Posts Tagged ‘ fuel ’

January 20th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Is There Bacteria in my Gasoline?

Dear ATVC: I’ve heard that there’s fungus and bacteria that live in gasoline that can destroy your fuel system if an ATV is left in storage too long. I don’t understand what could possibly live in gasoline. Is there any truth to this? After digging around and making multiple phone calls we have (much to [...]

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November 13th, 2012

E15 Ethanol-Gas And Why You Should Care

The California Air Resources Board has told the American Motorcyclist Association that even if it approves the sale of the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend in California, the blend wouldn’t appear in the market for several years. If you’re wondering why this is important- consider this: Ethanol has been steadily being incorporated into the gasoline we [...]

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April 20th, 2012

Ask the Editors: Zook With a Case of the Ping Pings

Dear ATVC: I have a 1987 Suzuki Quadracer 250 that pings every time I crack the throttle. It has a fresh top end but is still stock spec. The only other mods are a pipe and vented airbox lid. Any ideas? Pinging is actually the result of pre-ignition of the fuel in your engine’s top [...]

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