Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Eastern Arkansas
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Start in gear, late 300's and 350 Ranchers
So I've found that on gen 2 and gen 3 TRX300's, and 350 Ranchers, you can start in gear if you ground the CDI and the starter solenoid.
I really like the factory setup on the later bikes that require you pull the right brake handle to start in gear, especially given that the 350 I'm working on now will be for my daughter.
Is it feasible that I run a wire spliced into the solenoid ground up to the CDI, and tie that wire into the CDI ground there as well....
What I'm thinking is install a 420/500 brake master cylinder assembly with the double micro switches on it (one for tail light, one presumably for the start in gear feature)
Hook the tail lights on the 350 to one of the switches.
On the other switch, put the wire coming off of the CDI/ Solenoid to one terminal, and then a wire coming off the other switch terminal to ground.
Wouldn't this ground the solenoid and CDI when the lever is pulled, only allowing it to start in gear when the brake is pulled back?