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Yamaha Warrior

HIGH-TECH 4-STROKE RACERS

High Tech 4-Stroke Racers Four-stroke sport ATVs—like Honda’s popular 300EX, Yamaha’s War­ri­or, and Kawasaki’s Mojave—have not changed much in the last ten years. The ’87 Warrior and Mojave are virtually identical to the ’98 models, except for cosmetic and color chang­es, and although Honda engineers beefed up and stroked the en­gine in today’s 300EX, the chassis has re­mained unchanged since its premiere in the ’87 250X. For a decade, sport-minded four-stroke ATVers have been forced to re­ly on good old American…

CONVERTING A QUAD INTO A SNOWMOBILE

CONVERTING A QUAD INTO A SNOWMOBILE Ever since our very first issue back in 1980 the Dirt Wheels crew has been into hopping up machines for more power and better suspension. When it comes to ATVs we've also been known to try some wild and crazy things. We liked riding in snow and we wanted to improve our quads for that. Back in 2001 we found a company that specialized in setting up quads with skis and a trax system. They put their conversion kit on a Yamaha Banshee and a Yamaha Warrior, so we set out to test them. Here is…

YAMAHA WARRIOR 396

YAMAHA WARRIOR 396 Yamaha first introduced its Warrior 350 back in 1987. The production run lasted for 20 years, so there have been many sold in that time. The four-stroke engine was virtually bullet-proof and has proven to offer Warrior owners a long, trouble-free life. Therefore, there are plenty of these machines still out on the trails today. However, as with any older quad, they could use some refreshing to get back to the same shape of their younger days. Or, it doesn't hurt if they get the major make-over…