Tag: ask the editor

Ask the Editors: Why Don’t ATVs Use Big Cell Phone Batteries?

The future is now. Dear ATVC: Why don’t ATVs use lithium ion batteries like cellphones? DavMcNutt We’re in the process of transition even as we speak. Though not exactly like bigger version of the lithium ion units that power your cell phones and laptops (lithium cobalt), we’re seeing more and more lithium (lithium-iron phosphate) designs […] More »

  Comments | By - November 12, 2017

Ask the Editors: Where is the Fuel Injected Honda TRX450R?

Soon you won’t even be able to build your own. Dear ATVC: I just happened upon an article from 2015 where you said Honda was talking about releasing an all new TRX450R in 2017. What happened to that and is it still coming out? Dirk A few years ago the sport/ performance ATV segment was […] More »

  Comments | By - September 4, 2017

Ask the Editors: Smoking, Screaming Zook

Dear ATVC: I got a 1983 Suzuki ALT 125 that wouldn’t run. So I rebuilt the carb, put new rings and new timing chain on it and it still smokes like crazy and takes a while to idle back down. Any ideas?? Spencer Schambach High idling is simply a matter of further fine tuning your […] More »

  Comments | By - January 30, 2017

Ask the Editors: Help Me Identify My New ATV

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

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

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