Posts Tagged ‘ Q&A ’

October 27th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Help Me Find Parts for Cycle Country Mowers

Dear ATVC: Anyone know where I can get replacement parts for Cycle Country Mowers? Since Kolpin bought them they don’t deal with the mowers. gfdeputy2 Sure do try either of these distributors: Blue Manufacturing (MN) 763 444-9225 or Simonsen Iron Works (IA) 712 262-4191. Also they carry most of the commonly replaced parts that can [...]

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October 20th, 2014

Ask the Editors: How to Combat Mushy-Feeling Brakes

Dear ATVC: I have a 2006 Honda TRX400EX that I love in every regard except for one: I got new brakes put on late last season and they feel mushy to me. Not as crisp as the stock ones were new. Is it because I went with cheaper aftermarket stuff rather than OEM Honda? We’re [...]

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October 12th, 2014

Ask the Editors: How Important Are Suspension Travel Numbers?

Dear ATVC: Concerning the difference between front and rear suspension travel numbers, does it matter if the rear travels more than the front, or vice versa? Would too great a difference create an imbalance? FindTheBest Interesting question and the short answer is absolutely. When we head to our local dealership sales-floors or browse the product [...]

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October 6th, 2014

Ask The Editors: What Makes a Helmet Worth $800?

Dear ATVC: I’m in the market for a new helmet and happened upon one that cost $750. I’m all or safety but what makes a helmet command such a price tag? Is it really 7-times better than the $99 one I’m considering? You are presumably referring to the ATR-1 from relative newcomer to the helmet [...]

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September 29th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Want to Remove the Quiet Core from My Stock Muffler

Dear ATVC: If i take the silencer/ quite core out of the stock muffler of my 2007 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE, do I have to make any changes to air or gas flow? peslraptor Generally speaking, no, removing the baffle within your Raptor’s muffler shouldn’t require adjustment of the fuel & air ratios. In the [...]

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