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sounds really good bro !! didn't see any smoke..that rocks..for an '88 model..lol....i gotta ask though..i thought i heard some clicking..or something at the top end...is this right ??..or was i just hearing things ??..also..those wide tires you have on it in the back...that's kinda asking for rear diff prob's in my book..lol..but..thats just me..other than that..real nice bike..best atv honda ever made !!
 

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I'm not sure what you were hearing I'd have to listen to it again but I think what you heard was the strap of the camera slapping the side of the camera. The tires are the correct size although I think they are a little low on air. I'll listen again and see if I hear what you hear.
 

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I didn't hear anything out of the ordinary except that the audio quality isn't good on the vid so I could keep it a normal size. HD quality was like 150mb.. I tried to get some video of the "pinging" noise I was talking about in another post but I guess it wasn't warm enough. It usually only shows up when its really warm ouside and its been running for a while. That vid was with the lid off the air box and I have another with the lid on..but I'm too tired to mess with it tonight.
 

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I'm not sure what you were hearing I'd have to listen to it again but I think what you heard was the strap of the camera slapping the side of the camera. The tires are the correct size although I think they are a little low on air. I'll listen again and see if I hear what you hear.
i guess they used wide tires back then.oh well...lol..yeah..it prob was just the camera strap i was hearing...anyway..the video looked really good for that bike..sounded really good when you were shifting going up and down the road...i finally got to test ride mine today up and down the street....it's a pain to turn it around..found this out..lol..and the shifting gears seems alittle tough to change..i might have to tinker with my clutch adjustment..see if i can make it shift easier..although..after getting it back to the house..i noticed my shifting lever arm was moving...i knew this probally would happen back when i was rebuilding it..the teeth looked really worn...soo...i had to try a quick fix..but..it is just to far gone..now i've got to get me either a new one..or one from my parts back up bike..lmao..i havent gotten the one off the parts bike yet..it got dark..and i was tired from doing some other stuff around the house today..i'll try to get to that prob some time tomorrow..or sat..other than that..she road pretty good !
 

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I'm not sure what you were hearing I'd have to listen to it again but I think what you heard was the strap of the camera slapping the side of the camera. The tires are the correct size although I think they are a little low on air. I'll listen again and see if I hear what you hear.
i guess they used wide tires back then.oh well...lol..yeah..it prob was just the camera strap i was hearing...anyway..the video looked really good for that bike..sounded really good when you were shifting going up and down the road...i finally got to test ride mine today up and down the street....it's a pain to turn it around..found this out..lol..and the shifting gears seems alittle tough to change..i might have to tinker with my clutch adjustment..see if i can make it shift easier..although..after getting it back to the house..i noticed my shifting lever arm was moving...i knew this probally would happen back when i was rebuilding it..the teeth looked really worn...soo...i had to try a quick fix..but..it is just to far gone..now i've got to get me either a new one..or one from my parts back up bike..lmao..i havent gotten the one off the parts bike yet..it got dark..and i was tired from doing some other stuff around the house today..i'll try to get to that prob some time tomorrow..or sat..other than that..she road pretty good !
Good to hear I'm glad your hard work is paying off cuz I can tell you put plenty into it. You could see in the vid that I need new rear plastic, barbed wire is a bitch on plastic fenders. Yeah I checked on bike bandit and the rear tires are the correct size. I think the 4wd bikes maybe had narrower tires on the back or maybe it was later years I'm not sure. It had 1 size too big tires on the front and I've got one of them replaced with the correct size the other one I'll replace here this summer. All in all it runs good for its age and you are right it doesn't smoke, normally, the only time I've seen it smoke was when I had it wound up stuck in the mud trying to get out. That was probably just excess pressure in the crankcase I'm guessing.
 

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Yeah, you're right, it was the 4X4 models that had the skinny tires in the rear.
 

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Check out this 1990 Honda 300. This doesn't belong to me. Someone on a local online trading post has this for sale. It still has the original tires on it.



 

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Check out this 1990 Honda 300. This doesn't belong to me. Someone on a local online trading post has this for sale. It still has the original tires on it.



crappppppp.that thing looks like it's brand new !!!!!!..someone sure took care of that bike..i've never seen a early model 300 look that good..ever !!!
 

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I wouldn't be scared to buy it either what a beautiful machine!!! How much are they asking??
 

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Wow that things in good condition.And the quad sounds great fourtrax.
 

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OMG:shocked: That is beautiful! I'd buy that in a heartbeat! I bet they want an arm and a leg for it.
 

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Man that thing runs great!
 

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Thanks! I really have done nothing to it except change the fluids since I bought it. I sometimes take the lid off the air box just putting around for the heck of it but I guess I need a jet before I can run it like that too much. I also have the original speedometer that came on it, can't remember how many miles it showed I'll have to look again but it was alot, and its been off the bike for god knows how long. The guy gave me the speedometer, extra brake shoes front and rear, the honda service manual, and an extra boot for the drive shaft. All for 800 bucks.
 

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Nice deal....
 

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Thats a good buy. I gave 600 for my 98 4x4 that was sitting on the groun with no wheels and grass growing up through it. Needless to say it needed alot more work than yours. So yep you got a good buy.
 

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I bought a dirtbike that had a mouse nest in the airbox.
 

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Did you get to keep the mouse or did he want it back?...lol
 
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