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  1. Gauntlet3D
    02-09-2014 05:39 AM - permalink
    I know whats on the horizon, either a trip to the clinic or a baby. LOL You get a wheeler yet to replace the pig.
  2. Gauntlet3D
    02-08-2014 09:01 AM - permalink
    Been busy they got me back in Afghanistan. Fucking awesome good times. **** this **** hole country. But the money ain't bad. How you been. Still out west? Still work with peckerwood.
  3. Gauntlet3D
    02-08-2014 12:45 AM - permalink
    Whats up Rich?
  4. roryj
    02-02-2014 03:09 PM - permalink
    ok have a plan of action now the 400 frame is indeed an roughly and inch /1.5 cm shorter,than the 450 frame this is a critical issue when mounting the 450 engine.also the the shaft coming out of the 450 engine i have is 1.5 longer than the old 400n engine.
    To change final gear is to messy so plan now is to modify the drive shaft by taking the difference out by cutting it out of the shaft and putting a pipe over the join and welding it.
    up again.
    I will also probably use rear and front diffs from the 450 on the 400 frame.
    there is only a year between models.not sure why the 450 I have has the longer output shaft but maybe it was modified for the rescue services with a engine or a different final drive.who knows but will let you know the progress R
  5. roryj
    02-02-2014 08:09 AM - permalink
    Hi Yes from what everyone says it should all be straight forward.
    will post some pics today of it as will be giving it a time again today.
  6. roryj
    01-31-2014 08:34 AM - permalink
    Hi Rich450es
    Hi as you might know I am in the middle of a 450- 400 engine swap.
    Looking at all forums/posts,this should be relatively straight fwd.
    I have all the bits from a 98 trx450s.main issue seems to be the rear output shaft is longer on the 450 engine,on measuring the swing a and drives they are the same lengths.on everything so what am I missing the ouput shaft is about 1,1/2 inches longer on the 450 so do I change shafts?
    Hope you can help many thks roryj
  7. brutus750i
    12-27-2013 09:49 PM - permalink
    hey rich i guess you changed your phone number,give me a call at 843 830 2316 i think my timing chain is done i need to know what i need to buy to fix this problem thanks.
  8. ohiooutdoorman
    12-21-2013 07:48 PM - permalink
    sorry to hear that i hate computers you cant trust them.
  9. ohiooutdoorman
    12-21-2013 03:01 AM - permalink
    hey rich its been a while since ive been on how ya been and you wouldnt happen to have a shop manual for a 99 trx300fw would you?
  10. Majorpayne
    12-16-2013 08:39 PM - permalink
    Didn't Super Atv have power steering kits for Foremans for $625 a while back? They are $739 now. I was wanting to get one in about a month but I don't know since the price went up.

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