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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Recently pulled the motor due to some worn out rings,valves and a starter clutch so re ringed installed new intake valves they were toast installed shims and believed to have all the specs around the ball park but may be wrong due to my issue so put it all back together installed on the bike if...
  2. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 1997 Sportsman 500 (non HO) if it sits it's hard getting started especially in cold weather it will run the battery dead before it will start at times and when it fires it fires for a second and dies, and it takes a few times before it will take off. I had cleaned the carb when I got...