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offer great introduction to engine rebuilding experiences.
In an effort to get more students into skilled trades, American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has created a youth apprenticeship program at its powertrain operations facility in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
Manufacturers like CVT transmissions for ATVs and UTVs because they are cheap and simple automatic transmissions. The CVT often gets a bad rap from users because the transmission doesn’t deliver the power how the user wants. Like stock suspension settings, the manufacturer is shooting for a middle-of-the-road approach that will function fairly well under a
A technician can carry out the majority of their work with basic hand tools. A major dividing line appears when the service manual calls for the use of a special tool. The professional technician should have a large selection of specialty tools for handling specific jobs. Even a crafty shade tree mechanic can be stonewalled
Lithium-Ion Phosphate (LifePo4) batteries have been available in the powersports market for the past few years and continue to gain popularity due to its low weight and high power. But the higher cost of the chemistry as well as more sensitive cells compared to lead-acid, has created some misunderstandings among consumers who purchase these types of batteries.
The continually variable transmission, or CVT, is a common component in the powersports industry. This is the transmission that has given scooters and snowmobiles the ability to be gas and go for decades. The CVT has also found a home in ATVs where a simple automatic transmission is desired.