Tag: ATV Tech

Ask the Editors: Are All Suzuki 230s Created Equal?


Dear ATVC: Could somebody tell me if the top ends from a 1987 Suzuki Quadsport 230 and an 86 230 Quadrunner (shaft drive model) are the same? Any help is appreciated. 86230lt We spent many hours staring at OEM catalogs to determine parts compatibility and unfortunately it looks like none of the parts numbers match […] More »

  Comments | By - November 30, 2015

Ask the Editors: Snow Plow Help Needed


Dear ATVC: I recently bought a used Eagle ATV plow with a hand-lever to raise and lower the plow. I have it mounted on my 2002 Honda Foreman Rubicon 500 but must be missing something to actuate lifting and lowering the plow. The lever pushes the linkage, but nothing is attached to the plow itself. […] More »

  Comments | By - November 23, 2015

Ask the Editors: Are Pistons Truly Round?


Dear ATVC: Sort of a strange question- When rebuilding the top end on my Can-Am DS, I noticed that the piston doesn’t appear round so much as bowed out for lack of a better term. If the cylinder bore is perfectly round, how can this possibly work? Or did I just get a poorly cast […] More »

  Comments | By - November 15, 2015

Ask the Editors: Torque Specs on a 110cc ATV


Dear ATVC: Can anyone advise me on the cylinder head bolt torque settings for a 110cc Chinese quad? I’ve no idea the make of the engine, it has no markings at all. scottbrockwell One of the many dangers of purchasing an off-brand ATV is this, the fact that oftentimes there are absolutely no markings or […] More »

  Comments | By - November 8, 2015

Ask the Editors: Swapping a Carb for Fuel Injection


Dear ATVC: I have a 2007 Suzuki Eiger 400 4×4 automatic and was wondering if its possible to go from a carb to fuel injection? New person We encounter this question often and contrary to common misconception, there is actually a company called Ecotrons that will sell you the complete kit to turn your 400-800cc […] More »

  Comments | By - November 2, 2015

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