Tag: ATV Tech

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

Ask The Editors: What Size Chain Do I Need?


Dear ATVC: I have a 2007 Yaoyao ATA110cc/H1 youth ATV. Wondering the correct chain size and length for this machine. Jnette There is very little information on the brand Yaoyao these days but that is often the case with off-brand imported minis. The good news, however, is that regardless of the branding on each, most […] More »

  Comments | By - August 21, 2016

Ask the Editors: Winching with a Snatch Block


Dear ATVC: Just got my first winch installed on my quad and am wondering about proper winching techniques. The dealer told me to consider picking up a snatch block. What exactly is that and what does it do? KTonic Your dealer is giving you solid advice- a snatch block is a fairly simple and inexpensive […] More »

  Comments | By - August 15, 2016

Ask the Editors: Disappearing Gas Tank Hose


Dear ATVC: I am noticing more and more ATVs coming stock without vent hoses on the gas cap lately. Did they not really serve a purpose all along? DCornwell Gas tanks, much like human beings, have to breathe. This is a lesson anyone with a sealed plastic gas can in a hot shed learns fairly […] More »

  Comments | By - August 1, 2016

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