirt Wheels If we are driving a UTV any farther than we can easily walk back, we make sure we’re prepared for the trip. Ideally, that means traveling with at least one other reliable machine in good condition. At the very least we carry the […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: CST APACHE A/T TIRE

Digging the desert By the staff of Dirt Wheels According to EveryCulture.com, the homeland of the Apaches was a vast region stretching from what is now central Arizona in the west to present-day central and south Texas in the east, and from northern Mexico in the south to the high plains of what became eastern Colorado […]