Archive for the ‘ ATV_Tech ’ Category

September 29th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Want to Remove the Quiet Core from My Stock Muffler

Dear ATVC: If i take the silencer/ quite core out of the stock muffler of my 2007 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE, do I have to make any changes to air or gas flow? peslraptor Generally speaking, no, removing the baffle within your Raptor’s muffler shouldn’t require adjustment of the fuel & air ratios. In the [...]

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September 22nd, 2014

Ask The Editors: What Does Can-Am Offer in the Sport ATV Department?

Dear ATVC: Wondering what Can-Am makes for sport quads. I think one is called the DS XMX and another just X… I’m wondering if they make a model for trail riding. Redexrider The model you mention in your question is Can-Am’s 450cc manual clutch performance model, the DS450. In addition to its base model (yellow [...]

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September 16th, 2014

Can-Am Unleashes 121 Horsepower Turbo Can-Am Maverick X ds

Only yesterday we dispelled rumors of a 1200cc Can-Am Maverick for 2015 and today we’re pleased to report that while rumors of the machine’s displacement may be untrue, indeed a 121-hp 1000cc Maverick is about to be unleashed thanks to the added boost of a factory installed turbocharger. BRP adds the industry’s first factory-installed turbocharged [...]

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September 15th, 2014

Ask the Editors: 1200cc Can-Am on the Way?

Dear ATVC: Was at the local dealership and they told me Can-Am is releasing the industry’s first 1200cc in the fall. I also heard that it may have slightly smaller displacement but be turbo or supercharged. Any truth to any of this and why hasn’t any other manufacturer released a stock turbo or supercharged ATV/UTV [...]

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September 11th, 2014

84MPGs in a Made in USA 3-Wheeler? Meet the Elio

Sure they’re quite a bit different from the ones we had in the 1980s, but 3-wheelers are coming back in a big way! Hot on the heels of the announcement of the Polaris Slingshot, we’ve just received word of the Elio; another USA born and bred 3-wheeler with some pretty appealing features and a very [...]

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