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-Changing tires
-Changing oil
-Cleaning air filter
-Charging dead battery
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Poll: Most dreaded ATV maintenance chore?

Old 03-27-2012, 10:54 PM
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I say changing the drive belt .... just freaking tedious as all get out!!

Btw, I liked the 'paying my mechanic' lol ... cute!!
Old 03-29-2012, 01:38 AM
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I had to change my A-Arm which was pretty sucky. Also I had to change my spark plug which was a pain in the aSpam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word Spam wordSpam word .
Old 03-29-2012, 06:29 AM
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but- I'd have to add- I absolutely hate and dread replacing torn cv boots and fighting with those stupid metal boot clamps!

also agree with getting to the plug and belt maintenance.
Old 04-04-2012, 05:04 AM
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Originally Posted by TLC View Post
Mine is not on your list, but its the 20+ something grease fittings I have to pump grease into and some are hard to see let alone get at.

I share your pain but I am glad those fittings are there.
Old 06-02-2012, 07:39 AM
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Spark plug on my 2007 Polaris Scrambler 500. My arm is too fat to fit up under there.
Old 06-02-2012, 11:05 AM
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I'm going to have to say putting gas in is the hardest part of maintenance i do on my quad.....

I've got a honda....

Old 06-02-2012, 08:47 PM
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Adjusting the valves.
Old 05-25-2017, 09:17 AM
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Location: Michigan
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Its annoying to change tires. Its really anting to take the rims off and put the rims on new tires
Old 05-25-2017, 02:11 PM
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There should have been an option for "other" but yeah changing tires is a real PITA if you don't have the right tools.
Old 05-26-2017, 05:41 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Illinois
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I've never attempted to mount tires myself. I always just take them to my local tire shop. I'd rather pay them $25 to do it instead of struggling to try to do it and maybe even damaging the bead on the tire and ruining it.

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