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Flipper Tiffany Roper Jones

Polaris 500 sportsman give it gas stalls

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Wow and it’s the same shape as the decompression lobe too. Something was not put back right would be my guess because even with the spring off or bad that part should still stay seated.   

Whats your thoughts ? 

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Since the spring didn't hold it very tight from it slapping back and forth in there it's only aluminum cans still turning so it got beat by the stop pin and the rod its mounted on flipped sideways and busted out. Theres literally nothing in there but it u no. I'm just glad it busted out not in.

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Yep I think  you dodged a bullet.  So now what ? Have you located a new cap and what’s your thoughts on the cam assembly? Maybe a whole new set up, cam and all? 

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Yea no kidding definitely one of the more difficult ones I've had to work on. What happened to just air fuel and spark for god sakes. Now they have all this un needed bs to em now its unreal.

But for $300 in mint condition I'll put in the wrench time every time. 

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I just put in a brand new cam and a brand new cap and it just did the same exact thing is there something that holds that cam or decompression ring in place. Also I noticed another thing when I started it disconnected the battery ran like it was supposed to hook battery back up couldn't hit the gas again. I'm getting so frustrated with thing its unreal about the hundredth time I've taken it apart.

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Holy crap a second failure!!!! Ok time to take a breather and really look into this to see what’s happening.  That is a serious failure. 

Without disturbing too much try to open the head up see what’s loose or does not look right.   It’s almost as if the engine is kicking backward ? 

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Seems to me the timing gear side is what keeps it from walking. On the decompressor side, can the swing weights be put on backwards? I don’t have one here to remember how they are set up.

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It will go in 2 different ways but I put it in exactly how the service manual showed it both times now before I put it in and wounded the spring once never had this problem now manual says put it in with spring in relaxed position do not wind it once it will not work right but both times broke the case out like something is throwing it out the busting the weight off and weird thing it started running perfectly when I unhooked the battery its getting so much juice from stator it blew my neutral light out this is crazy I just keep throwing money at it and just keeps costing me more its insane 

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