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05-06-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By dbj216

I just happen to be in Utah right now. Utah is...

I just happen to be in Utah right now. Utah is an extremely friendly ATV / UTV state. I imply street legal means the local or state authorities have passed regulations so a person the register and...
05-01-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By dbj216

You gentlemen have a rich history with the ATV...

You gentlemen have a rich history with the ATV hobby. Thank you for posting "history" pictures of your ATV adventures. I'm new to it, but I enjoy the machines; the riding, working, and mechanics...
Forum: ATV Racing
01-09-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By dbj216

Living in Minnesota all those years, and living...

Living in Minnesota all those years, and living just 10 miles from the Polaris headquarters, and seeing Polaris build ATVs in Spirit Lake Iowa makes me feel good that Polaris has success in off road...
11-18-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 24,231
Posted By dbj216

When I was a kid in college in 1970, I took a...

When I was a kid in college in 1970, I took a part time job at a factory in Ames, Iowa, that built an ATV called the "Swamp Fox". It was very similar to the Argo. It had a bad Tecumseh 12hp single...
10-31-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By dbj216

Engine heat is an issue for Can Am ATVs. It is...

Engine heat is an issue for Can Am ATVs. It is usually associated with the bigger displacement machines. I have done some heat mitigation activities on my Can Am Limited. It had heat on my left...
Forum: Where to Ride
10-19-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By dbj216

New Mexico has a street legal law. You might...

New Mexico has a street legal law. You might want to check it out. While in New Mexico I saw a UTV on a frontage road, and then a saw a two stroke sport ATV (Banshee?) zipping down the road in...
10-19-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 24,231
Posted By dbj216

I purchased my first AGM battery for my Airstream...

I purchased my first AGM battery for my Airstream last year. It cost maybe twice as much as lead acid, but is "ventless" , supposedly lasts longer and can handle more discharge extremes and...
09-26-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 24,231
Posted By dbj216

It is great to read about ATV manufacturers...

It is great to read about ATV manufacturers supporting trails in many different ways. David
Forum: General Chat
09-14-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,944
Posted By dbj216

This may have been mentioned before. If so, I...

This may have been mentioned before. If so, I apologize. We are discussing quads versus side by sides. Is there a machine in the middle? I think there is.

The Polaris Ace 900 makes a lot of...
09-12-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By dbj216

There are folks who haul their quads (mainly) in...

There are folks who haul their quads (mainly) in the bed of their trucks. Every year there are folks hurt trying to drive the ATV up the ramps. Too much throttle and the machine flips backwards. Too...
Forum: General Chat
09-12-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,944
Posted By dbj216

I agree on the Sportsman shifting linkage. The...

I agree on the Sportsman shifting linkage. The Can Am is clumsy at best. Plowing snow: forward, reverse, forward, reverse is clumsy due to the shifter detents, and due to the Can Am gear design. ...
09-07-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 24,231
Posted By dbj216

Interesting. Being from Minnesota and knowing...

Interesting. Being from Minnesota and knowing Polaris as well as WSI, I think Polaris made a wise investment. I'm glad to hear they plan on leaving WSI on their own. I'm sure with time there could...
Forum: General Chat
09-06-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,944
Posted By dbj216

You know, those are the two machines I shopped,...

You know, those are the two machines I shopped, except I wanted the "2 up" models, and I wanted the 1000cc engine for Colorado thin air at 11,000 feet. I'm from Minnesota and have a great deal of...
09-04-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By dbj216

Each state has its beauty, even North Dakota! ...

Each state has its beauty, even North Dakota! I have to admit I'm getting quite used to Colorado. It's like your trees in Michigan, just rock and more rocks in Colorado. Here is another scene...
09-02-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By dbj216

Hi jumbofrank: I'm from Minnesota. I know exactly...

Hi jumbofrank: I'm from Minnesota. I know exactly your scenery, except Minnesota doesn't have a UP or surrounded by the Great Lakes. Michigan is a beautiful 4 season state. I rather miss leafy trees,...
09-02-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By dbj216

A Romp at Rollins Pass

My friend and I road the west Rollins Pass road last week. I found this area scenic, historic, easy, and great fun. The road is an old rail road right of way that was built in the early 1900s. ...
08-24-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 24,231
Posted By dbj216

I wonder who was first making the 3 wheeler into...

I wonder who was first making the 3 wheeler into a "useful" vehicle. I think of the Honda being first with their "Big Red" vehicles for the farm and ranch. I didn't realize Kawasaki was doing the...
08-22-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 184
Posted By dbj216

Welcome from Colorado: You are surly an ATV...

Welcome from Colorado: You are surly an ATV family. Enjoy these Forums, I sure do. David
08-22-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dbj216

Welcome from Colorado: That Banshee is a...

Welcome from Colorado: That Banshee is a wildcat. Very fast. Maybe the last of the racing 2 strokes. I don't see them here in Colorado as they aren't the best for steep and rocky trails. Dig...
Forum: Kawasaki
08-22-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By dbj216

Thank goodness it was only "slightly" overheated....

Thank goodness it was only "slightly" overheated. Otherwise it might have melted wires and insulation.

How does a stater get that hot? Maybe you had an electric air conditioner wired into your...
Forum: General Chat
08-20-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,944
Posted By dbj216

Hi and welcome: The question you posed is the...

Hi and welcome: The question you posed is the same one I had while researching a trail riding machine. I was advised to seriously consider a side by side. My purpose for a machine is trail riding...
Forum: General Chat
08-15-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By dbj216

The condition of the salt surface it critical to...

The condition of the salt surface it critical to record setting top speed runs as you mentioned. This year the salt was deemed near perfect. It was a little sticky on Saturday, but the heat and low...
Forum: General Chat
08-14-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By dbj216

ATVs at Bonneville Speed Week

I had the pleasure of attending three days of the Bonneville Speed Week. It is in Utah, a very friendly ATV state. Many folks used ATVs to get around or run errands on the expansive area of the...
08-08-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By dbj216

My ATV is rated to tow 1500 pounds. But the...

My ATV is rated to tow 1500 pounds. But the limiting factor on my ATV is tongue weight. The literature says not to exceed 50 pounds! I think the reason on my ATV is the receiver "stamping" is...
08-08-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 24,231
Posted By dbj216

I did not know BRP bought Alumacraft in St....

I did not know BRP bought Alumacraft in St. Peter,MN. I've been to St Peter many times, very nice Minnesota town; devastated by a bad tornado years ago. I had an Alumacraft canoe for 20 years and...
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