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Hey Gang I bought a 93 TRX300 at an auction--yes I paid top dollar cuz in my area they are rare in this condition. I'm very happy with it.

Body is great--polishing it with Novus Step 2. It starts, runs well, small gears and reverse works, oil clean. Subrack missing; tires cracked but aired; wheels need paint; fender guards cracked; brakes were dragging so I backed off all the adjustments.

Question! What's causing the front drum to bind the drivetrain from freewheeling. Freewheeling well in neutral until I put on the right front drum. Locks everything up. I have cleaned the backing plate and the drum seals. There was a bunch of grease/dirt on the seals. My manual is at work. Do I need to regressed the drum seals?
 

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That's a clean 300 you got there Goober, even the alloy diff casing is none stained and as new! Good buy IMO.
Looking forward to seeing it once you've put your finishing touches to it .
 
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You all ever heard of this?

I couldn't get the brakes to bleed to save my life--couldn't build pressure-- so rebuilt the master cylinder. I left the oil seal out on purpose to see what was happening--nothing--until I turned the bars to the left.

All these bubbles started rising from the system thru the oil seal ports. I turned the bars back and forth as more bubbles came out, jiggling the brake lever. Once no more bubbles, I bled the lower end and got/kept pressure. Done!
 

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Yeah there a pain in the ars to bleed, air pockets in the brake lines ? Dude! that green plastic looks show room!
 
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Thanks Jay
I used novus three step plastic polish works pretty good. I am very careful with the part 3 heavy scratch remover.
 

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I am going to have to try some of that plastic polish , I messed up recently and bought some Meguiar's plastic restore in a spray can , guess I didn't read the instruction too good , I sprayed it on and tried to wipe it off and smeared it , re-read the instructions and it is a coating that goes on top the plastic , did another spot and it does make it look better but I filed the rest of the can away in the trash
 

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Good luck FF I bought the set at the Harley Davidson shop. Find it works best using those packs of lint free cloths. Step three (heavy scratch remover) is best used sparingly as it will dull the surrounding unscratched areas.
 

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The one downer of having glossy plastics is that I bought this rig for waterfowl hunting. I won't be putting a camo wrap on these fenders
 

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Bad oil temp sensor AND alarm unit?

My oil light indicator came on only for a few minutes when I first bought this machine.

Performed oil warning system diagnostics: everything checks out except sensor ohms out at 14-17KOhms (40% too high).
Grounded out the sensor lead and still no light. Bulb is new and wiring from alarm to bulb is good.
 

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Thats a clean 93 right there!!! Congrats!
 
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