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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 02-06-2010, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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Ahh the dreded hondmatic, the reason I cant do a gear reduction......

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That would be in the sub transmission and it could be possible if the correct gears was found. I haven;t taken the time to see if other gears could be swapped in even with a little machine work. Turner offers them at a very high price and if the demand is high enough for them to build them.



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Really, I was unaware of that. Yea im sure the price would scare me after seeing $650 for the foreman line-up. After riding in 18-36"s of snow today a GR would have been a wonderful addition to the ruby!

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where do you get these diaghrams and info from?
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Service manuals mostly.



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where do you get these diaghrams and info from?


You get that kind of info from one of these.

I bought this one the day I bought I bought my Rubicon.

I found it to be very interesting reading and very educational.

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toodeep, lets say my 2001 hondamatic blew and i bought a replacement.

should i buy one for a 2005? i remember hearing after 2004 they updated them with the pump system

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If you buy a new one today aren't they all the upgraded version regardless of what year you buy one for??

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