Tag: Ask the Editors

Ask the Editors: Zebra Mini Needs New Stripes


Dear ATVC: Bought a Zebra International 110cc ATV . Need a replacement body kit for it so my daughter can enjoy it! Finding it hard to find because obviously it’s not a name brand! Please help. Dustinweed It appears Zebra International, like countless other off-brands from the early 2000s long since disappeared and pulled part […] More »

  Comments | By - October 24, 2016

Ask the Editors: Are My Tie Rods Toast?


Dear ATVC: What does it mean when an ATV turns in one direction during hard braking? I heard it means your tie rods are shot but I hope not. DarEnn It could but that’s more of an ending diagnosis than a starting one. There are many, much simpler potential culprits to rule out before replacing […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2016

Ask the Editors: Maintaining a Maintenance Free Battery


Dear ATVC: I’m wondering why ATV batteries are called “maintenance free”. It’s my understanding that they require as much maintenance as any other battery. LenC487 You’re absolutely right, a majority of the batteries nestled within our ATVs are the same lead-acid boxes that have been firing up automobiles and lawnmowers for decades (there are some […] More »

  Comments | By - September 19, 2016

Ask the Editors: Need a Work-Ready SxS


Dear ATVC: I’m looking for help choosing a used SxS with 4×4 grip and the torque to climb steep hills with a load of grapes and brake with all four wheels (btw, does any machine give 4 wheel parking brakes for steep hills?) Reliability is a huge concern. Speed is not. Dump bed would be […] More »

  Comments | By - September 12, 2016

Ask the Editors: I Wanna Go Wider


Dear ATVC: I have a 1996 Honda TRX300EX that does okay keeping up with my friends’ newer and bigger sport quads on the trails in the engine department but I need to go wider to slide around corners like they do. What is the easiest way to widen an ATV? HonFan1984 When it comes to […] More »

  Comments | By - August 29, 2016

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