Tag: oil

Maxima Creates New Side-by-Side Viscosity


Maxima Racing Oils, a vertical manufacturer of high performance oils, introduces a new viscosity to its already comprehensive line of side-by-side specific lubricants. Maxima now offers SXS SYN 10W-50 a 100% synthetic engine oil to the SXS family of products. The 10W-50 will accompany the existing 0W-40 and 5W-50 viscosities to fulfill the requirements of […] More »

  Comments | By - May 4, 2016

Ask the Editors: Modern Quad with Banshee-like Suspension


Dear ATVC: While I was at the dunes I rode a friend’s Kawasaki KFX450R and an other friend’s Banshee. The Banshee’s suspension (which is stock) was way smoother than the KFX. I was thinking of getting a Banshee but I really want a four stroke. So my question is what are some 4 stroke quads […] More »

  Comments | By - February 22, 2016

ATV Tech: Fluids, Let’s Talk Synthetic vs. Conventional


We all know that everything we hear about on commercials can’t possibly be true. We also know that company marketing teams can make a whole lot of promises; oftentimes superseding the capabilities of even the best possible product. Yet when it comes to the fluids in our ATVs, we’re generally presented with the option of […] More »

  Comments | By - August 20, 2015

Ask the Editors: Is There An Alternative for Polaris AGL?


Dear ATVC: I need a safe alternative gear oil to Polaris AGL for my 95 Scrambler 400. Do any exist? Djoshuah You are in luck; after placing calls to many of the leading lubricant manufacturers, we’ve discovered that most do offer a direct alternative to the Polaris branded oil. Here are a few: Klotz: KE970 […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2015

ATV Tech: What To Look For When Going Used


Almost like something out of a Discovery Channel documentary, ATV enthusiasts exhibit a strange but unmistakable ancient partnership ritual each year in the spring. It usually begins with a tax return, continues with searches on Criagslist and ultimately ends in the acquisition of a new (to them) machine. This is fine and well, not to […] More »

  Comments | By - April 28, 2015

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