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kainedogg

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I just picked up a 2003 Yamaha Big Bear 400 project and figured I would join your site and learn a thing or two.

It wants to start but has been sitting for 2 years in a shed. I grabbed it from my neighbor and set about ordering parts for it off Amazon, to include: Petcock, battery and a starter relay since it does not start with the push button.

I am a car guy, but this is my first ATV and since I am on 5 acres, it will come in handy, especially with the 4x4 on command option.

Thanks for having me and I look forward to contributing to the site as well.

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