I have an issue and I'm hoping that someone can help with a little Wisdom. I have a 2016 Massimo MSU500 UTV that blew a time chain while out riding. It has been torn down to replave the chain and Sprocket amount other things that will be renewed. The problem comes in with setting Top Dead Center on the motor. The Manuals all teel one to line up hash marks on the flywheel with a point on the side cover under what's referred to in several place as a manhole cover. Its a large headed cap/bolt that unscrews and allows you to view the edge of the flywheel. There are hash marks on the flywheel that your supposed to turn the crank until you get the proper alignment between a certain hash mark and a reference point on the Case. Problem is there is NO reference point on the case there. I also have another 2016 MSU500 and a 2014 Coleman 500. Not one of these machines have a reference mark of any kind in that location. (I have pictures if needed)
I know I can use the old pull the valve covers and rotate the crank and rely on getting the right point where Both Intake and Exhaust valves are closed at hopefully the correct point in the piston stroke. Is there any other reference point that could be used for this or is this the only thing left to use for finding TDC? Gotta Love documentation that doesn't match the equipment it's supposed to be for, any help would be greatly appreciated. Even if just to tell me that's about my only option.
Thanks to all who even take the time to read my rambling question.
By Carter Read
This is just the kit I am not selling the car. The Kit will be custom made as seen in pictures.... CAR IS not for sale just showing the RS1 kit I'm selling. Kit includes mig welded laser cut and CNC Bent 1 3/4" D.O.M cage DOM Front Bumper DOM Rear Bumper
By Wandering Bison
I am looking for people who enjoy remote adventures to test a new service I have launched, I thought I'd reach out to the community here.
Almost three years ago, my travels took me to Cape Scott Provincial Park, at the northern end of Vancouver Island, a remote area on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, where I spent a week. While there, I realized I would have had no way of getting notified of a distant earthquake and the resulting tsunami. My Garmin inReach would have allowed me to call for help in an emergency or to get a current forecast, but it couldn't alert me in the case of an immediate risk. Imagine a similar situation in an area at risk from flash flooding, forest fires or a tornado. When I got back to civilization, I tried to find a solution. Surprisingly, no one offered a notification solution using a satellite device like inReach!
So, I founded a company called Adiona Alert to provide the service I needed but couldn't find.
After more than two years of work, including testing the service over the last six months throughout North America and issuing over 2000 safety alerts, including severe weather, to our small fleet of test devices, we are beginning to invite people to join our Early Access program so they can start using the service today for free!
Given where your adventures likely take you, this community would be perfect to test the service.
As we slowly add small groups of users, It would be great if some of you would apply for our Early Access program. You would get these potentially live-saving alerts for free. All I ask in return is to share your thoughts, suggestions, and even complaints with my team to improve the solution.
I would love you to visit our website - AdionaAlert.com, to learn more and apply for our Early Access program.
Thanks for considering this, and let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
I have a 2020 800 sx with about 16 hours on it. From day one I have heard a clunking noise from the front end going over bumps. Has anyone else experienced this? Also this past weekend while out riding I heard a noise that sounded like the dump bed bounced three or four different times, again has anyone experienced anything like that. Thanks, gary
By AJ Clapp
I have a 2017 Vector 500 4x4 with electronic front locking diff. Used it about 30 miles ago, and the front axle won’t unlock. This makes steering very difficult and I’m sure it’s not good on front components either. Checked the connector and the wire and switch. Everything *looks* fine. Before I go digging into diff was wondering if anyone else experienced this. Indicator on dash shows an X indicating locked axle. 4x4 indicator for front axle just flashes. Can’t tell if I’m actually in four wheel drive. This thing is so underpowered it would t spin wheels anyway…