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WIDE OPEN

By Joe Kosch SOUND ADVICE The sounds ATVs make are just some of the things that make me like them so much, and I think most ATVers are moved by what they hear from their machines. The sounds your machine puts out, and the sounds it doesn’t, are a big part of the mixture of […]

ADDING A SPEEDO TO OLDER ATVs

ADDING A SPEEDOMETER TO OLDER ATVs Dear Boss, I’m wondering if it’s possible to install a speedometer on the Kawasaki KFX700? If so, how would you go about doing that? Thanks. Paul Bassani Colorado Springs, CO ADDING A SPEEDO TO OLDER ATVs On the surface your question is simple, but if you take a deep […]

HOW TO MAKE YOUR QUAD RUN BETTER

HOW TO MAKE YOUR QUAD RUN BETTER From Dirt Wheels Dialed In, by Winston “Boss” McKannick. Dear Boss, I have a 2009 Kawasaki Brute Force 750i with almost 5000 miles on it. A while back it started spitting and sputtering when I hit 30 mph, and it wouldn’t go any faster than that. I sent […]

FIXING ELECTRICAL ISSUES

FIXING ELECTRICAL ISSUES – Winston “Boss” McKannick is the shop foreman here at Dirt Wheels and one of his main jobs is to help out readers who may have a problem with their quad or UTV. He is the Mister-Know-It-All when it comes to mechanical problems and how to fix them. Today’s question comes from […]

GRAPHIC KIT INSTALL TIPS

GRAPHIC KIT INSTALL TIPS MAKE MY MACHINE LOOK GOOD: Dear Boss, I have a Polaris RZR S 1000 that’s a couple of years old and it doesn’t look as good as it used to. I’m thinking about sprucing up its appearance with a graphics kit of some kind. I’ve been hearing a lot about wraps. Is […]

ASK THE EXPERT

— By Winston “Boss” McKannick — WHICH WAY IS BETTER, 2 TO 3, OR 4 TO 3? Dear Boss, I am wanting a “modern” three-wheeler. I have looked at the kits where you can convert a dirt bike to a three-wheel- er, but I was wondering, can you go the other way? Say, take a […]

HOW TO ADD A SPEEDO/GPS TO YOUR SPORT QUAD OR MINI UTV

— Dirt Wheels shop foreman to the rescue — By Boss McKannick: Hey Boss — My son has an RZR170 and I would like to get a speedometer to measure current speed and distance traveled. It would also be nice to accurately measure any performance modifications done. By the way, what is the max speed […]