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Larger displacement and more horsepower await new Foreman

According to documents from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the 2020 Honda Foreman is getting a bigger engine.

For the 2020 model year, CARB has certified a 518cc engine in the Honda Foreman. For reference, the 2019 Foreman features a 475cc engine. With the 43cc increase in displacement, the redesigned engine also sees a small bump to 30 horsepower — up from 28.7 horsepower.

Check out the article here: https://www.atv.com/blog/2019/04/breaking-2020-honda-foreman-get-bigger-518cc-engine.html
 

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1.3 freak'n hp. I'm going down to my dealer first thing in the morning and put a deposit down.
 

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I think it's cool. I'm excited to see a new engine, which hopefully means updates and improvements, and a little more power is welcome. Sure, I wouldn't mind if it said 40hp, but I've loved my Hondas as they are. I'm really excited to see if there are any other updates, like plastics or suspension, etc.
 

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Does anyone know if the new jug will fit on the 420 yet?


Not yet, the 2020 Foreman’s have not even been officially released yet as far as I know. So no parts available to even try it.


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My 420 isn't even close to needing a top end yet but to add about 98 cc's to it for a top end swap.........I may think about this one. I know everyone that there would only be about 4 to 5 horsepower increase but the torque increase would be impressive.
 

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Does anyone know if the new jug will fit on the 420 yet?






Not yet, the 2020 Foreman’s have not even been officially released yet as far as I know. So no parts available to even try it.





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My 420 isn't even close to needing a top end yet but to add about 98 cc's to it for a top end swap.........I may think about this one. I know everyone that there would only be about 4 to 5 horsepower increase but the torque increase would be impressive.


5hp isn’t a bad increase on a machine that only has about 25hp to start with though, 20% power increase is pretty significant.


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Not yet, the 2020 Foreman’s have not even been officially released yet as far as I know. So no parts available to even try it.





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My 420 isn't even close to needing a top end yet but to add about 98 cc's to it for a top end swap.........I may think about this one. I know everyone that there would only be about 4 to 5 horsepower increase but the torque increase would be impressive.


5hp isn’t a bad increase on a machine that only has about 25hp to start with though, 20% power increase is pretty significant.


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sure be going in the right direction anyhow if nothing else!! HAHA!
 

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It’d probably make 40hp if they didn’t care about commieforna’s air regulations. Legal in 49 states isn’t so bad, just flip through a summit racing catalog lol


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It’d probably make 40hp if they didn’t care about commieforna’s air regulations. Legal in 49 states isn’t so bad, just flip through a summit racing catalog lol


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I assume that everybody else is meeting the California emissions standards just fine. They need to go back to a OHC engine and get away from these newer pushrod engines and 4 valves per cylinder would be even better. Look at the old TRX350, they made 24hp from 350cc, the same as the 433cc 450 Foreman’s made with their 2 valve push rod engines....
Can-an has a 450 single cylinder, I assume it’s 4 valve I’m not 100% sure and I don’t know the exact displacement but I do know it has around 38hp. Why can’t Honda build something like that?


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. . . I wouldn't mind if it said 40hp . . .
I'm really excited to see if there are any other updates, like plastics or suspension, etc.
A solid rear axle with two widely spaced adjustable rear shocks . . . .
Two taillights . . . .
For those of us that like a utilitarian quad . . . .
 
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