Tag: Q&A

Ask the Editors: Suzuki 230 Cover


Dear ATVC: I have a 1987 Suzuki LT230E and I need to know the name of the cover behind the chain. The case saver and all is missing but the mag case is not cracked.. Thinking transmission cover but not really sure? I also need to buy that part if anyone can help.. Please my […] More »

  Comments | By - September 28, 2015

Ask the Editors: Disappearing Antifreeze


Dear ATVC: I have a 2004 Kawasaki KFX400 that is losing antifreeze after a short ride. While idling it doesn’t smoke, but when you rev it while idling it will blow out white smoke from the exhaust, not a lot but the first rev can be quite a bit. It doesn’t completely lose antifreeze but […] More »

  Comments | By - September 21, 2015

Ask the Editors: Carb Corrosion Solutions


Dear ATVC: Picked up a Honda carburetor off eBay. Inside is beautiful but the outside is completely oxidized. Before I mount I was wondering what’s the best method of cleaning it up. I fear if I ever need to adjust the external screws, there won’t be much left in this condition. Mr.Steele We typically view […] More »

  Comments | By - September 14, 2015

Ask the Editors: Sloppy Throttle Cable


Dear ATVC: Do throttle cables stretch over time? Mine seems to have become loose. firsttimerider Absolutely- like any manual metal cable, the throttle cable is not immune to stretching over time. Keeping the cable and its housing well lubricated is a means of extending its life. Keeping water out of the rubber housing is another. […] More »

  Comments | By - September 7, 2015

Ask the Editors: YFZ A-arm Blues


Dear ATVC: I just got an 07 Yamaha YFZ 450 SE and it has extended A-arms (which makes it lower). I was wondering if TRX A-arms would fit or what site go I go to to get stock A-arms? XxS0ccerstarxX First off, unfortunately stock Honda TRX450R A-arms are not compatible with the Yamaha YFZ units. […] More »

  Comments | By - August 31, 2015

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