ATV Project Quads Category

Dune Rig: Teryx Project

Jesse Wozniak / ATV Sport Does evolution exist in the mechanical world? If you could observe the changes to the recreational vehicles that have been tackling the sand dunes of Southern California over the last 40 years, you might think so. From ATC 90 three-wheelers, to high-performance ATVs, the trend...
March 24th, 2009 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Honda TRX700XX Mods

It was early summer of 2008 when we completed the “Big 5” open-class shootout with five of the ATV industries top big-bore sport quads. Among them was the 700XX which boasted the highest top speed, although it took every foot of our drag strip to get there. However, the 700XX didn’t do so well...
February 11th, 2009 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Honda 200X Restoration

I’ve heard it many times over the years, people or readers telling me “I still wish I had my old machine.” Well, recently one former three-wheeler racer surprised me when he sent us a photo of his ancient racer. Michigan’s Steve Stroud used to compete in the Grand National Championship series...
February 11th, 2009 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

1992 Banshee Rebuild

Ethan Grant is a self-proclaimed gearhead. He says while other kids were playing sports and going to dances, he and his buddies were wrenching on things. You see, he felt more at home building and tearing apart go-karts and mini-bikes than he did trying to catch a ball or hold hands with a girl. He caught...
January 16th, 2009 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Yamaha Raptor 250 Mods

300-class Raptor Owner/Project Engineer: Wiseco Piston Company/Dave Sulecki HOMETOWN: Mentor, Ohio CLASS: Entry-level What if you had 180 or so hours to kill? Would you use that time to design ATV engine parts and build a project quad? Chances are you wouldn’t, but for aftermarket companies it’s...
July 23rd, 2008 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Modified 450R

RIDER: David Burton AGE: 20 HOMETOWN: Columbia City, Ind. CLASS: GNCC 20+ C class David Burton competes in the C-class ranks in the Grand National Cross Country racing series. To ensure he has a good shot at improving in his second year and hopefully challenge for the podium, this young kid from Columbia...
June 11th, 2008 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Yamaha Raptor 80 Mods

RIDER: Courteney Metts AGE: 12 CLASS: Recreational rider While most 12-year-old girls are obsessed with Hannah Montana and dressing a certain way to impress their friends, Courteney Metts of New Castle, Pa., has other things on her mind. She can’t take her mind off her custom Yamaha Raptor 80. “She...
May 22nd, 2008 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Performance Project: Double Take

It’s every guy’s fantasy. Attractive, high-revving twins that travel with you on the weekends built for speed and comfort. When Cody Anderson started planning out how his latest trick quads would look, he decided to raise the bar on his own Weird Science project. “One solid race bike has been the...
November 30th, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

Yamaha Raptor 700R Mods

It was almost too cold to ride that late-fall day last year. It was our first official evaluation of the Yamaha Raptor 700R SE we had just received as a long-term test unit and we were lucky to be riding so late in the year. There were clouds of fog over the ditches and swamps along the trail and the...
November 2nd, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Project Quads, Sport ATV | Read More

UTV To The Extreme

In stock form, UTVs are perhaps some of the most versitile vehicles on the planet. In mod form, however, they become whatever their owners want them to be. We’ve seen these vehicles turned into race machines and heavy-duty tow vehicles, mud bog machines and farm implements. Here’s a behind-the-scenes...
December 19th, 2006 | Filed under: Project Quads, UTV | Read More