Tag: ratio

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

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: Gear Ratios and Warriors

Dear ATVC: My son just got a 2003 Yamaha Warrior 350. He has a 12 tooth front sprocket and says that it feels like there should be one more gear to shift up to when he is in sixth. My question is I want to change the front sprocket should I go up to a […] More »

  Comments | By - February 15, 2016