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Ask a Mechanic: Bearing Lubrication Frequency

You ask we answer. Here's the latest in our "Ask a Mechanic" series. Q: How often should I lubricate my bearings? A: Do you ride a dirt bike or ATV? Ah, it doesn't matter. The short answer is once a year. But don't run away yet because it's not...

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Tips for Cleaning Your Muddy Riding Gear

If the summer Motocross season proved anything, rain happens. All year round. And you can bet on one thing to take place 100 percent of the time during a mud race. Riders get muddy. So much, in fact, the muck sometimes makes them unrecognizabl...

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How To Use Loctite on Your Dirt Bike or ATV

Loctite this, Loctite that. Loctite the @#$% out of everything and go. Now wait just a second. Loctite won't make your dirt bike or ATV indestructible but get a little too footloose and fancy free with it and you just might want to run your ride...

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Ask a Mechanic: Coolant Change

You ask we answer. Here's the latest in our "Ask a Mechanic" series. Q: How often should I change my coolant? A: Whether you ride a dirt bike or ATV, the easy answer is check your owner's manual for the recommended service intervals on changing...

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How Often Should You Bleed the Brakes on Your Dirt Bike or ATV?

Think of the last time you changed the brake fluid in your car. If like most people, you can't remember, you might have the same approach towards the brake fluid in your dirt bike or ATV. The importance of oil and filters changes in a dirt bike ...

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Ask a Mechanic: Fouled Spark Plugs

You ask we answer. Here's the latest in our "Ask a Mechanic" series. Q: I keep fouling the spark plug on my 2008 YZ250. Like after every ride. What's going on? A: Old gas! But Probably Something Else Running old gas is one possible answer th...

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Ask a Mechanic: False Neutral

You ask we answer. Here's the latest in our "Ask a Mechanic" series. Q: Why does my 2016.5 factory edition 450 go into a false neutral between every gear? A: This really shouldn't happen whether you ride the factory edition or any dirt bik...

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Want More Power? Try Changing These Parts on Your Dirt Bike or ATV

I need more power! Said just about everyone who has ever ridden a dirt bike or ATV in competition. And even those who just enjoy blazing along trails eventually want a faster bike without needing to buy a new one housing a bigger engine. Littl...

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Does Engine Oil Go Bad? Using Old Oil and Other Fluids in Your Dirt Bike or ATV

The garage sure does harbor a lot of secrets. Between shelves lined with boxes, fertilizer, grass seed and pesticide sit some lonely, unused and sometimes unopened bottles of engine fluids that were once lost but now found thanks to last weekend...

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Using Old Gas in Your Dirt Bike or ATV

When good gas goes bad. The fuel fueling your dirt bike or ATV doesn't last forever (one reason to ride!) but unless you have mathematical wizardry as a talent you likely end up with leftovers after the latest trip to the track or trails that mi...

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