Archive for the ‘ ATV_Tech ’ Category

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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July 24th, 2014

Teixeira Tech Polaris RZR XP 1000 XGC A-Arms & Radius Rods Arrive

Teixeira Tech unveils new RZR XP 1000, XGC A-Arms and Radius Rods developed to deliver exceptional strength and the additional ground clearance RZR 900 and 1000 owners need. Teixeira Tech is proud to unveil their new X-Treme Ground Clearance A-Arms and Radius Rods for the Polaris RZR and RZR 4, XP 1000. While they are [...]

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July 13th, 2014

Ask the Editors: Help! I Loosened the Wrong Drain Plug

Dear ATVC: I went to change the oil in my new Coolster 110cc atv and instead of the drain plug I removed the smaller plug on the opposite side. A spring came out and then a small metal shaft. The shaft has a black plastic cap on one end and I’m not sure which end [...]

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June 30th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Is Suspension Sag Eating Up All My Travel?

Dear ATVC: When I sit on my friend’s Raptor, it feels like the rear shock sinks into half its travel. he says that it’s because he has the sag set to his weight (which is admittedly 85-pounds less than mine). Still, it seems to me like running sag gives up a lot of your suspension’s [...]

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June 23rd, 2014

Ask the Editors: Does Premium Gas Keep Internals Cleaner?

Dear ATVC: Note, that this is not about octane. The question is, has anybody noticed if premium gasoline prevents the build up of carbon on internals such as valves, and pistons better than regular gas? First, I KNOW that gasoline should NOT be used as a solvent/parts cleaner, but I have used it for this [...]

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