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Been slow in starting up, in the recent past it would start up in <1/2 second of the button press with a snap. Now it takes several seconds of cranking to get going. Once going runs as it always did. Replaced the plug no change. Battery is good.
Before I tear it apart and look things over was hoping others might have had the same experience and have a quick fix for me
Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions to get this old machine starting quickly again as it has for 20 years.
Safety Is A Concern For Kids ATVs
The family is into racing ATVs and now the children want to get in on the action. How do you start with someone who is too young to drive a car, but yet sees other children their own age charging through the woods racing an ATV? A tough decision for parents, but with a lot of planning and instruction your kids ATV can become a reality.
Safety should be your first concern before getting the kids ATVs for their own use. You should plan on doing your research to make sure that you get the best kids ATV available for their age group and size. The research should include surfing the web and also by reading Consumer Reports—both of these will provide you with a tremendous amount of information on kids ATVs.
It is recommended that the youngest kid ATV riders should have an ATV that has an engine with no more than 4.3 cubic inches. There are not too many choices at this size for kids ATVs, but you want to ensure that your child is not riding a machine that it too large for them to handle.
As a concerned parent, you should check into the ATV Safety Institute. This group offers safety courses all over the country. The experienced instructors will teach you and your kids about pre-ride inspections, warm up exercises, braking, turning, and shifting. They also teach you about clutch and throttle control and about the importance of body position and simple maintenance. In addition they cover riding techniques and how to tackle obstacles, hills and different kinds of trails. All of these issues are important safety issues for your kids ATV riding.
So, what are the features will your kid's ATV have? One company has an experienced team of ATV enthusiasts that work with you on your kids ATV to hand select the perfect one. Each ATV they have is designed with safety in mind and they offer a 4-point safety system which includes a throttle limiter, an emergency kill switch, a safety kill tether and a remote kill key. The kid ATVs are safe and they come with a 4 stroke engine, headlights, an electric start and disk brakes. This company that focuses on safety with kid ATVs is Motorxtremes. They want to make sure that every kids ATV is safe and that the rider follows all safety precautions.
You should make sure that your kids ATV comes with all of the necessary additional safety equipment to make their ride as safe as possible. Every kid ATV rider should have a helmet with a full-face cover, goggles to keep dirt out of their eyes, gloves with finger and knuckle guards, a shirt with long sleeves and safety pads for their chest, shoulders, elbows and knees.
Make sure you and your children know the rules of riding ATVs. While you can not ensure that your kids ATV rides will be completely accident free, you can help them by providing the best additional safety equipment available.
OK, so I'm a boxing fan...anyone watch last night's fight between Manny Pacquiao & Ricky Hatton?
The PacMan is just too fast and too accurate. Floyd Mayweather just announced yesterday that he's coming out of retirement to fight Marquez in July. Maybe we'll get a December fight between Pretty Boy and the PacMan?
So, Manny has convincingly beaten up DeLaHoya (just announced his retirement from boxing) and now Hatton...
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MOTORSPORT AFTERMARKET GROUP, INC. ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISTION OF DRAGONFIRE RACING
IRVINE, California, December 1, 2008 – Motorsport Aftermarket Group, Inc. (“MAG”) is pleased to announce its acquisition of DragonFire Racing, a leading supplier of aftermarket racing and performance parts for ATVs and UTVs.
Brian Etter, President and CEO of MAG said, “We are excited to continue our expansion into the Off-Road market with the addition of DragonFire Racing. DragonFire Racing, with its comprehensive line of performance parts and accessories, launches us into the attractive UTV segment. We are confident that Todd Romano and his team will continue to deliver quality products and services for our combined company.”
Todd Romano, President of DragonFire Racing said, “DragonFire Racing is recognized as an industry leader in performance parts and accessories for Side-by-Side UTVs, Desert Race Cars, Pre-Runners and ATVs. I am looking forward to working with the design, engineering, manufacturing and financial resources that MAG brings to our business. Our growth and success have come from the ability to consistently bring exciting new products to market. Our OE Partnerships, Direct to Dealers and Distribution Channels will see growth from our current product offering, as well as expansion to Street, Mud, Hunt and introduction of the DragonFire SXS. In addition to being great for growing our business, it also opens up new opportunities to our talented and dedicated employees.”
MAG is a group of businesses that design, build and sell products for Street and Off-Road motorsport markets. The MAG family of companies includes Renthal, Vance & Hines, Kuryakyn, Mustang Motorcycle Products, Performance Machine, Forge-Tec Motorcycle Wheels, Progressive Suspension, MAG Europe, and J&P Cycles.
Since its inception in 2000, Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) has successfully acquired leading brands in the motorsport parts and accessories aftermarket. No other industry participant owns as many dominant brands. Each MAG company is a leader in its market segments. The MAG companies enjoy long histories of leadership and innovation, some dating back to the 1970s. MAG’s businesses are operated independently to support continued innovation, creative freedom, and to be close to their customers. Our teams also work together in product design and development, marketing and advertising, and special events to take advantage of our combined experience and resources. The MAG corporate office provides support in the areas of business development, finance, sourcing, information technology, and administration that is unmatched in the industry.
Visit us at www.maggroup.com and www.dragonfireracing.com.
No lift , sorry I just put that tag on picture, But I first put ITP type 7 mags with mud lite 25'" tires on it, I think 25 X 8 X 10 on front and 25" X 9 or 10 X 12 on rear, all on 12 inch rims. It did no rub any on the front or rear and I even could have went up to 26" in the rear (Plenty of room) It gave me just at or over 2 inches in ground clearance. Man all the frame bottoming out went away and did I have some fun in the mud holes. This disgusted all my ridding buddys because I went everwhere they went and most of the time I was the first to hit the deep mud holes. Also If you want a little deeper sound just take the spark arrester out, sounds great. Caution though if you go from stock tires to tires like mud tires I went from spinning my wheels on steep hills (To steep really) to the rear tires catching fast and flipping it on me a couple of times. However I see you have a winch to weight you down in front.
The second wheel & rims seen in picture are ITP type 4 mags with the same tires as above. Let me know if you need some help on the thing i have changed brakes it and a few other things.
The above is a pm I recieved. Just thought I would share with evrybody.
ok so ive been talkin to some ppl with these rev boxs and they say its a quick, easy, and worth buying upgrade.
heres the one im thinkin about buyin...
eBay Motors: AMR STAGE 2 REV BOX HONDA TRX 400EX IGNITION 400 CDI (item 370064886695 end time Aug-28-08 16:57:54 PDT)
i was talkin to my buddy about it and he said it would eventually blow the engine(i kno bullshitt right?). i said i wouldnt think so, unless i held it wide open for a prolonged amount of time. but my question is, could this rev box possibly blow my engine? im tryin to make my quad as fast as possible without taking away the 400ex's well known reliability.
and another question wat stage should i get? stage 2 or 3? remeber my quad is stock
thanks alot guys
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