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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-10-2012, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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2002 Foreman advice

Ok, so i have 2011 Rubicon and 2012 Foremen, and this old Harley iron head mechanic is learning metric pretty quick...
But I don't know squat about an early year Foreman.

I found a 2002 Foreman with 300-ish hours on it that is in great shape..
joints are tight, starts, runs, does everything fine, no apparent problem with the 4wd, new-ish Mud lites, very nice plastic, can't get it to smoke ( cold, hot, or run hard to idle) and could be had for less than $2k.
But needs brakes...
Is an overhaul any more challenging than Chevy or Ford drum brakes?
Decent buy? Anything I should look at extra closely??

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-10-2012, 10:14 PM
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If everything checks out and is that nice, it's a 3k machine with the brakes fixed. It shouldn't be hard be hard at all to get them working.

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grab it man !!!!!
its a lot easyer to just change to disk brakes in the front (and cheeper in the long run IMO)
as for the back .......if it spent any time in the water thay can get stuck pretty good
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-10-2012, 10:32 PM
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Brakes are easy to fix. If your buying anything other then new shoes buy the disc brake upgrade kit above. Great upgrade!
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