What did you do to your ATV today???

Discussion in 'ATV/UTV' started by fortech, Apr 7, 2020.

  1. fortech

    fortech Active Member

    I’ve gone from having very little time to perform maintenance on my toys to having lots and lots of time due to this COVID 19 Pandemic. That said, I thought I would make a “spin off” of the “What did you do to your bike today?” thread.

    Does anyone else find themselves passing time in the garage?

    Anyone prepping their ATV/UTV for the upcoming season?

    2014 Yamaha Grizzly 700


    - Oil & filter change
    - Front & rear differential oil change
    - New spark plug
    - Coolant drain, flush and fill
    - Air filter clean and re-oil


    - Replace aluminum skids
    - Clutch(s) & belt inspection
    - Grease rear suspension bushings
    - Check front suspension components
    - Pull all four wheels and check brake pads


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  2. HunterSon

    HunterSon Active Member

    I miss my griz 550.
  3. Backdraft

    Backdraft Active Member

    just picked up a glass windshield for the Polaris Ranger... Started to mount it... Amongst other projects...
  4. fortech

    fortech Active Member

    FDB3B2DD-F573-4865-9BFD-1C349090FC6D.jpeg Got it completed today!

    Had to think outside the box to get the skid plates re-mounted. It appears the many rocks of Newfoundland has affected the alignment of the bolt holes.
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  5. Backdraft

    Backdraft Active Member

    By the looks of that thing... Never been off road.....

    This is good shape
  6. skibum69

    skibum69 Well-Known Member

    I'm almost the only person in this community without one and I have to say I have no interest in having one. Just sayin'
  7. fortech

    fortech Active Member

    It’s relatively low miles (2200 kms) and usually only gets used travelling to/from my friends outfitting camp. Lots of rough trails and rocks on the trip. The top sides are in good shape, but the footwells have rubbed their fair share of rocks as have the skids underneath. Had to pound allot of metal back into shape to get the right footwell off the bike and access the clutches.
  8. Wayne

    Wayne Well-Known Member

    Wow, that is low mileage. What year? My mileage is extremely low too, 2002 with 4000klms.
  9. skibum69

    skibum69 Well-Known Member

    Where the fuck do you ride in Airport Heights?
  10. Wayne

    Wayne Well-Known Member

    Are you talking to me? I haven’t used my quad in about 10 years. And the 4000klms on its odometer is all Brigus JCT.
  11. skibum69

    skibum69 Well-Known Member

    Right, 10 years? Why would you still have it?
  12. Wayne

    Wayne Well-Known Member

  13. murph

    murph Well-Known Member

    It don't eat no hay.
  14. fortech

    fortech Active Member

    And therefore don’t have to shovel out the barn daily either!
  15. Relic

    Relic Member

    Old cat had to be put down...


    But new addition to family.
    All I did so far was to install custom box. :)
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  16. Backdraft

    Backdraft Active Member

    Mounted spare tire and installed rear mudguards on the Ranger sitting on my new custom built trailer my 80year old father just completed for me...

    Relaxing in the garage this evening and cow and 2 calves came out for a look 20200503_191919.jpg 20200503_191925.jpg 20200503_191930.jpg 20200503_191959.jpg 20200504_205238.jpg
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  17. fortech

    fortech Active Member

    Not ignoring the moose, but I must say that is a tidy job on that trailer!
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  18. Relic

    Relic Member

    What he said!

    What ever happened to that smilie thingy we had for that?
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  19. Bob

    Bob Active Member

    +1 on the trailer!
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  20. Backdraft

    Backdraft Active Member

    Grease and fluid change time of year . Weather too crappy for either SxS or motorcycle.... Argh!!!

    Thanks for the praise on the trailer. Passed it onto dad, put a high smile across his face....


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