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  1. Light fire

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Ok... so I bought a Polaris 300 2 stroke... it had been freshly rebuilt and fired... somehow they lost fire... anyway, I just pulled it into the garage today and went to trouble shooting... it has great compression and I can get it to fire, but very very lightly... any clue what might be going on?
  2. 95 Xplorer 300 4x4 won't start

    Polaris Xplorer and Xpedition
    So far I have replaced the old fouled plug (cylinder has compression and there is spark), changed all fuel lines, put a new needle in the carb and a bowl gasket, as well as check for spark. On first round of trying to start it, I had the top cap off the carb and after a few pulls it started...
  3. 1996 Xpress 300 Starting Issues

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    First off, thanks for having me on the forum, and taking your time to read this post, in advance Yesterday, I picked up a 96 (manufacture date) xpress 300. After sitting, for God knows how long, underneath a tarp in the previous owners yard, I rescued it for $500. I was told the person who had...
  4. Carb Swap on a Hawkeye 300

    Polaris Sportsman
    I'm told by the polaris dealer that these carbs are horrible, overly complicated to meet emissions, and need to be tuned to each elevation your in, they're also slow, so I am thinking of swapping out to a more traditional style carb. Maybe a Mikuni VM34? I believe this is a 34mm mikuni carb...
  5. Xplorer 300 Rear Sprocket

    ATV General Discussion
    I am new to this site and have a question. I am replacing the rear sprocket on my 1998 Xplorer 300 and have hit a snag. I tried removing the bolts holding the sprocket on and found that the bolt head is round and is recessed in a round hole. Either something is broke/wrong or I am missing...
  6. 1999 Polaris xplorer 300 4X4 for sale

    ATVs For Sale
    1999 Polaris Xplorer 300 4X4 for sale $2000 obo Starts first time every time. Everything works 4 wheel drive etc. New sprockets, carb rebuilt, new chain, new air filter(washable) Mudlites all around 25" in front 26" in back. Well maintained. will throw in pull trailer in price. 678.379.7188...
  7. Pics of your xplorers old and new

    ATV General Discussion
    Starting this thread for all Xplorer owners to post their pics and to show what mods have been done. Mostly stock, premix gas, removed oil tank for DIY version of a hidden snorkel kit (future) Rebuilt engine 10 over, sized up jets, front 25x8x12 rear 26x12x12, new clutch cover new cables. Next...
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Mystery hose 300 explorer

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 97 explorer 300. there is a clear vacuum type hose comming out of the back of the fan motor. What is it and where does it go?
  11. 1995 Polaris 300 2x4

    ATVs For Sale
    For Sale: 1995 Polaris 300 2x4 This unit is being sold for the cost of the repairs. New Parts: Polaris master cylinder, front/rear steel brake lines, recoil spring/rope, and choke Primary drive 11T front sprocket and D.I.D. 520 O-ring chain Aftermarket starter solenoid Interstate battery...
  12. 2010 Polaris Sportsman 300

    Specification Engine • Engine Stroke: 4-Stroke • Engine Type: Single-Cylinder • Displacement (cc): 298 • Cylinders: 1 • Starter: Electric / Pull Transmission • Transmission Type: Continuously Variable (CVT) • Primary Drive (Rear Wheel): Shaft • Reverse: Yes Dimensions • Width (in)...