Tag: transmission

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: How to Trust a Non-Running ATV

Dear ATVC: I’m looking at an 01 Warrior. I’m told that it doesn’t run and that it’s a “bad magneto.” Pics look good but I’ve not seen it in person yet. I’ve looked online and found parts and videos on how to change that. I’m fairly mechanical so it looks like it would certainly be […] More »

  Comments | By - March 20, 2017

Ask the Editors: Big Bear Oil Cooler on the Cheap

Dear ATVC: Anyone ever jury-rig or make an oil cooler fit? I need one for a Yamaha Big Bear but don’t want to sink $200 into a used radiator to make it happen. DoctorQuad You’re in luck- thanks to the global nature of eBay, you can pick up a brand new universal oil cooler for […] More »

  Comments | By - February 12, 2017

ATV Tech: Fluids, Let’s Talk Synthetic vs. Conventional

We all know that everything we hear about on commercials can’t possibly be true. We also know that company marketing teams can make a whole lot of promises; oftentimes superseding the capabilities of even the best possible product. Yet when it comes to the fluids in our ATVs, we’re generally presented with the option of […] More »

  Comments | By - August 20, 2015

Ask the Editors: Is There An Alternative for Polaris AGL?

Dear ATVC: I need a safe alternative gear oil to Polaris AGL for my 95 Scrambler 400. Do any exist? Djoshuah You are in luck; after placing calls to many of the leading lubricant manufacturers, we’ve discovered that most do offer a direct alternative to the Polaris branded oil. Here are a few: Klotz: KE970 […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2015