Frequently Asked Questions

How much do you charge for servicing?

We offer competitive hourly rates for servicing various machines, as outlined below:

Lawn & Garden Equipment $88.00/Hour
Powersports Vehicles $108.00/Hour

How can I optimize my Motorcycles, ATVs, and UTVs for better performance and efficiency?

To improve the performance, efficiency, and overall riding experience of your Motorcycles, ATVs, and UTVs, consider the following practical tips:

  1. Upgrade to a fuel-injection system: Improve your ride's fuel efficiency and response time by upgrading to a modern fuel-injection system that is custom-fit to your vehicle.
  2. Choose high-quality aftermarket exhaust systems: Choose systems that are built to be lighter, have better air circulation, and improve their overall performance.
  3. Maintain proper tire pressure: Make sure to check your tire pressure regularly and adjust it as needed. This will help improve your vehicle's grip on the road, save you money on fuel, and make your tires last longer.
  4. Use synthetic oils: Using high-quality synthetic oils in your ride can help protect the engine and improve how far you can go on a tank of gas. These oils are really good at keeping things moving smoothly and reducing wear and tear on your engine.
  5. Keep air filters clean: To keep your ride running smoothly and lasting longer, it's essential to clean or replace the air filters on a regular basis. This helps the engine work better and improves overall performance.
  6. Install performance-oriented upgrades: If you want to improve your vehicle's performance, there are some add-ons you can consider. These include things like better air filters, ignition systems, and suspension upgrades. These upgrades can help your vehicle work better, but they're not always necessary for everyone. It's up to you to decide if they're worth the investment.
  7. Adopt responsible riding habits: To save on gas and make your vehicle last longer, try not to press the gas pedal too hard or brake too abruptly. Aim to keep a consistent speed while driving.

How do I select the appropriate tire size for my Powersports vehicle?

Picking the right tire size for your Powersports vehicle, such as Motorcycles, ATVs, and UTVs, is crucial for ensuring optimal safety, performance, and handling. Tire size is determined by three key dimensions: width, aspect ratio, and diameter. Here's what you need to know:

  1. Tire Width: Measured in millimeters, this represents the tread width of the tire. Wider tires provide more traction but may affect handling and fuel efficiency.
  2. Aspect Ratio: This is the tire's sidewall height ratio to its width. A lower aspect ratio indicates a shorter sidewall and stiffer tire, offering improved handling but a firmer ride.
  3. Tire Diameter: Measured in inches, this dimension indicates the size of the wheel the tire is designed to fit. Ensure compatibility with your vehicle's existing wheels.

To choose the right tire size for your Powersports vehicle, always refer to the manufacturer's recommendations in your owner's manual or the vehicle's tire placard. This will ensure a proper fit and optimal performance. Remember, selecting the appropriate tire size isn't just about aesthetics; it plays a significant role in your vehicle's safety, handling, and overall ride quality.

What variety of Powersports vehicles and power equipment do you offer at L&D Race Tech?

At L&D Race Tech, we take pride in offering a diverse selection of top-quality Powersports vehicles and power equipment to cater to your outdoor adventure and maintenance needs. Our inventory includes:

  1. Powersports Vehicles: We provide an extensive range of motorcycles, ATVs, and UTVs from leading manufacturers such as KTM, Arctic Cat, Can-Am, and Husqvarna to suit various preferences and requirements.
  2. Power Equipment: Our collection features a wide array of essential tools for lawn and garden maintenance, with professional and homeowner variations. This includes lawnmowers, string trimmers, and chainsaws, designed to make your outdoor tasks take less time and be easier to complete.

Is it necessary to schedule an appointment for service at L&D Race Tech?

To guarantee efficient and timely service for your Powersports vehicle, we recommend scheduling an appointment with our skilled technicians. You can book an appointment by either giving us a call or filling out the form on our website. By scheduling in advance, you can secure a convenient time slot and help us provide exceptional service to all of our valued customers.

*Please note that appointment wait times may vary throughout the year due to seasonal fluctuations in demand.

Are warranties available for Powersports vehicles and power equipment at L&D Race Tech?

At L&D Race Tech, we take pride in ensuring our customers' satisfaction above all else. To achieve this, we provide warranties for our New Powersports vehicles and power equipment, each tailored to meet the specific needs of the product purchased. To understand our warranty terms and conditions better, we highly recommend you consult with one of our experienced sales associates. They eagerly await the opportunity to guide you through the available options and help you make an informed decision.

Are financing options available at L&D Race Tech for Powersports vehicles and power equipment?

At L&D Race Tech, we understand the importance of making your purchase more manageable and offer a range of financing options to accommodate your needs. Our dedicated finance team will collaborate with you to identify the most suitable plan, ensuring you can invest in your dream Powersports vehicle or power equipment easily and confidently.

Do you offer pick-up and delivery for service?

Yes, we do offer pick-up and delivery for service. Please inquire about this service when scheduling your appointment.

Could you explain the method for properly winterizing my Powersports vehicle?

Properly winterizing your Powersports vehicle is essential to ensure it's ready to go when spring comes. Here are a few key steps to follow:

  1. Change the oil and filter before storing the vehicle for the winter.
  2. Drain the fuel tank and add a fuel stabilizer to prevent fuel from gumming up the carburetor or fuel injection system.
  3. Remove the battery and store it in a cool, dry place.
  4. Clean and lubricate the chain or belt drive.
  5. Check the tire pressure and store the vehicle on blocks to prevent flat spotting.
  6. Cover the vehicle to protect it from dust and debris.
  7. Start the vehicle and run it for a few minutes every month during the winter storage period.

How can I boost the performance of my Powersports vehicle for an enhanced riding experience?

Elevating the performance of your Powersports vehicle can significantly improve your overall riding experience, offering increased power, control, and responsiveness. Consider these effective modifications to unleash your vehicle's full potential:

  1. High-performance air filter and exhaust system: Upgrading to a premium air filter and exhaust system can increase airflow and improve overall engine efficiency.
  2. Optimize air/fuel ratio: Re-jet the carburetor or install a power commander to ensure the ideal air/fuel mixture for optimal performance.
  3. High-performance camshaft and valve train: Upgrade to performance-oriented camshafts and valve train components to enhance engine output and responsiveness.
  4. Advanced suspension components: Invest in high-performance suspension parts to improve handling, stability, and ride quality.
  5. Lightweight wheels and tires: Opt for aftermarket lightweight wheels and high-performance tires for better traction, reduced unsprung weight, and increased agility.
  6. Turbo or supercharger: Boost horsepower and torque by adding a turbocharger or supercharger to your vehicle's engine.
  7. Professional engine tuning: Have your engine expertly tuned by our skilled technicians to maximize performance and ensure your vehicle operates at its peak potential.

By implementing these upgrades, you can transform your Powersports vehicle into a high-performance machine tailored to your preferences. I

How can I make my powersports vehicle more secure?

Making your Powersports vehicle more secure can be done in many ways. Here are a few ideas:

  1. Install a steering lock to prevent theft.
  2. Install a kill switch to prevent the engine from starting without the proper key or code.
  3. Install a GPS tracking device to locate your vehicle in case of theft.
  4. Install a security alarm to deter thieves.
  5. Add a disc lock to prevent the wheels from turning.
  6. Add a chain or cable lock to secure the vehicle when parked.
  7. Install a hidden switch to disable the electrical system.

How can I improve the handling of my Powersports vehicle?

Improving the handling of your Powersports vehicle can be done in many ways. Here are a few ideas:

  1. Install high-performance suspension components such as fork internals, shocks, or steering dampers.
  2. Upgrade to high-performance tires and wheels.
  3. Add a steering stabilizer to reduce high-speed wobbles.
  4. Install a steering damper to improve stability and handling.
  5. Add a steering head bearing upgrade to improve steering feel and precision.
  6. Install a quick-shifter to improve gear changes and handling.
  7. Install a slipper clutch to improve handling and performance during downshifts.

Which brands are available at L&D Race Tech, and can I order specific models?

At L&D Race Tech, we are proud to be an authorized dealer for a wide range of the highest-quality brands on the Oregon Coast, including:

While we strive to maintain a diverse selection of "Available On-Site" motorsports vehicles and power equipment, we understand that you may have a specific model in mind. In such cases, we will do our best to accommodate your request and order the desired model for you. However, please note that we cannot guarantee the availability of all models not currently in stock.

Don't forget to explore current manufacturer deals and financing offers to find the perfect match for your needs and preferences.

What is the proper way to break-in a new powersports engine?

Properly breaking in a new Powersports engine is essential to ensure it lasts as long as possible. Here are a few key steps to follow:

  1. Follow the manufacturer's recommended break-in period, typically the first 20-50 miles.
  2. Avoid high speeds and heavy loads during the break-in period.
  3. Vary your speed and avoid prolonged operation at a single speed.
  4. Avoid full-throttle operation during the break-in period.
  5. Change the oil and filter at the recommended intervals during the break-in period.
  6. Keep an eye on the engine's temperature and oil pressure during the break-in period.

How can I make my powersports vehicle more aerodynamic?

Making your Powersports vehicle more aerodynamic can be done in many ways. Here are a few ideas:

  1. Install a fairing or windshield to reduce wind resistance.
  2. Install a belly pan to smooth out the underside of the vehicle.
  3. Install a rear hugger or fender eliminator to reduce drag.
  4. Install a ram air intake to increase airflow to the engine.
  5. Install a tail tidy to streamline the rear end of the vehicle.
  6. Install a seat cowl to reduce drag and improve the vehicle's profile.
  7. Lower the suspension to reduce the vehicle's profile and improve aerodynamics.

How can I enhance the handling of my Powersports vehicle for a better riding experience?

Upgrading your Powersports vehicle's handling can significantly improve your overall riding experience, providing you with greater control, stability, and performance. Here are some effective modifications to consider:

  1. High-performance suspension components: Upgrade to premium fork internals, shocks, or steering dampers for improved stability and ride quality.
  2. Performance tires and wheels: Invest in high-performance tires and lightweight wheels for better traction and more responsive handling.
  3. Steering stabilizer: Add a steering stabilizer to minimize high-speed wobbles and increase stability.
  4. Steering damper: Install a steering damper for enhanced handling and improved control during cornering.
  5. Steering head bearing upgrade: Opt for an upgraded steering head bearing to refine steering feel and precision.
  6. Quick-shifter: Equip your vehicle with a quick-shifter for smoother gear changes and better handling dynamics.
  7. Slipper clutch: Install a slipper clutch to elevate handling and performance during downshifts, reducing rear-wheel hop and ensuring smoother deceleration.