Tag: fuel

EPA Releases Final Renewable Fuel Mandate for 2018

Even more ethanol coming soon. The renewable fuels mandates released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are higher than the 2017 levels and the 2018 levels the agency proposed in June, reported the American Motorcyclist Association. The EPA’s final 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations call for 19.29 billion gallons of renewable fuel — primarily corn ethanol […] More »

  Comments | By - December 11, 2017

Ask the Editors: 2-Stroke ATV Revival?

Will the glory days return? Dear ATVC: My friend says Honda is manufacturing an all new fuel-injected, environmentally friendly 2-stroke engine for racing. Does this mean we expect a return of the 250R? Your friend speaks the truth- Honda did indeed file for a patent for a unique (modern) 2-stroke engine design back in 2015 […] More »

  Comments | By - December 11, 2017

Ask the Editors: Exhaust Pipe Full of Fuel

Why is there gas going into my pipe? Dear ATVC: After just rebuilding the top end of my 87 Suzuki LT250R, I put it all back together and now when I kick it a few times the exhaust fills up with fuel. I’ve checked over the whole carb and it’s working fine. I’m unsure of […] More »

  Comments | By - September 11, 2017

Ask the Editors: Jump Start Won’t Work

Hard to ride when I’m attached to the hood of a car. Dear ATVC: I ran my quad’s battery down trying to start up on a cold morning. Strange thing was I could get it to turn over and fire just fine with a jump start but the moment you disconnect the jumper cables, it […] More »

  Comments | By - July 3, 2017

ATV Industry Facts: Did You Know?

Not a fungi to be with. While most ATV owners understand that over time, storing fuel can degenerate and lead to decreased octane and even evaporation deposits that can clog carburetor jets but did you know that there are certain types of anaerobic bacteria and even fungi that can grow and flourish in an ATV’s […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2017

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