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  1. 1997 Sportsman 500 oil pump seal?

    Polaris Sportsman
    I'm getting ready to change the oil pump seal on my 1997 Sportsman 500, I have read the post on doing the water pump seal change on the newer models. Is everything basically the same on the 1997? Also on the post I read it said to replace the Nylock nut the 1997 doesn't have a Nylock it has...
  2. NEED HELP!! 1997 polaris xplorer 400 engine wiring

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    hello im new to this forum and in need of help. i am having extreme difficulties figuring out the wiring on this engine. i just picked up a go kart a few days ago and it has a 1997 polaris 400 2 stroke engine and i cannot get spark. after messing with the wiring it ran for about 1-2 minutes then...
  3. Sportsman 400 '97 Maint. Sched. ?

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm a new owner of a 1997 Sportsman 400 and in need of help for several maintenance items. I'm fixing everything up and completed items are listed at the bottom. 1. Repairing the drive belt cover. It has a hole worn in the top from drooping and rubbing on the main clutch. A new OEM cover is...
  4. New SD

    ATV New Members
    Hi all. New to site. I have a 97 Polaris sportsman 500 4x4. Its a project four wheeler as it does not run. It turns over and over and over but will not fire/start. Any help, opinions would be much appreciated.
  5. 97 300 explorer driven clutch

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I pulled the driven clutch out and the spring has several holes it can be locked into. 2 on one end and 3 on the other. What are these for. I'm not sure which ones mine came out of. Thanks
  6. 97 300 explorer driven clutch

    ATV New Members
    I pulled the driven clutch out and the spring has several holes it can be locked into. 2 on one end and 3 on the other. What are these for. I'm not sure which ones mine came out of. Thanks
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