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Why is it so rusty ...... has it been run on salted roads or ?
was a farm atv...go figure !..lol.

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I here you shade,nice find!! wish I could run across deals like that! Just finishing up a top end job on a bike, adding on to the shop and remodeling both the bathrooms for the wife ( the boss) plates kinda full right now but always looking for that next project. Looking forward to seeing what you do with it!
thank you !..I found it, jumped all over it, he had it posted for 400 ?. I talked him down to 350 seeing how he was a 3 hr drive from me ?!..lol.

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'03 trx450fm tear down has started !.

Well gang, I had a chance to drag this old gal into my shop today, and let me tell ya, she's been through some tough times !..lol. i'll start with the good !. the good...motor runs !!!!..no smoke from what little time I ran it ?, seems to be good enough to for me to not rebuild the motor ?!. that's a godsend right there !..lol. now for the bad !. the bad, both lower front a-arms are rusted so bad ?..they just crumbled in my hands !!..lol. oh well..i did not expect a brand new atv for 350 bucks...right ?..lol. now for the ugly !. the ugly, the front differential is DOA !!..no using it at all from what I can see and tell ?. the cases are ate up really bad !!. the ring gear had to have about 5 lbs of rust and mud inside it when I got it open ?, man..this just sickens me when I see this kinda ownership ?!. sooo..now I am in the market for a '03 trx450fm front differential, if anyone has one laying around ?, hit me up..thanks !. now for the pic show. BE WARNED !!!..IT'S GONNA GET UGLY SEEING THESE PICS !..LOL.
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'03 trx450fm tear down pics

more tear down pics
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'03 trx450fm tear down pics, last of them for now

here is the last of the pics I got tonight, enjoy !.
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That stuff under the front diff is probably old cow manure.
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That stuff under the front diff is probably old cow manure.
I think your right ??..lmfao. it was used big time on a farm. hey..you got a extra front differential laying around for this atv ?, '03 trx450fm.

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Depends if you figure out my shim questions or not
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Depends if you figure out my shim questions or not
what was the question ?. it's not like you have asked me a million questions these past few days ?!..lol. was it about the shims ?. I answered that question.

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Just pulling your leg no thought you might get a kick out of it.

I'll look through my parts and see if I have a front. I don't think I do and if I do I'm sure it would be pre electronic 4x4 switch
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