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New to ATV's - looking for a 90's atv mainly to plow snow and get around the property - not looking to go fast.

2 good ones around me that I am trying to decide about:

1990 Honda foretrax 300 4x4
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1992 Suzuki Quadrunner 250

Honda looks to be more simple and easy to maintain - rear axle is always locked, front is limited slip, 5 speed.

Suzuki has more features - 2wd and 4wd, has an aux gearbox for low and super low, diff locker. Not sure if the rear is always locked or not.

What do you think? Anyone have experience with both?
 

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Never owned a QuadRunner but the Fourtrax 300 has legendary reliability. You can't go wrong with them assuming you don't need a ton of power.

Rob
 
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the 250 is a nifty Machine.. The diff lock option locks the front.. The rear is always locked. Neighbor had one growing up. Swore by it.


......Go for the Honda...... lol
 

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^^^^^^ ageed go with honda
 

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Honda power!!
 
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I just started looking into a honda foreman 400 s (not an electronic shift) because of concern about having enough power with plowing - - is this as reliable as the fourtrax 300?
 

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I just started looking into a honda foreman 400 s (not an electronic shift) because of concern about having enough power with plowing - - is this as reliable as the fourtrax 300?
Foreman is known for work/reliability and the 300 is a great unit as well. I would strongly encourage you to ride and look at many different units because the last thing you want to do is get something and quickly decide you want to "upgrade" which means you are about to lose some $$, been there done that...
 

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How much snow do you expect to move?
TRX300 is a bit light as is the Yammie
TRX400 is a very good machine but has low clearance so you might drag the plow mount while trail riding.
I don’t recall a 400S–do you mean 450S? These are excellent machines—here’s our shop rig with a lift kit
 

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oh yah, i mean the 450s - driveway is gravel, about 500ft. i'm in central wisconsin so snow is fair
 

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Honda - no doubt.
 
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