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Hi guys,

I recently found a mint 1986 Honda Fourtrax on craiglist, this thing had been sitting in a barn with a tarp over it for years, dusted it down and it was like it had just come out of the shop, the old guy that was selling it bought it then just never rode it, I had him guess how many hours he had rode it since new, and he had a guess at maybe under 10hrs!
Anyway I bought it took it home, changed the plug, emptied the last bit of old gas, put in new gas and some carb cleaner, changed the battery, and it fired right up.
This has obviously been sitting a long while so I want to do some maintenance on it before I let my kids loose, ok, so for a old ATV I can find little information on it :
Anyone got a service manual or repair manual that will tell me what fluids I should change and what fluids are recommended also oil filter..
 

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That is a hell of a find, I would say change all the fluids, put a new air filter on it and you will probably be goold to go.
 

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The service manual calls for 3oz of gear oil for the final drive. Am i wrong or is that very little? I drained the gear oil tonight and barely any came out. I suirted a good bit of new gear oil in it with the drain off to kinda "flush" it out somewhat. I filled it back up and it didnt take but a couple squirts to fill it.
 

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Yeah, that's probably about right. They don't take but just a little. Just make sure it is sitting level and fill to the gear oil is up level with the bottom of the fill hole, until it starts running out. Make sure it is level, because you don't want to over fill it. It could cause your seals to start leaking, especially if your vent line is stopped up.
 
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