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  1. 2002 Polaris Trailblazer choke issues

    ATV New Members
    I just bought a 2002 Trailblazer and like it as far as simpleness to ride. Main issue is 1st. the choke does nothing to it when running. I checked the cable and it is in tact and working. Is there some sort of way to adjust it. I see some people say 1/8" play? what does that mean? Currently is...
  2. 97 magnum 425 4x4

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    ok. as you all know this quad has been a big project for me as I got it in pieces when I bought it lol. but I got her running and mostly put together! now all that's left to fix is these small but annoying issues. #1: I cannot for the life of me set the linkage for the shifter right to where...
  3. 98 Sportsman new to me brake problems

    ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I just bought a 98 sportsman 500. It had a brake line from the front master cylinder closed off and there were no rear brakes. The line was no longer available (that I could find) so I used an auto line that worked just fine. I then had no brakes until I adjusted the position of the rear...
  4. 2011 Phoenix Rear Brake Issues

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Just picked up a used 2011 Phoenix for my kids. Knew when I bought that the rear breaks need adjusted... no big deal. Got it home and tore it apart and found the drum full of water/muck. Found the brake housing cover seal was bad... still no big deal, easy replacement. My issue is that after...
  5. Rear Master Cylinder Rebuild Kit - Need help or pictures - 7 TB330's

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    I have 7- 2007 330 Trail Bosses and 1- 2008 330 Trail Blazer. These were all part of a guided tour business and the previous mechanic (in attempt to keep inexperienced riders from riding while standing on the rear brake) disabled the rear master cylinder somehow on all of them. I assumed that...
  6. Remove/reduce rear engine brake on XP 850 y2012

    ATV Performance Modifications
    Hi guy, I have a problem with my new SPM 850 XP 2012... On snow/wet/mud terrain only, driving in down mode, the ATV becomes VERY VERY dangerous... The rear side becomes uncontrollable and the SPM runs laterally until somersault..and I fall down... There is too much engine braking in this series...
  7. 1996 trail boss tire will not turn

    ATV New Members
    Hey I want to thank you guys for helping me replace the rings last Nov. Bike starts and runs great. Now the right rear tire will not rotate on an incline. I have changed the trans fluid, greased the rear end, ect. Put bike on a jack in gear , engine off, wheel turns. Am I looking at a rear end...
  8. 2001 500 Sportsman - Rear master cylinder

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    Hi Guys, New to the forum, I've read some good advice on this site. Hope someone can help me troubleshoot a problem with my back brakes. Like alot of people, my footpedal goes all the way to the floor. Tried bleeding etc. Long story short, I pulled the reservoir, hose and master cylinder...
  9. 04 polaris trailblazer idle and rear brake issues

    ATV Brakes & Suspension
    the rear brake on my o4 polaris trailblazer does nothing and it out wont idle and i tried adjusting the idle but its as far in as it can go so please help me figure these out please>:cowboy:
  10. 1995 Magnum 425 4X4 Rear Brake Pads

    Polaris Magnum
    Alright, I must be missing something major because I can not see how in the world I can remove the old pads from the rear brakes. It has 2 pins that hold the pads in, but how in the world do I get these pins out??? I may be missing something obvious, but I don't know?????