Tag: Q&A

Ask the Editors: A Stronger Reed Valve

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Dear ATVC: I was wondering why reed valve petals aren’t made of something more durable, like thin metal. This is the second time I’ve had to replace them on my 89 LTR250 in five years. You’re logic is sound but you’re thinking is taking you in the wrong direction. Early reed valves were indeed equipped […] More »

  Comments | By - November 28, 2016

Ask the Editors: Help Me Identify My New ATV

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Dear ATVC: I bought a cheap off-brand 4-wheeler for my stepson and I to play around on. I bought it at an estate sale so not much info came with it. It’s a 110cc 3-speed with reverse and electric start. It’s a big 4-wheeler but have no clue what it is. Clueless110 When it comes […] More »

  Comments | By - November 13, 2016

Ask the Editors: The OEM Look for My 3-Wheeler Please

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Dear ATVC: Does anyone know what the proper/original decals for a 1981 Honda ATV 200 look like? When I look online it shows different kinds. Jarret You’re right, it seems throughout the years there have been countless aftermarket variations of the Honda lettering or wing littering the metal tanks of the ATCs that have survived […] More »

  Comments | By - November 7, 2016

Ask the Editors: Vibrating Blaster Blues

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Dear ATVC: I have an 02 Yamaha Blaster that shakes like crazy in low gears. I barely press the throttle and it is shaking. Anyone know how to fix it, or if this is normal? XblasterX 2-strokes are known for excessive engine-induced vibration and the Yamaha Blaster is certainly no exception. Yamaha did attempt to […] More »

  Comments | By - October 10, 2016

Ask the Editors: What is My Kodiak Gauge Measuring?

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Dear ATVC: I have a 2001 Yamaha Kodiak 400 4×4. On the speedometer there is a counter what is that reading? Is it a trip meter- miles or hours? Drewg821 What started out in our opinion to be a simple question actually revealed some interesting facts. Not all 2001 Yamaha Kodiak 400s came equipped with […] More »

  Comments | By - September 26, 2016

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