300EX smoking = rebuild? = bore kit? - ATVConnection.com ATV Enthusiast Community


Go Back   ATVConnection.com ATV Enthusiast Community » Brand Discussions Area » Honda
Search



Reply
  #1  
Old 03-20-2002, 12:31 AM
Pro Rider
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 210
Default

Hey,

i'm kinda looking to get a 4wheeler to ride with my friends. just don't have a lot of $$ to blow right now though. but i saw an ad for 95' 300EX, running but blows some smoke for $1300.

i don't know a lot about 4wheelers, so please bear with me. i guess my first question would be, what would cause it to smoke? obviously engine work needs to be done, so could i find a bore kit and give it some extra power while i'm at it? how much work is involved in this? i've got a friend who works at a Motorsports dealer who could probably help me out some. but i don't want to ask him if it's going to be a lot of work on him. and how much should i expect to spend to make this reliable again? (please mention any other problems you might forsee as well)

would this be worth my trouble?

many thanks,
bigmac
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-20-2002, 12:53 AM
KNOWSALOT's Avatar
The Facility
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 4,060
Default

There is no way to guess what is wrong until you actually tear the engine down. It could be a 5.00 valve seal and then again, it could be a 300.00 complete rebuild and bore job. [or more]

300EX's in GOOD shape go for that price all the time. I would skip this one and keep checking around or talk this guy down a few hundred dollars so that you have a little room for engine work without going over the value of the machine.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-23-2002, 02:17 PM
Weekend Warrior
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 16
Default

First find out what type of smoke. Could be blue smoke-oil black smoke-too much fuel. That could tell alot. But you can(like knowsalot said) find these all day for that price. Unsure...look around! Great riding!
JON
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
2002, 300ex, blowing, blue, complete, engine, honda, kit, price, rebuild, skipped, smoke, smokes, smoking, time



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LT4WD runs bad when warm KSJOHN Suzuki 1 08-30-2015 08:15 AM
400ex exhoust help Huntingdeer Performance Mods and Project Quads 1 08-23-2015 12:06 AM
1987 suzuki lt230s valve timing causing low compressing Mikegriff92 Technical and How-To Articles 0 08-17-2015 02:19 PM
2000 Honda 300ex sportrax will a main wiring harness from a 1997 work on it? tank10rnk General Chat 2 08-10-2015 08:19 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:48 AM.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
 
Contact Us Advertising Privacy Statement Terms of Service Jobs Forum Text Archives