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How do I Decode a Honda ATV VIN Number?

How do I Decode a Honda ATV VIN Number?

Honda ATVs have a Vehicle Identification Number that can be used to trace the ATV back to the manufacturer and even to the exact point the ATV came off the production line. Other information contained in the VIN is the ...

Anchor Line Requirements for the Size of a Boat

Anchor Line Requirements for the Size of a Boat

At some point in your boating life, you will want to stay put in one place. Whether relaxing in the sun, swimming, fishing or enjoying a quiet, peaceful lunch, you will have more fun if you can set anchor. Understanding ...

Specifications for a Johnson Outboard 115 TL

Specifications for a Johnson Outboard 115 TL

You can find the specs for the Johnson 115 TL in the owner's manual, or you can look at the serial number tag, a metal tag or sticker that’s slightly larger than a quarter, located on the engine’s clamp ...

1995 Yamaha Waveraider 700 Specs

1995 Yamaha Waveraider 700 Specs

The 1995 Yamaha Waveraider 700 is known by Yamaha as the RA700T, and it was designed to be the fastest wave rider on the water in 1995. With a lightweight fiberglass hull, this model weighed 388 lbs without fuel. The ...

How to Decode Evinrude Outboard Serial Numbers

How to Decode Evinrude Outboard Serial Numbers

When you look on the motor mounting bracket of your Evinrude, you find a metallic, embossed tag with the name "Evinrude" prominently featured, along with a variety of information on your motor and finally, the ...

Ontario Boating Regulations

Ontario Boating Regulations

The Canadian province of Ontario has many bodies of water, and according to the Ministry of Natural Resources, over 250,000 lakes. These lakes and waterways have made boating a very popular recreational activity in ...

How to Relieve Motorcycle Throttle Hand Pain

How to Relieve Motorcycle Throttle Hand Pain

It's common for motorcyclists who ride frequently to experience hand throttle issues such as soreness, numbness, cramping, fatigue and pain. This is especially true if you go on long rides. Hand issues are caused by ...

How to Troubleshoot Shurflo Water Pumps

How to Troubleshoot Shurflo Water Pumps

If you are the owner of an RV, motor home, camper or tent trailer, you should learn about your water pump and how it works. It is relatively easy to troubleshoot your Shurflo water pump if you are experiencing any ...

How to Increase the Horsepower on a Honda Rebel

How to Increase the Horsepower on a Honda Rebel

The Honda Rebel is a 250cc class motorcycle produced intermittently by Honda since 1985. Its light weight (just over 300 pounds) and smooth five speed transmission make the bike easy to ride. The Rebel's classic cruiser ...

Proper Tilt and Trim for an Outboard Motor

Proper Tilt and Trim for an Outboard Motor

All outboard motors are hinged to allow varying the angle of attachment of the mostly vertical alignment of the motor, drive train and propeller in relationship to the mostly horizontal plane of the stern of the boat to ...

How to Pull a Water Skier

How to Pull a Water Skier

One of the most important factors in a water skier's experience is the performance of the boat driver. There are several things a boat driver you can do to make the skier's ride as enjoyable, and as safe, as possible.

Names of Parts of a Boat

Names of Parts of a Boat

The parts of a boat have funny names to a landsman. Many of the names go back hundreds of years and their origins are often lost. Some make sense only if you know something of sailing ship construction in the 16th ...

How to Build My Own Cheap Motorcycle

How to Build My Own Cheap Motorcycle

Anyone who is out to build a motorcycle and go cheap can make it happen by spending the time to pull all the parts together. Deals and giveaways are out there and it's more a matter of diligence than dollars. The idea ...

Yamaha Warrior 350 Specifications

Yamaha Warrior 350 Specifications

Yamaha introduced the Warrior ATV, a four wheeler with two-wheel drive, in the late 1980s. Built for all types of ATV riding, from the relatively smooth sailing of an abandoned rail line to the roughness of a trek far ...