Tag: ATV Tech

Ask the Editors: Setting the Sag

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Dear ATVC: Just built up a 2008 Can-Am DS450 for trail riding and maybe some enduro racing. I’m a little intimidated by suspension set up though. What exactly is the importance of proper sag, how do I measure it and what am I aiming for? Thanks. D.Avello272 Don’t let sag intimidate you- at its simplest […] More »

  Comments | By - July 18, 2016

Ask the Editors: Yamaha Restoration Brake Quandary

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Dear ATVC: I recently got a 1987 Yamaha Moto 4 350. Trying to do some restoration on it and I’m having a very hard time finding the front hand brake cable. The couple that I have found online all show the front brake on the left handlebar. However, mine does not have a handle on […] More »

  Comments | By - June 27, 2016

Ask the Editors: Idling a Breeze

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Dear ATVC:I can’t keep my Yamaha Breeze idling. Anyone have ideas? Cherik The very first place to start with the automatic Yamaha Breeze is to adjust the throttle stop screw. Turn the screw in to increase engine speed, and out to decrease engine speed. If you have access to a diagnostic tach, proper engine idle […] More »

  Comments | By - June 20, 2016

Ask the Editors: Give Me Some Power Steering

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Dear ATVC: Does anybody know if there’s an aftermarket Electronic Power Steering option for the 700 Suzuki King Quad or if the unit from the 750 could be installed on the 700? oppie2 The dealers we talked to say that the 750 kit is pretty specific to the 750’s dimensions and frowned upon trying to […] More »

  Comments | By - June 13, 2016

Ask the Editors: Mini Troubles and Shady Mechanics

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Dear ATVC: I allowed a mechanic to upgrade my 50cc to 80cc . After completing the upgrade, I had it for 12 hours and it stopped working; no longer cranks. His excuse to me was that I messed up the cylinder head and need to buy a new one. Is it my fault? He said […] More »

  Comments | By - May 31, 2016

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