Tag: ask the editor

Ask The Editors: Mojave Timing Blues


Dear ATVC: I have a 1988 Kawasaki Mojave 250. When I set it on timing and try to kick it over, both intake and exhaust valves open when piston is returning to TDC. I’ve got it in a trade so I can’t really tell you the history behind it but all I know is that […] More »

  Comments | By - July 12, 2015

Ask The Editors: Vintage Suzuki ATV Engine Swaps


Dear ATVC: What other engine/s can fit the 1986 LT230S Quadsport? Just interested to know. Thank you. SincereW The answer to this question isn’t quite as cut & dry as we would like on account of the fact that it really depends on how far you are willing (or comfortable) to take the modifications necessary. […] More »

  Comments | By - March 9, 2015

Ask the Editors: A Moment of Silence for the Kawasaki KFX450R


Dear ATVC: Just read your article on the Apex 450F and was sad to discover only three companies still make 450cc race quads (Yamaha, Honda and Can-Am. I’m hoping it was just an oversight on your behalf as I have managed to locate it on Kawasaki’s site but is the KFX450R really no more as […] More »

  Comments | By - March 2, 2015

Ask The Editors: Come on Baby Wrap My Tires


Dear ATVC: I was researching tracks for use in snow and came across an article that made it sound like there are track wraps to be purchased for your tires that would give incredible traction in the snow BUT the only place I have been able to find these referenced is in that thread. Help! […] More »

  Comments | By - December 22, 2014

Ask the Editors: What’s a Quad-Bike?


Dear ATVC: What exactly is a “quad-bike”? Is this a specific type of ATV, a slang term or something different entirely? The term quad bike is rarely used in the United States to describe an ATV (though “quad” alone is certainly common enough in reference to the vehicle’s four-wheels much in the same way trike […] More »

  Comments | By - July 6, 2014

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