Archive for the ‘ ATV_Tech ’ Category

August 25th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Replacing the Endless Chain

Dear ATVC: I’m dreading replacing my ATV’s drive chain. I picked up a chain breaker because I heard it saves you the work of having to grind down or cut a link. Quick question, what’s the difference between an endless chain and a regular chain? Replacing the chain on a chain-driven ATV is a matter [...]

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August 18th, 2014

Ask the Editors: Can I Turbocharge My ATC 350X?

Dear ATVC: Can you put a turbo on a 350x?? If you can is it easy and what do you recommend? Tackler147 To the best of our knowledge, no company (or even independent fabricator) offers up a bolt on turbocharging kit for the Honda ATC350X. However, that’s not to suggest it’s impossible. We have heard [...]

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August 11th, 2014

Ask the Editors- Tell Me About My Shock Springs

Dear ATVC: I have a few questions about shock springs. First why when a shock blows does the ATV ride bouncier? Secondly, I had my shocks serviced after blowing the rear and notice the outer spring has more coils than it did stock. Do more coils on a shock spring make it stronger? For starters, [...]

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August 4th, 2014

Ask the Editors: What the Heck Are These Things?

Dear ATVC: What the heck are these things for? Weed killers? TLC We dug around the bowels of the internet and actually discovered that there is indeed an emerging market for these things. Known as axle paddles, these steel or aluminum fins slide over your ATV’s axles and provide an uneven surface (with or without [...]

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July 28th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Is All Sand Created Equal?

Dear ATVC: I was prepping up my Banshee for sand duty at Glamis and my friend told me that Glamis is known for its soft sand and should be set up differently than most other desert conditions. Is there truth to this and how do you set up a quad for soft sand if so? [...]

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