ATV’s are tough vehicles that never let you down no matter what kind of terrain, mountain or river you are riding it on. To keep your ATV in good condition and protect it from any damage, installing lift kits is a wise move.
What are these kits?
Lift kits are a group of bolts and braces that when assembled form a holding accessory for your ATV. If your ATV is very low and the underside gets scratched, rubbed or banged every time it hits rocks or goes by rivers, it will be a good idea to install the lift kit onto your ATV.
The function of a lift kit is to raise the underside of the ATV by about 2-5 inches. It also provides more support to larger tires as well as helping improve the performance of your machine by maintaining its condition.
How to select
There are different types of lift kits available in the market. Each one is designed for a particular type of ATV. Describe your model to the dealer and take advice on what type of lift will suit your vehicle. The distance you travel, the kinds of terrain and the distance or gap you would like to keep between the road and the ATV would all be factors that will influence the lift kit type to be installed in your ATV.
Lift kits are easy to carry and assemble. They can be assembled within a minute or two. If you pull over and want to fix it onto your ATV on the road, it can be done quickly. Before purchasing, just pay attention to the assembly, and you will be set.
To ensure the safety of your ATV, ask the dealer about the maximum gap that should be kept between the terrain and the vehicle that would not make your drive challenging and give you risk-free movement. The higher the ATV (that is any more than 2 inches), the riskier it becomes when driving. So 2 inches is the standard lift that is attainable for a safer drive.
If logs and any heavy material are aboard, often, along with a lift kit, bigger tires should also be installed to provide your ATV with the required strength and stability. This combination will protect it against any physical damage, breakage and helps in handling your ATV well. It will also give a tough and cool look to your machine.
It is always advisable to purchase a lift kit for safety!