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1987 polaris HELPPPP!

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Old 05-23-2017, 09:19 PM
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I recently got given i believe to be 1987 polaris. I dont know much about them. Been sitting a while. Cleaned carb. Tested spark. No spark im not sure where to begin with this. Any ideas? Any help is much apreciated
 
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Old 05-23-2017, 10:41 PM
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Is the battery charged up?
 
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:32 AM
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Doesn't have to have a battery on these old models to have spark. Get the manual and go though the electrical check list and resistance tests that can help you find the problem.https://www.tradebit.com/filedetail....air-manual-all
 
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Old 05-24-2017, 02:09 PM
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battery is charged but like stated above not sure it matters on the older models. Thanks for the link i will check it out. I appreciate the helpm keep the thoughta and ideas coming.
 
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Old 05-31-2017, 06:48 PM
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Any idea where i would be able to find a vin or number that would allow me to find out year make and model of my wheeler?
 
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Old 06-01-2017, 09:20 AM
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On the older models the vin number along with the model starting with #W87 on the right side frame down tube.Serial # on one side,model # on the other side of the square tube.
 

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