Tag: aluminum

Ask the Editors: Sparkly Oil

Silver in the black pool. Dear ATVC: I recently drained my quad’s oil for a change and was shocked to discover metal filings within the old oil in the catch pan. Does this mean the end of my engine is near? We’ve certainly been there before but surprisingly, no, the presence of metal particulates in […] More »

  Comments | By - April 14, 2019

Ask the Editors: Green Gunk in Carb

Dear ATVC: My quad had been sitting a few years and when I opened up the float bowl to clean out the carb, the inner walls were coated in green crust What is this and how do I get rid of it? Green is the telltale sign of corroded cast aluminum. Contrary to common misconception […] More »

  Comments | By - June 16, 2014

UTV Hot Spring Accessories Buyer’s Guide

The sun is coming out, the weather’s getting warmer, and the call of the open trail is music to our ears. Luckily, there are a whole slew of new products to make your UTV riding experience even better.

  Comments | By - May 1, 2012

Amped for Ramps: RUSH Double Jointed Ramps Are All About Storage

When it comes to ATVs, transportation is a fact of life. And when it comes to transportation, the smaller the form factor the better. We’ve all loaded up the bed of pickup trucks or the back of vans with the quad, fuel, gear bag, water bottle, tools, boots and realized that there no room left […] More »

  Comments | By - March 14, 2012