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ok i just got a 1995 300ex a month ago and it ran great but in my idiosy (spellcheck?) i plugged two wires together and heard a pop around the coil i disconnected quickly it still starts and runs but after 10-15 min i cant give it more than half throttle without it cutting out like its hitting a rev limiter or something any ideas? also can i use a performance cdi with a stock coil? im looking for a little more power without paying alot
 

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You should be fine.You may have fried the coil a little.
 

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Yeah, you may have fried the coil. What two wires did you plug together?
 

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Also, check the spark plug boot that screws on the end of the coil wire. It has a little thing on the inside of it that can burn out. I don't know what to call it. You can check the spark plug boot for continuity.
 

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Agree^^^^^^^^!!
 

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i dont exactly know they were up under the hood (i think thats what u call it) i went to start it and it wouldnt turn over so i thought a wire came unpluged (i wont do that again)i think ill change the coil incase the coils bad its only like 8 bucks threw stens then if that fixes it start looking for cheap mods
 

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i have no clue what the plugs were for there is two sets of them and they plug right together ill try and get pics tomorrow if the computer will let me load them
 

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I am curious what they are for. If I seen two plugs that plugged together I would have done the same thing, joined them. I would get a manual like mud99 said. They are nice to have. Are the lights and stuff still on the quad? does everything work like reverse lights etc etc??
 

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Agree^^^^ what color are the wires...the 250X basically has the same wiring harness minus the electric start.
 

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the headlight and taillight are on the quad and work but i dont know if it has a reverse light there is what i think is a dimmer switch on it as well but it does not work i didnt get time to take a pic of the wires today but ill make time tommorrow and were can i get a manual for it at besides ebay?
 

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hsoj300ex, I sent you a private message.
 

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ok my computers being stupid and it wont let me upload the pics any ideas?
 

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new symptom?

ok i took it out for a ride today and gave it everything it had and it died on me i was able to start it back up and it ran fine but then on my way back to the house it died again!! it took a couple tries but i did get it fired up again i just hope the new coil will fix the problem and that its not something more serious like the stator or something
 

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jes the vent tube is clear i noticed that there is a tube hanging down by the rear shock tho that someone put a bolt in it could that be a problem?
 

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jes the vent tube is clear i noticed that there is a tube hanging down by the rear shock tho that someone put a bolt in it could that be a problem?
Yeah, that could be the overflow for the carb. It don't need to be blocked off. If the float is sticking that won't let the fuel out and will cause it to flood and not want to run. I would take the bolt out and see if it runs any better.

By the way, I sent you another private message and email. Let me know if you got it.
 
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