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post #151 of 283 (permalink) Old 03-07-2019, 07:07 PM Thread Starter
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yeah, I think it WAS a K&N air filter ?!..lol.

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What's crazy is that with an air filter that looked like that, and a carb that looked like that, the engine was fine.
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What's crazy is that with an air filter that looked like that, and a carb that looked like that, the engine was fine.
yeah, odd in deed !..lol.

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Good job, Shade! I had a carb that looked similar on my 450. The throttle valve was STUCK, though. Went with China carb replacement, but it runs pretty good so far.
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Good job, Shade! I had a carb that looked similar on my 450. The throttle valve was STUCK, though. Went with China carb replacement, but it runs pretty good so far.
ty. you wont see me with a china carb...least if I can help it ?!.

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did not do anything on this build today, other than place an order for parts, be a few days before they come in, so this is on hold for a bit. will update when I get back to work on this when parts get here, for now, I am working on jeeps trx300fw project.
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got some parts in today on this build, but can't do anything until I get jeeps trx300fw running , and out of my shop. then I got a ton to do on it for a bit.
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update: finally had a small window to do some work on his project, did not get too much done , spent most of the day on the phone with fedex, and rocky mountain atv, fedex screwed up big time !, wont get into that, long story short, rocky mountain atv stepped up to the plate, and made my life very nice today !!. fedex lost a couple front diff axle oil seals, after spending too much time on phone with those dumb people, called rocky mountain atv, they offered to send me a replacement set of seals out to me at NO COST MIND YOU !, I told the nice lady, iffffffffffffffffff I ever get this first set from fedex ?, I will be very happy to send them back to you, and so that ended very well !. this build has not gone very well in getting oil seals from anyone lately ?!!..lol. anyway, I got some of the rear end put together, everything will need another coat of paint ?, but I wanted to get something done today !..lol. here she is in the rough with some work done on the back end.
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update: got the engine finally painted tonight/this morning, i'll wait until it dries, then stab it in the frame later today sometime :-).
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Sweet looks brand new, maybe better than brand new....even the oil fill cap

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