Tag: cooling

Ask the Editors: An Elusive Arctic Cat Radiator

Not winch-cable proof. Dear ATVC: We have a 2002 Arctic Cat 400 4×4 with a winch and blade on the front. While pushing snow this winter the winch cable broke and went through the radiator. We are having the hardest time trying to find a replacement. Every website says N/A and they have everything else […] More »

  Comments | By - March 11, 2019

Ask the Editors: Road-Legal ATV Running Too Hot

Hot blooded on-road ATV. Dear ATVC: I have the chance to buy a Dinli 450 road legal quad but been told by many people you can’t ride it for long without it overheating. Is this true and what would you recommend? Gary Mcarthur While road legality eludes most of we ATV enthusiasts here in the […] More »

  Comments | By - May 8, 2017

Ask The Editors: Keep Me Cool in the Summer Heat

Dear ATVC: I raced novice class this summer and often found the heat to be unbearable, especially when wearing full gear and safety equipment. Are there any affordable ways to keep the body cool for racing besides vented gear? Amateur racers without the luxury of motor homes do indeed have a few options to keep […] More »

  Comments | By - August 16, 2015

The Power of Pressure: How Does a New Radiator Cap Keep Your Coolant Cooler?

Dear ATVC: I’m unclear on how putting a higher-pressure radiator cap on my ATV can keep the coolant inside from boiling over. Can you please elaborate on how that’s possible? Absolutely. To begin you must realize that what we consider the boiling point of a fluid is not a constant but rather the temperature at […] More »

  Comments | By - March 26, 2012