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  1. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey guys! New to the forum so going to say hello first! Hopefully i'm in the right spot. Did some research only really finding things about spongy brake pedals. I have a 96 Xplorer 400 and it seems as though the foot brake pedal is actually right up against the body and was wondering if there...
  2. Polaris Xplorer and Xpedition
    Does anyone know if there is any special type of coolant to use for a 1998 polaris xplorer 400 2stroke and if there is a special coolant please share!
  3. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hi Folks - I have a 97 Xplorer 500 (mostly the same as Sportsman). I was driving the other day and all of a sudden it pulled REALLY hard to the right. Almost impossible to steer it straight. It's been doing it intermittently ever since, so I jacked it up and noticed a few things: 1. When I...
  4. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 400L that I rebuilt, was attempting to adjust the idle with the large throttle stop screw. It does absolutely nothing. Looking at the throttle valve (aka throttle slide) I noticed there was an indentation in it where it appears someone really cranked the adjustment screw up against it...
  5. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I'm new to this site so this is my first post. I bought a 1996 Polaris explorer 300 4x4 since I moved from the city to the country and I wanted an ATV to do yard work. Two years later I bought a new ATV and want to sell the explorer but it got some issues I want to fix before I put it up for...
  6. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello, I am new to this site and I hope someone can help me. 3 weeks ago my xplorer 400L 4x4 was running fine and reached speeds about 54 mph no problem. I bought it a little over a year ago. It had a brand new fan installed but I was told I need to replace the temp sensor. The previous owner...
  7. Polaris Xplorer and Xpedition
    New to the forum So heres the deal i picked up a 2000 xplorer 400 that was not running, long story short i got it running and in all gears. my question is the issue with my idle adjustment screw, no matter if i screw it all the way in or all the way out it does not affect the idle whatsoever the...
  8. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    I got the 400 from a guy who hit a deer with it he said. broke his arm and collar bone and wanted it gone. most of the plastics were cracked or broken but it ran great....for a while. Now I have to remove plug, and spray carb cleaner in to get it to start, then it wont idle I have to hold slight...
  9. 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...
  10. ATV Performance Modifications
    Ok guys been riding and working on polaris atvs for 19 years now and looking for some info on the jets. I just rebuilt my 2000 400 Xplorer 2 stroke and went .040 over and shaved the head .015. In addition it has the 400 scrambler exhaust from the head pipe to the silencer. The silencer is an FMF...
  11. ATV Performance Modifications
    Hello, I own a 2002 polaris xplorer 250, and I am wanting to buy a bigger carb and a new pipe for it, but I'm having loads of troubles on the internet searching for some because there are none that I can find. The only ones i've found are ones for a TrailBlazer, and even those are stock...
  12. Polaris Xplorer and Xpedition
    Hello all, I am getting ready to pull off the right side of the case to change the waterpump seals and bearings in my 2001 Polaris Xplorer 400 4X4. While I am there I wanted to inspect the Counter Balance and CB Bearings as there was coolant in the CB oil. I just got the OEM maintenance manual...
  13. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hello all, I'm new and wish I could offer advice, but alas I need help instead. If you need help with guitars I can help though. My 2000 Xplorer 250 was feeling very sluggish one day and I didn't think it was going to get me out of the woods, and it didn't. While hurrying home with it, it...
  14. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Got a 99 Polaris xplorer 400. Starts from the pull no problem but the electric start won't start it. The starter does spin up when you press the ignition but it never catches. Any ideas what to check or look for? Guy I bought it off of said its a brand new starter
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    Snow ride

    Riding in the Winom-Frazier OHV area, Oregon
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    Snow ride

    Riding in the Winom-Frazier OHV area, Oregon
  17. ATV Repair and Maintenance
    Hey Gang, new guy to the group here. Bringing 25+ years repair experience on all makes and models of off-road equipment. Even an old dog like me runs into an issue that just does not make sense and I'm asking your help. Complete motor rebuild of a 1996 Xplorer 300. It all back together and in...
  18. 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...
  19. Polaris XP
    Hey folks, Im new to the forums but have been reading forums from this site for a while now. I was wondering if a 1993 250 trail boss 2x4 transmisson will fit the bolt pattern of a 95 XP 4x4. Just wondering because I can get an XP at next to nothing but the tranmission is out and have a 250...
  20. 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...
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