Tag: Gearing

Ask the Editors: Changing My ATV’s Gearing

The mysterious world of gear ratios. Dear ATVC: So I got a 2016 Rhino 250 and it’s missing the front sprocket and chain. (way I bought it) My rear sprocket is a 32T and I believe the front was originally a 13T? Has anyone upgraded to the 11 tooth 530 front sprocket and did it […] More »

  Comments | By - May 12, 2019

Ask the Editors: Make My Quad Wheelie Happy

Your machine is geared too low for what you are looking to do with it; or another way of saying it – the current gear ratio is designed less for low and mid range torque and instead for top speed.

  Comments | By - December 31, 2018

ATV Industry Facts: Did You Know?

Putting the power to the ground. Nearly all of the ATVs sold on the market today come equipped with fully automatic transmissions (except for a small percentage of the market consisting of sport and race models that use a manual clutch transmission) but this wasn’t always the case. Throughout most of the 80s and on […] More »

  Comments | By - May 19, 2017

Ask the Editors: Help Me Gear My Z400 For the Road

Dear ATVC: What is the best chain and sprocket setup for a Suzuki LTZ400 that does a lot of on-road riding? And are there any mods that anyone would recommend as this is my fist Z400 and I want to get the most out of it! Thanks in advance. Fuller1301 Congrats on purchasing a very […] More »

  Comments | By - March 27, 2017

Ask the Editors: Get Me More Juice Through My Sprockets

Dear ATVC: So I have a 110cc semi-auto atv (only foot shifter). Anyway. As soon as I press the gas in, roughly 1 second later I have to upshift gears. Then about 3-5 seconds later I have to shift to third (top gear). I was wondering if by changing the sprockets I could maybe make […] More »

  Comments | By - December 12, 2016

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