Jermtheworm

1999 Honda 400ex - Aaarrrr!!!

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I replaced my cam and now i can't get the thing to start. What did i do wrong? I lined up everything correct. I think. Anyone with some insight that could help would be greatly appreciated.:mad:

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What make and model ATV do you have? I would say maybe the timing is off as a first guess.

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i have a 99 400 ex with a big bore kit. I bought a new stage 2 hot cam for it and got the timing right. it cranks over but won't start. Looking at it today a little more...i think i have a bent valve. I pit the compression tool on it and only have 25ftpnds. not sure how to fix that. Nor do i have the tools. Also, i noticed that there are double springs on it too.is that normal?

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i have a 99 400 ex with a big bore kit. I bought a new stage 2 hot cam for it and got the timing right. it cranks over but won't start. Looking at it today a little more...i think i have a bent valve. I pit the compression tool on it and only have 25ftpnds. not sure how to fix that. Nor do i have the tools. Also, i noticed that there are double springs on it too.is that normal?

A bent valve will definately cause that problem. If it is not sealing you won't get compression. As far as how to fix it I am sure Oxidized_Black has a pdf link for the manual listed and you can see what it will involve from there. Good luck and keep us posted with progress.

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CK1999_400ex would be the best guy to chat with about this, but he hasn't been here for quite some time due to family matters. i will email him at his aol and see if he is busy. i emailed him before but never got a response ....

here is a manual in the meantime ...

https://www.yousendit.com/download/TEhWSlIzQzNveE94djlVag

couldn't upload it here, too big 124Mb's ....

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thank you everyone who led me to the right person to get what i needed. You guys are awesome. Now i have the manual...i can get my quad up and running:) I'll be working on it tomorrow mornin

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thank you everyone who led me to the right person to get what i needed. You guys are awesome. Now i have the manual...i can get my quad up and running:) I'll be working on it tomorrow mornin

That's what we do here at Quadcrazy. :yes:

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