Tag: Q&A

Ask the Editors: What Sets These Two Yamahas $800 apart?

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Dear ATVC: Regarding the 2016 700 Kodiak SE (above) & 700 Grizzly (below), why is the Grizzly $800 more? The only difference I see is 26″ vs 25″ tires, LED headlights and half an inch more “front only” suspension travel for the Grizzly. The Kodiak SE has nicer looking and lighter alloy rims vs the […] More »

  Comments | By - June 28, 2015

Ask the Editors: Should We Oppose E15 Gasoline?

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Dear ATVC: I come from a corn producing area and have been hearing a lot lately about gasoline moving up to E15 being a good thing for the economy & environment. Why is the AMA going out of their way to fight against this? The short answer: It means big trouble for small engines. Politicians […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2015

Ask the Editors: Should I Regenerate my ATV Battery?

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Dear ATVC: Obviously the expense of regenerating an ATV battery is about 1/2 the cost of replacement. What tests or factual documentation supports a prolonged life for a used battery as opposed to a new replacement? Jaster94 In the near future as lithium ion battery packs and other similar means of getting voltage to our […] More »

  Comments | By - June 15, 2015

Ask the Editors: What Did I Fry?

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Dear ATVC: Long story short I tried hooking up the new battery in my 07 Honda Recon 250 in a hurry in the dark and hooked it up backwards. I fried the piece that goes in the battery cable with the 2 wire plug that comes out the bottom and each end of the positive […] More »

  Comments | By - June 7, 2015

Ask the Editors: What Ever Happened to Splitfire Spark Plugs?

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Dear ATVC: I’ve been away from the sport for a solid decade and was surprised that Splitfire spark plugs aren’t around anymore. What ever happened to them? TennorZ Welcome back. If you were involved in the mid to late 1990s; indeed Splitfire was quite the rage in spark plug technology at the time. For those […] More »

  Comments | By - June 1, 2015

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