Tag: Ask the Editors

Ask the Editors: YFZ A-arm Blues

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Dear ATVC: I just got an 07 Yamaha YFZ 450 SE and it has extended A-arms (which makes it lower). I was wondering if TRX A-arms would fit or what site go I go to to get stock A-arms? XxS0ccerstarxX First off, unfortunately stock Honda TRX450R A-arms are not compatible with the Yamaha YFZ units. […] More »

  Comments | By - August 31, 2015

Ask the Editors: Are Wider Handlebars Better?

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Dear ATVC: I have extended handlebars on my Dinli 450cc off-road quad not sure if I should keep them on or run narrower bars. What has better control guys? Ashley S Ready for the short and generic answer? Run whatever feels more comfortable to you. That’s probably not the type of insight you’re seeking but […] More »

  Comments | By - August 24, 2015

Ask The Editors: Keep Me Cool in the Summer Heat

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Dear ATVC: I raced novice class this summer and often found the heat to be unbearable, especially when wearing full gear and safety equipment. Are there any affordable ways to keep the body cool for racing besides vented gear? Amateur racers without the luxury of motor homes do indeed have a few options to keep […] More »

  Comments | By - August 16, 2015

Ask the Editors: Honda 300EX Wiring Harness Compatibility

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Dear ATVC: I have a 2000 Honda 300EX and am wondering if a main wiring harness from a 1997 will work on it? tank10rnk Good news, the central wiring harness from a 1997 model 300EX will mate up to the 2000 without issue. In fact it is the same part # (32100-HM3-860) unchanged from years […] More »

  Comments | By - August 9, 2015

Ask the Editors: Is There An Alternative for Polaris AGL?

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Dear ATVC: I need a safe alternative gear oil to Polaris AGL for my 95 Scrambler 400. Do any exist? Djoshuah You are in luck; after placing calls to many of the leading lubricant manufacturers, we’ve discovered that most do offer a direct alternative to the Polaris branded oil. Here are a few: Klotz: KE970 […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2015

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