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  1. ‘01 Rancher 350 Low Compression

    Repair & Maintenance
    Have a 2001 Honda Rancher 350 4x4. It was running “fine” except for some blue white smoke that was getting worse. I decided to change out rings and valve seals. Rings ended up not working because it has been oversized, so I put them back (original ones). Valve seals have been changed out and...
  2. 02 400ex extremely low compression

    New Member Introductions
    Got a 400ex on a trade know nothing about it other than it won't start done a compression test on it and only getting a reading of 32psi. Can someone tell me what would cause such low compression?
  3. 1987 TRX350 Piston and Ring Replacements - Where to Buy?

    Honda TRX
    Hi All, I'm in the process of fixing up a 1987 TRX350 4x4 and have low compression as well as a lot of carbon build up. I'm assuming that I'll have to get the cylinder bored out and replace piston/rings. Can anyone let me know where I can get oversize parts? I'm having some trouble finding...
  4. 91 trx 300 fw low compression

    Repair & Maintenance
    Hi All - I checked the compression on a quad I recently bought and it is a little low (170 compared to 178 - 206 spec in the manual). Is this anything I should be concerned with? What is the most common cause of poor compression? Overall the quad is in really good shape for 91 and seemed...
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