Tag: Ask the Editors

Ask the Editors: Should We Oppose E15 Gasoline?

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Dear ATVC: I come from a corn producing area and have been hearing a lot lately about gasoline moving up to E15 being a good thing for the economy & environment. Why is the AMA going out of their way to fight against this? The short answer: It means big trouble for small engines. Politicians […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2015

Ask the Editors: Should I Regenerate my ATV Battery?

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Dear ATVC: Obviously the expense of regenerating an ATV battery is about 1/2 the cost of replacement. What tests or factual documentation supports a prolonged life for a used battery as opposed to a new replacement? Jaster94 In the near future as lithium ion battery packs and other similar means of getting voltage to our […] More »

  Comments | By - June 15, 2015

Ask the Editors: What Did I Fry?

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Dear ATVC: Long story short I tried hooking up the new battery in my 07 Honda Recon 250 in a hurry in the dark and hooked it up backwards. I fried the piece that goes in the battery cable with the 2 wire plug that comes out the bottom and each end of the positive […] More »

  Comments | By - June 7, 2015

Ask the Editors: What Ever Happened to Splitfire Spark Plugs?

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Dear ATVC: I’ve been away from the sport for a solid decade and was surprised that Splitfire spark plugs aren’t around anymore. What ever happened to them? TennorZ Welcome back. If you were involved in the mid to late 1990s; indeed Splitfire was quite the rage in spark plug technology at the time. For those […] More »

  Comments | By - June 1, 2015

Ask the Editors: Help Me Waterproof My Quad

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Dear ATVC: I have a Kawasaki Bayou 220. It’s a good little ATV but I can’t go into deep in water or it shuts off. I need to know how to make it FULLY waterproof. C.bailey Let’s start by hoping your Bayou didn’t “shut off” because the engine sucked water through the intake. If that’s […] More »

  Comments | By - May 26, 2015

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