Posts Tagged ‘ Top End ’

July 18th, 2012

SprocketList Weekly ATV Find: Sniffing Out Good Deals So You Don’t Have To

Each week we rummage around SprocketList in the hopes of uncovering some spectacular deal on a nice used ATV so as to offer hope to those in need of a new (or new to them) set of wheels for the upcoming season. This week we happened across an ad that takes us to a place [...]

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June 14th, 2012

ATV Tech: The Mysterious Reed Valve

In this day of four-stroke domination, many riders will never have had the experience of wringing out a high-revving two-stroke quad. This is a shame because two-strokes created a type of power delivery that even the peppiest four has difficulty reproducing. Best of all it managed to do it by weighing less, containing far fewer [...]

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May 25th, 2012

ATV Tech: The Ins and Outs of Big Boring Your Engine

  A common misconception in the world of engine performance is that going bigger bore on the cylinder is a shortcut to limitless power gains. The editors of ATV Connection have done their share of boring read… erm, cylinders, throughout the years.  Let’s clear up some of the common myths and facts to the weird and [...]

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May 14th, 2012

Ask The Editors: Predicting Ring Wear Without X-Ray Vision

Dear ATVC: Back in the two-stroke days, I used to freshen up the top end of my quad with regular frequency but quite frankly, the complexity and cost of a modern four-stroke engine intimidates me. Is there any way to know when I’m due for fresh rings without actually tearing down my top end?   [...]

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