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Ask the Editors: Who Is Odes?

Dear ATVC: Hello I’m looking at a new Odes side by side 800 or 1000 so I was wondering if you have any information on them good or bad. I don’t know anyone that owns one or knows anyone that has one. Of course the dealers say they are the best value on the market. […] More »

  Comments | By - January 15, 2018

Ask the Editors: Help Me Identify My Project Quad

Mystery machine. Dear ATVC: So I bought this ATV for a cheap price but need help identifying it. I could not find engine serial # or any kind of VIN on the frame. Don’t know if the pics help. Jorge Ornelas Based upon the pics, particularity the plastic molds, we would guess that you have […] More »

  Comments | By - January 7, 2018

Ask the Editors: I Need One Massive Shock

Dear ATVC: I’m looking for a rear shock around 20-inches in length. Anyone got any ideas? jimbo1989 We’re assuming you mean 20″ worth of travel (not eye to eye shock length) as even in that case you’re looking at the very extreme upper end of the shock spectrum. Given that the raciest of quads rarely […] More »

  Comments | By - December 18, 2017

Ask the Editors: Help Me Find My Rectifier

Dear ATVC: Anyone know where the regulator/ rectifier is located on a 2006 Yamaha Kodiak 450? Bobbyray You’ll find the rectifier on the left side of the machine (if you were in the saddle) just past the rear fender. The following diagram demonstrates it well- # 16: Got questions for us? Ask them here!

  Comments | By - December 3, 2017

Ask the Editors: Wouldn’t Metal Brake Pads Destroy Rotors?

What’s in a name? Dear ATVC: Is it true sintered brake pads use metal shavings? Wouldn’t this damage metal rotors? KRand It is true that brake pads are often sold under two banners: Sintered and organic though the labels can be slightly misleading. Organic pads are made from a mix of fibers and fillers bound […] More »

  Comments | By - November 27, 2017

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