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G-FORCE REDLINE CVT BELTS

G-FORCE REDLINE CVT BELTS Gates, a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, is launching over 40 new G-Force RedLine (CVT) belt sizes to now cover the majority of modern high-performance off-road applications. This portfolio expansion builds upon the successful performance of an initial 10 G- Force RedLine™ CVT belts in-field testing and overwhelmingly positive feedback from professional race teams and enthusiasts over the past 8 months. With this product expansion,…

SAVAGE UTV TOOLKIT

By the staff of Dirt Wheels SAVAGE UTV TOOLKIT Remember playing with a rubber band in school? Some of us even launched them at unsuspecting victims we considered our friends, while others stretched them more and more while trying to pay attention in class. All of a sudden, snap! That momentary tool of joy and distraction snaps, and the fun ceases.  We experience that same feeling to a far greater magnitude when the CVT belt on our prized UTV gives out. The engine revs, yet the glorified golf cart goes nowhere…

CVT CLUTCH SYSTEMS

By Cameron Dickie CVT CLUTCH SYSTEMS CVT clutching may seem like magic: they work, but not many people understand how. They do not operate on spells and wizardry but on simple ratios. This is an article on learning the basics of how a clutch operates and answering some of your questions (based on Polaris-style clutches). It may seem like a crazy thing to learn, but trust me, if I can understand how they operate, you can as well. The definition of a CVT clutch is an automatic clutch that can change seamlessly…