Ask The Editors: Lifting my Ranger on the Cheap
Dear ATVC: I’ve been considering giving my 2010 Polaris Ranger XP700 a lift for a few extra inches of clearance but funds for the project are tight this year. What is the most affordable route to take? Have you checked into Extreme Metal Products’ RZR Lift Kit? At $149, it’s perhaps the most economical means […] More »
Dear ATVC: I have a sport quad that I plan to ride this winter. Trouble is here in Ohio we often get snowfall that forces months of parking my machine in the garage. Do you know if sand paddle tires would work for shredding snow? If so which ones would you recommend? We had to […] More »
Dear ATVC: Picked up a pretty beat Yamaha Blaster and want to replace a bunch of bolts with OEM units in the places that the previous owner either zip-tied, riveted or just plain lost and never bothered replacing. Trouble is it’s like looking for a needle in a haystack. Does anyone offer a full ATV […] More »
I have a Honda 400EX that serves as my single all-conditions quad. Trouble is I often find myself alternating between technical trails and wide-open dune riding within a matter of days. Is there some magic gearing combination that offers the best of all worlds?
There are certainly some advantages in the real world- namely saving you from having to make carburetor adjustments to compensate for things like elevation, temperature, humidity and modest modifications. Additionally throttle response across the entire RPM range is typically improved and fuel injectors are less susceptible to fuel varnishing that takes place during long periods of inactivity/ storage.