A common problem with dirt bike and atv plastics is oxidation. This usually occurs from be over exposed to the weather and sun. It is not always in the budget to go and buy new plastics or a new gas tank. Here are a few tips to help restore your plastics or old nasty tank back to (or close to) their vibrant look. … [Read more...] about How To Restore Plastic
Just want to say Happy New Year to everyone from Desert X Throttle! We've been up and running for almost a year now and it's been a blast. I just want to thank all the viewers and those who inspire me to be better. We look forward to a great 2019! … [Read more...] about Top 5 Projects and Videos for 2018
If you're like a lot of people, sufficient funds can be difficult to come by when it comes to restoring or fixing up a an old dirt bike. Usually when we find the old ones, we like to fix them up and try to turn a profit. Or we fix them up and ride them for a while. Some dirt bikes can be restored on a small budget, if the engines are fairly sound that is. (That is the key, be … [Read more...] about Small Budget Dirt Bike Flip!
Ever smashed your radiator? New radiators can cost a few hundred dollars but sometimes it's not necessary to buy new. A bent radiator can also tweak the plastic and cause stress to other components while ultimately restricting air flow. Obviously if the radiator is leaking, it may be necessary to replace it, but a bent radiator can usually be straighted out with a little … [Read more...] about How-To: Straighten a Dirt Bike Radiator
Depending on the climate, certain times of year can prove to be better than others when looking to purchase a used dirt bike. In climates with all four seasons, winter is usually the best time to purchase used dirt bikes. This is one of the more significant tips I can give when purchasing used. Prices of a used bikes seem to climb right before spring and summer. Buying during … [Read more...] about How to Find a Good Buy