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PROJECT HIGH LIFTER: HONDA 355cc 4X4

**Editors Note-This project Honda High Lifter 355 originally appeared in the December 2000 issue of Dirt Wheels magazine. High Lifter Honda 300 4×4 Honda’s 300 (2WD & 4WD) has been one of the best workhorse ATVs of all time. For over ten years now, it has racked up an enviable sales and reliability record that […]

HUSQVARNA 3-WHEELER PROJECT

By Staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Wayne Davis Photography HUSQVARNA 3-WHEELER PROJECT A Husqvarna 3-wheeler? No such thing, good sir! Husky doesn’t dip a toe too far in the waters of three and four-wheeled off-road machinery. So, how did this trike come about, you ask? Daryl Rath, the owner of Rath Racing, likes to […]

SUPERNOVARZR TURBO S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels SUPERNOVARZR TURBO S This Polaris RZR Turbo S, also known as SuperNovaRZR, is the second Loomis family build featured in Dirt Wheels. When Wyoming’s Robert Loomis had his Kombustion-built TombRZR 2016 RZR Turbo featured in Dirt Wheels, it fulfilled his dream of having one of his machines in a […]

SECTOR SEVEN RZR PRO

By the staff of Dirt Wheels SECTOR SEVEN RZR PRO Sector Seven is the relatively new but innovative UTV product division of longtime off-road parts manufacturer Pro Moto Billet. Company owner Lynn Hodges is in Idaho where there are all sorts of off-road opportunities, so it was inevitable that his family would end up with […]

HONDA FAT CAT 650

HONDA FAT CAT 650 It’s kind of like a dirt bike, but it’s also like an ATV too. The fat tires allow it to carve across the sand better than skinny tires. If you’ve ever ridden a normal dirt bike at the dunes you had to deal with the front tire cutting in deep in […]

WHEN TWO-STROKES RULED THE EARTH

WHEN TWO-STROKES RULED THE EARTH Two-stroke engines are perfect for off-road vehicles and ATVs. They’re powerful, but yet simple and lightweight. No matter if they’re in two-wheelers, three-wheelers, or four-wheelers, two-stroke engines allow the vehicles to be nimble and the riders to move quickly across the earth’s natural terrain. It’s a shame that you can […]

CT POLARIS RZR 4 DYNAMIX

By the staff of Dirt Wheels CT POLARIS RZR 4 DYNAMIX Allen Knowles is the owner of CT Racing, and he has managed something extraordinary. No, we aren’t talking about this cool four-seat desert monster he built. He’s managed to find a wife who still likes to get out and hit trails in a rowdy […]

STREET-LEGAL 3-WHEELER

STREET-LEGAL 3-WHEELER In most states, a 3-wheeler is considered a motorcycle and is regulated under those rules. Motorcycles are street legal if they come with the required equipment, so, therefore, 3-wheelers can fall under the street legal category too. The easiest way to make a 3-wheeler street legal is, to begin with a street-legal dirt […]

POLARIS GENERAL UPGRADES

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels.   POLARIS GENERAL UPGRADES The Polaris General brought a new flavor of fun to the UTV industry. Polaris decided to further bridge the gap between the sport performance class and the utility class with a more recreationally inclined machine that offers more comfort and capability than any machine previously […]

ASSAULT RZR TURBO S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ASSAULT RZR TURBO S Let’s say that you work at an aftermarket company that makes excellent and very cool products. Imagine that the company is Assault Industries. Further, suppose that you just bought a Polaris RZR Turbo S. Tom Cavish faced this exact scenario, and he needed to make […]

Radical Yamaha Blaster Build!

By the Staff of Dirt Wheels RADICAL YAMAHA BLASTER BUILD! Hunter Lovelace hails from Muskoka Canada and likes to build brilliant old school custom ATVs. He took one of his old prized machines, a 1988 Yamaha Blaster, and decided to rebuild it better than before for his younger brother. A lot of the parts that […]