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About davefrombc

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  1. davefrombc

    Sheared bolt...what to do?

    I can't help on the replacement bolt, but if you take the threaded part of the broken one to a place selling metric bolts you can match it up there. According to a chart I found a bolt with a 10 mm head is normally 6 mm diameter, and has a 1 mm thread pitch.
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    Sheared bolt...what to do?

    You can get slick guides used to center pilot holes for installing door hinges. Replace the right twist drill bit in the appropriate sized one with a left twist drill bit and use it to drill the broken bolt. The bit guide will center the drill bit and prevent you going off to the side and messing up the hole and bolt, and the left twist drill may extract the bolt as you drill. If it doesn't, you will have a centered hole in it to use a regular extractor on. Here is a link to the set I'm talking about offered on Amazon. The set would be handy for a lot of projects that require a well centered drilled hole . https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Migiwata+7Pcs+HSS+Adjustable+Self-centering+Door+and+Cabinet+Hinge+Hole+Opening+Drill+Bit+Set+
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    Carberator problem

    It may be getting too much air, running too lean to start .. Try replacing the air filter and other stock inlet air components and see it if starts and runs much better. Some quads need the air filter installed to run properly. Several members have run into that problem before.
  4. You should be able to have that welded up and reinforced without too much problem. You just have to be sure to keep it all in alignment while doing it
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    Voltage out put

    The problem likely lies in the voltage regulator. I would try to borrow a known good, compatible one and try it on your machine first . If that does not fix it , it may be the stator.. Before tearing into the machine to try changing it out, I would download the service manual and follow the tests outlined in it .
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    Voltage out put

    with the engine running you should have between 13.5 and 14.5 volts DC at the battery terminals. If the lights are on or other accessories are in use the voltage will be a little lower but it shouldn't drop below about 12.5v . The alternator puts out about 25v 3 phase ac that the voltage regulator rectifies and limits to a max of 14.5v DC
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    Need a little help. (Its Easy, I’m just dumb)

    There should be a "hook" on the spring that clips over the lower lever in your pix, and the other end of the spring likely just sits against the case. The longer part with the hook hooks over the lower lever arm next to the bent down tab of the upper lever. Here is a drawing of the assembly :
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    TRX300FW 1991 - Front Brake Bleed

    The edges of the U cup seal(s) go towards the outlet. The pressure in the system when you press the brake forces the lips of the cup out to hold the pressure. If it is backward the pressure pushes them in and bypasses the piston. That easily could be the problem . You wouldn't be the first to accidentally put them in backwards
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    TRX300FW 1991 - Front Brake Bleed

    No, there should be no blow back into the reservoir when you put pressure on the pump , only on release should any air blow back, and only until the air is out of the pump. it sounds like the plunger on the master cylinder has a defective seal. There is no check valve on the master cylinder so when you release the brakes the wheel cylinders push the fluid on the lines back to the reservoir. If there was a check valve , once the brakes were applied they could not release. I think you got a defective master cylinder. There are videos on rebuilding them on Youtube and rebuild kits are not expensive.
  10. davefrombc

    TRX300FW 1991 - Front Brake Bleed

    You should.. I don't know if you're familiar with bleeding brakes , so I'll toss this in . When you pump, while the handle is down in the pumped position, close the brake bleeder vqalve so the master cylinder has to draw from the reservoir rather than drawing back from the line . Same goes when just at the master cylinder itself .. block the outlet with your thumb when releasing the brake handle . You should get pressurized fluid on each pump after the first .
  11. davefrombc

    TRX300FW 1991 - Front Brake Bleed

    There is very little volume per stroke on the master cylinder , so I would suggest just keep bleeding the system until all the air bubbles out. A faster way , but a lot more expensive is to buy a tool to do a reverse brake bleed. It's a handy tool if you need to vacuum test switches and air motors as well as bleed brakes on any of your vehicles. Here is one on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.ca/Performance-Tool-W87030-Automotive-Bleeder/dp/B013VUZ7WG?th=1&psc=1&source=googleshopping&locale=en-CA&tag=googcana-20&ref=pd_sl_54ilvkye00_e
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    Polaris 250 Trail Blazer

    There's one in page 2 of the sites service manual list in the downloads section. You'll need 10 posts before you can download it . Here's a link and info you need to read before trying to download it. Basically , you need 10 posts without spamming the site to get them . This manual covers the 250 to the 400.
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    1986 TRX200 choke spring woes.

    That o ring missing might be your problem. That might be the source of excess air entering the system.. Is the slide of the main jet all the way down at closed throttle ? if for some reason the throttle cable is holding it slightly open that could also be your problem.
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    1986 TRX200 choke spring woes.

    Here is a ad for the carb where you can see the assembly of the choke mechanism.. I'd just drill a small hole on the choke lever you held with your finer and replace that with a lawnmower cable to the choke and mount it so you have a simple pull /push to operate the choke . If you have all the parts , it should be easy to reassemble it, otherwise McGyver it like I suggested. https://www.amazon.ca/Carburetor-HONDA-TRX200-1984-Wheeler/dp/B00KLKIZIS
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    Honda Rancher 2013 starter issue?????

    Starter is toast. Those magnets are supposed to be permanently attached to the case.