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Freezeman last won the day on June 20 2019

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  1. On your feeler gauge the .020 is the Inch measurement which is equal to .508 mm Frank is correct that it is the right gauge, yet he is mistaken to say .020 is 20mm Try to remember that 1 mm is = to .03937 inch
  2. "Another" was just in reference to the ever growing number of people that are looking for others to pay for the problems they own.,
  3. What part of "your property your retaining wall" do you not understand? You could always sue Mother Nature or start another go fund me web page.
  4. I don't care if the carb is brand new. You have a leaking needle seat like I and the previous poster mentioned. Your compression tests are extremely high because the motor is flooded with fuel and almost to the point of liquid lock, further cranking of a liquid locked motor can also cause rod bearing damage and failure. The needle and seat will be where it's supposed to be yet it is not stopping fuel from flowing from the back side of the seat where the o-ring that is suppose to seal and hold the seat in place. If you take the needle and float off and the seat is easily pulled from the ca
  5. Does the oil level still show overfull from fuel flooding, have you drained the crank case?
  6. A leaking valve isn't going to fill the oil with gas. Plus you can check valve leakage with a leak down test with the head on. I would be looking at the carb. The needle and seat is not working right and I bet the seat of the needle is leaking. I posted about this problem recently on here in the Polaris forum. Booth units I had that problem with were Polaris 500's. Be sure to pull the oil drain plug on the bottom side of the crankcase to drain the oil from the crank case. Just draining the oil from the bottom plug of the oil tank will not empty the crank case that is full of fuel.
  7. yes, Booth were Mikuni's with the plastic rack for the floats that set on the rim of the needles seat and the seat is just plugged into the carbs body with an o-ring. The seat is loose because the o-ring has shrunk or is too small to begin with. I didn't order a new OEM o-ring as the same problem would probably happen again, I just use a o-ring from a Metric Harbor freight o-ring set that is a bit larger which requires the seat to be pressed in hard and stays put with out the plastic float cage holding it up in the carb body.
  8. I got another 2013 sportsman 500 with 960 miles on it with the air filter box and motor full of fuel. The same leak from behind the needle and seat. This poor design has to be causing lots of grief to Polaris owners. The owner had found the air box full of fuel and leaking all over his garage floor the next morning after a ride, he was lucky that it didn't kill anyone with a house fire. He cleaned it up and then tried to start it. It would not crank as it was liquid locked so he thought he needed a new starter after he replaced the battery.
  9. Thought i would share a fix that I came across. I was working on a 99 scambler 500, The customer complaint was that even with the fuel shut off the tank would slowly drain out onto the ground. First I found the fuel shut off was bad/ leaking/ dripping so I installed a new one thinking that would fix it. Then I ran it and and seen that the overflow was flowing fuel out from the bowl. So I cleaned the needle and seat and changed the float height to lower the fuel level in the bowl. Well... It still overflowed and flooded. So I bench tested the needle and seat with a pop off tester. I found that
  10. Thank you Wanrep. I have a 99 500 scrambler that would die when put into reverse unless the reverse button was held down. I just unplugged that black wire and now it works great. Mine didn't even need a diode installed to make the indicator lights work properly.
  11. good tip. I will be trying that out with this one.
  12. I came across an odd temporary fix for a 1985 yamaha 80 ATV. It has no spark, yet if I warm the CDI unit up a bit with a heat gun or hair dryer then it fires right up and runs fine until shut off then it returns to no spark until warmed up again. Partzilla shows $217 for a new CDI It's sort of nuts how I found out the fix to warm it up. My old shop TV requires my heat gun warm up around the transformer area every day before it will turn on too.
  13. Some of these fill plug holes are hard to get to and fill, so I like filling through the vent tube with the fill plug out and watch for a trickle of fluid out the fill plug when full.
  14. you might also try a front end alignment, stringing the rear end square to the front end with 1/8" toe out for the LF and RF.
  15. I hope today. But hay the owner is getting old, if I keep it in the shop long enough it could become my ATV. LOL

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