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i bought a mid 1995-1998 honda300 fourtrax just wanted to know if this came with oil cooling or fan cooling
cause the bike has neither but runs great scared of it getting to hot and something happening what do you recommend
getting a 12v fan and hook it to the battery with a switch and have constant fan cooling or?
 

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Honda 300 did not come with a oil cooler and most did not have any kind of cooling fan. I think it was an option but I'm.not sure.

I've never had a 300 get hot and I have so much sand/red clay mud around the motor before you could not even see it or anything resembling an engine. So don't worry about it if you plan to leave stock

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Hi Jason, yes honda did offer a cooling fan kit , i think they did away with the kits in 98, i manged to find nos kit for my 99 300' frame still has the mounting brackets and funny you should post about this but 30 minutes ago i made the left side bracket that comes with fan, there is one on ebay, but hold onto you hat it list for 700 brand new old stock

I'm wiring mine to a weather proof toggle switch, and have mounted a temp gauge one clamped under the spark plug and the other attached to the bottom side of the engine close to where the oil temp sensor is, that ones highest reading was 140, so i think a fan would be real handy for engine pertection

I'll take some pics and post them soon.

I got mine because i haul lots of firewood in super low (lots of steep hills)

http://www.hondapartsnation.com/oemparts/a/hon/5053dc68f870021c54bdb315/cooling-fan-kit
 

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If you set on a honda fourtrax cooling fan, @Manny , and @Goober would be fellows to contact, some of our other members might have one gathering dust on a shelf, the fan brackets are the head ache to find, and I'll fab you the fan brackets for free, >but i need to know soon< If you want me to, also check here.

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@jay10 That's exactly what I use my '95 300 for. Hauling loads of wood for quite a ways up steep hills and raunchy trails. I can feel it get hot once I get on top of the mountain. Not sure if it would fit on a '95 though. Hell, who am I kidding, I don't have 700$ to spend anyway! Haha
 

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Strange that some of the USA 300's don't have cooling fans, every one I have seen here in the UK has a cooling fan.
 

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yes please..
there looks to be a place ment for a fan right above the motor near the steering column
really nervous of it blowing up
but i know them old bikes were built to last
i was looking on ebay and found a 12v 6" inch 80 Watt Cooling fan
Would that be good enough guys?
please let me know your thoughts.
 

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Just lucked on one used , add reads good working condition, i believe all one get is the fan , no control box, but that's a simple fix , just toggle switch it. Pretty cheep, @jason ? If you intrested PM me :)
@machinecrook

I don't have time to install mine , least not in a week, or a bit longer here's the image i made the bracket from stainless, and shot it black
@sam i found a site i think a cross the waters remacables.com.au , they a also have one add says the retailed for $845 maybe someone else knows if that's correct ?
 

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Make sure your frame has these brackets, i thought all 300 fourtrax 300 fwd had them, but my neighbors fourtrax 300s do not , >strange<
 

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That picture wasn't too clear, here a better one , also sending you a PM later when things here slow up, real busy outside :) should be one on the right and on the left with two nuts tacked on, there supose to be welded on at assembly, strangely some dont have them, i don't know why that is ?
 

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I have four 300s at work but none with fans. You might consider looking at some Harley Davidson fan kits. You'd still have to fab brackets but they are 12 volt -- mebbe they are not made for muddin tho
There's also the Love Jug kit (two fans) and the LaNale kit
 

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Fourtrax 300 I bought at auction has a cooling fan kit installed. Make me feel better about my final bid
 

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Couldn't you just use one from a 350 Rancher or similar? Obviously brackets would have to be modded, but it's a 12V fan that could easily be wired to a toggle and you know it's designed for ATV type use.
 

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yes, you could use pretty much any late era fan (foreman, rancher, rubicon, etc.

they are all nearly identical just slightly different wiring and brackets.

I think its more of a "look at my OEM original 300 fan kit" kinda thing.
 

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If you ever need fans I have no issue sourcing and shipping guys. Always see fans up for sale on eBayUK.
 

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@Goober as @Manny stated, i added mine because after i added the digital temp gauge , i was hitting head temps of around 300 + d f , @machinecrook and i both did ours about the same time, he he had his wired up (toggle) switch, I'll be doing mine the same way, engine savers IMO :) , and the heat blow isn't really all that bad, at least it's not on my trx 350d , when it cycles on.
 
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