Tag: filter

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: Can I Use an Auto Oil Filter on my ATV?

Are all filters equal? Dear ATVC: Will a Fram PH4967 pro filter work on my 2002 sportsman 500HO freedom series? Jeff Knowles We wouldn’t chance it were it our machine. There’s a very good chance the threads won’t properly match up and cross-threading there can mean big trouble. The correct Fram unit for your make […] More »

  Comments | By - November 6, 2017

Ask the Editors: Best Choice for Cleaning an Air Filter

Dear ATVC: I’m due for an air filter clean and the last time I used dish soap, the sponge started to crumble apart shortly thereafter. What do you recommend that is strong enough to clean up a pretty dirty filter but gentle enough not to destroy the material? AsterIk You’re in luck – the perfect […] More »

  Comments | By - October 30, 2016