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Hondasher

1997 Yamaha Big Bear 350 2WD Opinion's.

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I picked up a 1997 Yamaha Big Bear 350 2X4 a week or so back in non running condition, apparently they said it needed a new carburetor or a battery, I cleaned the carburetor thoroughly and got it running on idle and without choke now and it shifts into all the gears even into reverse. Aside from making me bounce a little when trying to start out with a bit of throttle the shock suffice to say needs work. Anyways I made a video of it running and would like your opinions on it, as to how it sounds while running. It seems like it has a little whine I'm not sure why that is maybe someone can tell me what it is. Anyways here is the video.

 

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Nice job getting it running! I hear a little whining noise, is the air filter on or are there any intake leaks? 

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Sounds great but yes def a whinny noise.  Im thinking clutch, check all fluids and take it for a good run.  
Nice work, you can pick up a new seat cover for 30 bucks or make your own for maybe 10 bucks.  

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@Frank Angerano Apologies for not replying sooner, I forgot where I had posted my question on which forums. Anyways I have it put back together after restoring the plastics from being faded, and I have everything connected now, it doesn't seem like it's whining at all that I can tell or at least not very much. 

 

Before I had one of the tubes disconnected from the air box. Maybe that was the whining. It seems to drive just fine. 

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