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Manny , every one I ever did has a 2 inch lift on it with the stock shocks ( as far as I know ) in the rear , not because I had to use the lift , just because I wanted to ------ I missed a 87 350 for $250 Friday by one call , the guy said if the guy that called first didn't buy it he would call me , never happened
Hmmm.

Is that two inch lift in the rear and no lift in the front to make it level?

I was going to try to use 350 Rancher shocks all around if/when I ever do this.
2" lift all round on mine jeep, I made my own mounts though but centre of original shock mount to new mounts is exactly 2". Mine sits level, if you wanted to be really anal about it I personally think the front could do with being 2 1/4" or the rear 1 3/4".
 

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Jeep , I guess I type that misleading , I use 2 inch lift front and rear , Manny was asking about the rear so I only mentioned the rear , Sam is right that it will look like a nose dive with stock shocks , my wife's 300 has Brute Force 750 shocks and the 2 inch lift brackets and she sits 1 1/2 inches taller than me to the top of the rack , we do run the same size tires 26's , but different brands , the ride height of the two are very close , I did raise the front of the front fenders on both our bikes with brackets from the frame to the fender , makes it look a lot better
 

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Jeep , I guess I type that misleading , I use 2 inch lift front and rear , Manny was asking about the rear so I only mentioned the rear , Sam is right that it will look like a nose dive with stock shocks , my wife's 300 has Brute Force 750 shocks and the 2 inch lift brackets and she sits 1 1/2 inches taller than me to the top of the rack , we do run the same size tires 26's , but different brands , the ride height of the two are very close , I did raise the front of the front fenders on both our bikes with brackets from the frame to the fender , makes it look a lot better
That fender to frame lift pictured anywhere in a build thread or one of your other posts?

I don't currently have a 300, but tinker on a buddy's occasionally and have my eye out for a cheap project.

Unfortunately most of the time when I find a cheap project I'm broke.
 

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Jeep , I guess I type that misleading , I use 2 inch lift front and rear , Manny was asking about the rear so I only mentioned the rear , Sam is right that it will look like a nose dive with stock shocks , my wife's 300 has Brute Force 750 shocks and the 2 inch lift brackets and she sits 1 1/2 inches taller than me to the top of the rack , we do run the same size tires 26's , but different brands , the ride height of the two are very close , I did raise the front of the front fenders on both our bikes with brackets from the frame to the fender , makes it look a lot better
That fender to frame lift pictured anywhere in a build thread or one of your other posts?

I don't currently have a 300, but tinker on a buddy's occasionally and have my eye out for a cheap project.

Unfortunately most of the time when I find a cheap project I'm broke.
no such thing as a cheap trx300fw around these parts !..lol. not unless it's beat all to crap, non-running ?..lol.
 

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Shade, the one that my buddy has showed up in the local paper and he got it for $650. 1990, 4x4, Red and not in horrible condition. No brakes, but other than that it was driveable. I would have gotten it but was short on cash at the time.

I've added disc brakes and 12" wheels to it since, and he's put cheap LED lights all over it. He picked up a 350D a few weeks ago for $200 and I'm going to put the rear in his 300 and use the rest to fix that 350D that has been sitting in my yard for...I think about 2 years now LOL.
 

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Shade, the one that my buddy has showed up in the local paper and he got it for $650. 1990, 4x4, Red and not in horrible condition. No brakes, but other than that it was driveable. I would have gotten it but was short on cash at the time.

I've added disc brakes and 12" wheels to it since, and he's put cheap LED lights all over it. He picked up a 350D a few weeks ago for $200 and I'm going to put the rear in his 300 and use the rest to fix that 350D that has been sitting in my yard for...I think about 2 years now LOL.
can't wait to see you dig into that trx350D !. I get the feeling, your gonna need some engine parts, body parts, lord knows what else ?..lol.
 

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That does look super clean! Did you have to make any mods to the swing arm?
I am doing the same conversion and it appears that the swing arm is about 2 inches further out on the axle housing
 

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That does look super clean! Did you have to make any mods to the swing arm?
I am doing the same conversion and it appears that the swing arm is about 2 inches further out on the axle housing
no mods to the swing arm, you make a mounting bracket and weld it to the axle tube , then that bracket bolts to the swing arm
 

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Just a heads up, if anyone needs a rear end conversion I have 3 to choose from. a complete rear end out of a 350d with 892 original miles, and two lightly used rear ends out of big red 250 atc's.
@Manny ..... Just enquiring .... Do you still have these ^^
 

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Are the 250 hubs the same size as the 350 hib cuz i got a worn out right rear hub off a 250 and the only hub i can find is a 350 and was wondering if it would work
 

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Are the 250 hubs the same size as the 350 hib cuz i got a worn out right rear hub off a 250 and the only hub i can find is a 350 and was wondering if it would work
it should work as far as bolt pattern goes, where you might run into a problem is the size difference where the axle fits through the hub ?.
 

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Those 250 hubs are getting hard to find , let alone one in good condition , if your hub splines are worn , then if you look at your axle splines I would bet they are heavily worn thin also , so if you do find a new to you hub , then it is not going to last as long as it should with that new hub on worn axle splines ------- some people tack weld the hub to the axle when that happens , you really need an axle anyway ----- what I have done is to clean the splines really well and apply some Minute Bond or JBWeld to the splines and stick it together and let it cure for 24 hours , it will take up the slack and last a long time

I have a 250 axle on my 95 300 that the hub is worn , about 2 years ago I was luck to find a brand new NOS 250 axle and two hubs , they have been sitting on my shelf for a couple of years now waiting for the JB Weld'ed hub to strip out or needing a bearing job
 

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I just searched for a 250 hub and they are just hard to find , you might have to buy a whole rear end to get one , I did find left and right 85 250 hubs , but 85 to some early 86s are different from the 86-87 , you can tell the difference , the swing arm is welded to the axle tube on the early ones and there was no brake drum cover and the axle length is also different , which year do you have and is it ATC250 or TRX 250 ------ I have a set of the 85 250 hubs that came off a 85 ATC250 that I would sell cause I will never use them
 

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I have a 86 trx 250my axle is in really good shape splines have lots of depth left to them but the hub is worn bare i found a left hub that ive cut to match a right one the splines line up but the hub is like 1/16 to small to fit was thinking of tossing the hub under a torch to heat it up and make it expand then forcing it onto the axle then i found this hub for a 86 350trx so i dont know what to do and need help cuz its snowing now and i got to start plowing with. My bike lol
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I think the 84 85 and 86 trxand atcs r the same if any one knows differwnt plz let me know cuz if they fit i will buy those 85s off u if the price is right
 

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two 250/350 hubs in good condition are going to cost you and getting harder to find , the right and left are different making it harder , if I were you , I would still try and score the rest of the axle cheap , well worth offering a $100 , the differential is a good score if it is in usable shape , you might find a rear end with a blown diff and the rest of it still there in good shape , take two to make one --------
Y did u say 250/350 hubs? Is the hub from a trx 250 the same size as the hub from a 350 just wondering for the 1986 cuz i have a 250 trx and the only hub i can find is a 350 hub and would like to know before i buy it off ebay if it will fit
 

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Yes, they are the same spline and will fit. It's the axle widths that are diffrent.
 

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Linewf , I was just looking at left and right 250 rear hubs for a 85 on e-bay , they are asking $80 each and are junk , the area where the seal rides is totally rusted away , I think that 85 being extremely rare makes them worth a lot , it was just 85 and a few of the early 86's that used those hubs and they are made different and no substitute for them , I know that as I have had a few of them over time , are you even sure what year rear end you have , can you snap a pic and post it
 
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