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  4. Where To Ride Your ATV

    Discussion forum on where to ride your ATV. Where do you ride? You can also post in our Regional Forums for specific locations by state and region. 

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  6. ATV Racing & ATV Events

    Do you have an event or promotion you would like to share with everyone, post it here. ATV Racing events, jamborees, etc.

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  7. ATV & Off Road Modifications

    Share your ATV & Off Road modifications and projects. Get help with your ATV mods by posting what you are working on, your progress, and how your final project is coming along. Show is your modded ATV, UTV, Side by Side, ATC, or other Off Road vehicle.

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  8. ATV Tires and Rims

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  9. This vs. That ATV & Off Road Comparisons

    Need to compare ATVs, UTVs, Side by Sides , ATV Products and Accessories, or other Off Road vehicles? Post your topic in this forum and start a discussion.

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  10. ATV Trailers, Haulers, and Attachments

    ATV trailers, haulers, and other forms of transporting your ATVs and off-road toys. ATV attachments such as dump carts, mowers, and snow plows.

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  11. Hunting, Camping, & Outdoors Forum

    For all of our outdoors members, post about camping, hunting, fishing, or any other outdoor topics. Do you use your ATV when camping, hunting or getting to that fishing spot? Share your adventures and pictures.

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  12. ATV Laws, Legal Issues, and Policing

    Discussions on ATV Laws, Legalities,and ATV Policing authorities. Other ATV legal topics and proposed legislation.

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  • Latest Forum Posts

    • I have a service manual. I just gotta get after it and get it figgered out. The owner is starting to get antsy. It's been here about 2 months already. But, I had to send the cylinder out for re-plating, etc. Shipping these days is a crap-shoot. Mightbe 3 days..might be 3 weeks... Thanks for the input and encouragement! 
    • Basketcases are always so much fun. There used to be a Raptor service manual in the downloads section so I'd start there and run down any loose wires and odd items hanging around.  Sounds like you do indeed have a fuel related issue but it could be harness or ground as much as pump. I think you're real close, just one more hurdle to hear it run. 
    • Its kind of a long story...but..from the beginning. I never heard this bike run. When I got it the owner said he thinks it needs  a new starter. LOL. It did.....but, it needed a whole lot more. So, after doing the overhaul it would start die, start die, repeat. I had a small water leak out of the head, but I tightened down a little on it and it stopped. But, I did put a new head gasket on and no leaks so far.   I tested the fuel pressure. According to the manual it's supposed to be tested while the engine is running. I didn't have the right fitting to do that. But, I could test it without starting it and I did that. The pressure went up to about 45 psi (the book calls for 46) and then it would drop off. So, I figured a cheap fuel pump would tell the story. So after the fuel pump change, same thing. I adjusted the valves, just because I hadn't done it. Then the thing wouldn't crank over. Whenever it would hit the compressions stroke, it would almost stop. So I figured I did something wrong. I checked the cam timing and I was 1 tooth off and that made the changes that I made to the valves way off. I got that straightened out. Now it would crank over, but not start unless I gave it shot of ether. So, now it's getting no fuel at all. I changed to more expensive pump, and it did the same. Now, yesterday, my wife asked about these wires and this plunger looking thing hanging down. I said I didn't know what they were, so I grabbed the plunger thing and hit the starter and it fired up! And then died. It fired up a couple times, a couple of times it wouldn't. The plunger thing didn't have any effect on it. Or the other 2  wires. So, that got me thinking that there's a short or a loose wire somewhere.  I'm not sure what these 2  things are. They weren't hooked up when it came here.   
    • CDI either runs or doesn't, normally.  Any intermittent issue with CDI is frequently once they get hot or wet.  I'm still betting it's fuel pump.  You said "more expensive one" but that doesn't always mean as good as OEM.  this is all assuming though that it's a fuel related issue.  Could be heat shutting down a coil, compression leak on a sticky valve or head gasket...quite a bit to narrow down.  What made you go to fuel pump as the possible culprit?  Just curious.
    • I'm also looking this manual, did u found it?

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