Posts Tagged ‘ ATV Tech ’

October 29th, 2014

Polaris RZR XP 1000 & RZR4 1000 Replacement High-Flow Air Filter from K&N

The Polaris Ranger RZR was introduced in 2008 and became the first factory sport side by side ATV. Even though other manufacturers offered side by sides, like the Yamaha Rhino, they were primarily intended as utility all-terrain vehicles. Prior to the Polaris Ranger RZR it was the aftermarket and enthusiast communities that made side by [...]

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October 27th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Help Me Find Parts for Cycle Country Mowers

Dear ATVC: Anyone know where I can get replacement parts for Cycle Country Mowers? Since Kolpin bought them they don’t deal with the mowers. gfdeputy2 Sure do try either of these distributors: Blue Manufacturing (MN) 763 444-9225 or Simonsen Iron Works (IA) 712 262-4191. Also they carry most of the commonly replaced parts that can [...]

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October 20th, 2014

Ask the Editors: How to Combat Mushy-Feeling Brakes

Dear ATVC: I have a 2006 Honda TRX400EX that I love in every regard except for one: I got new brakes put on late last season and they feel mushy to me. Not as crisp as the stock ones were new. Is it because I went with cheaper aftermarket stuff rather than OEM Honda? We’re [...]

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October 12th, 2014

Ask the Editors: How Important Are Suspension Travel Numbers?

Dear ATVC: Concerning the difference between front and rear suspension travel numbers, does it matter if the rear travels more than the front, or vice versa? Would too great a difference create an imbalance? FindTheBest Interesting question and the short answer is absolutely. When we head to our local dealership sales-floors or browse the product [...]

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October 6th, 2014

Ask The Editors: What Makes a Helmet Worth $800?

Dear ATVC: I’m in the market for a new helmet and happened upon one that cost $750. I’m all or safety but what makes a helmet command such a price tag? Is it really 7-times better than the $99 one I’m considering? You are presumably referring to the ATR-1 from relative newcomer to the helmet [...]

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