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I just picked this up dirt cheap from a guy at work. Dude couldnt get it to run. The norm with these. Had it running the first night. Just got a brand new in the plastic protaper handlebar for 20 bucksūüėĀ. I have a new petcock on the way as the factory was leaking.

Needs:
Plastics- given the ridiculous resale market I'll likely go new.

Tires: not sure If I want to upgrade the wheels(see next line item). I will eventually have (2) sets, one off-road and one street set. Street will be to cruise around the streets of my neighborhood. Folks have started doing this recently (THANK GOD!!!).

Fuel petcock: got one on the way thanks to an ebay seller< motorpartsotre~ spelled just like that. Awesome seller BTW. Very communicative.

Chain and sprockets:
Again (2) sets due to not being able to find 25 in street tires and I want to make it easier on the 200cc engine anyhow.

Wheels- I may or may not upgrade to 10 or 12 inch. Cost is adding up...

Brackets: for the rear that support the rear Plastics.

Front brakes need service and the dime in the site glass trick.

After the brakes and tires and or wheels I will be able to ride.ūüėĀ

Shocks: just purchased some used suzuki 230 quad racer front shocks thanks to ebay as well.

Rear shock: need help here. It would be nice to find something that fits the eyelets, buy if not I'll cut to fit What will fit with grinding? Looking for comfort here. I love my back !. I read going with the trx250 rear is an option, but it is said to be stiff so... idk.

Any 4x4 2x4 shocks with progressive springs are good with me. Im all for a longer shock btw its all good. I will make it work one way or another( ill a different eyelet welded if need be).

 

Got the suzuki quadracer shocks mounted. They are about a couple inches more long then the factory. With that they become preloaded when fitted and max the suspension when installed. No biggie for me. I do plan on modifying the adjument collar and notch to have less preload on the spring.

Fixed the leaking petcock. Then found the gas tank to leak somewhere.... I'll find a gas tank sealer and be done with it lol. Not going to get a plastic tank for a air cooled engine smh.

 

I recovered the seat. Figured i would diy and save some cash for brakes .Turned out pretty good.

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Looks like I will be doing 10" wheels due to lack of finding a 22x7x8. Just found this.

 

 

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Hi , welcome to the forum --- 

Did you figure out yet ,that the 200SX has a different rim stud pattern on the front rims 

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1 hour ago, Fishfiles said:

Hi , welcome to the forum --- 

Did you figure out yet ,that the 200SX has a different rim stud pattern on the front rims 

Hey man, yeah it's  4x85 correct? That's what the wheel in the pic is. Even if it's like 4x80 I can just drill the bolt holes a bit and make it work.

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2 minutes ago, Snow Camo said:

Hey man, yeah it's  4x85 correct? That's what the wheel in the pic is. Even if it's like 4x80 I can just drill the bolt holes a bit and make it work.

I am pretty sure they are 4x80 pattern , I have had a few 200sx and they are a fun, fast ATV 

 

If rims give you a real problem , you can always have a set of spacers made to adaptor any rim to the 200SX , last set I have made was $100 for a set 

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2 minutes ago, Fishfiles said:

I am pretty sure they are 4x80 pattern , I have had a few 200sx and they are a fun, fast ATV 

 

If rims give you a real problem , you can always have a set of spacers made to adaptor any rim to the 200SX , last set I have made was $100 for a set 

 

Yeah man that was a other idea I was thinking and was like maybe that'll wear out the front bearings idk. I supposed not tho. I can contact my metal fab shop I use for work and see what they charge.

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6 minutes ago, Snow Camo said:

 

Yeah man that was a other idea I was thinking and was like maybe that'll wear out the front bearings idk. I supposed not tho. I can contact my metal fab shop I use for work and see what they charge.

I run 1 inch , 2 inch and 2 1/2 inch wide spacers on my ATVs ( 300s and 450s ) and with oversized tires and rims on top of spacers , I am sure the extra width is not good for  bearings , hear people " cry " about people who do it all the time  , but can't say I seen devastating problem from them , ----that 200SX is so light I don't foresee any problems 

 

If you do order , talk with them on the phone as it is easy to mess up an order and custom made they don't want to take them back , ask me how I know !!!  Here is a link to one I have used for custom spacers , in fact I need to order a set for the rear on my golf cart project 

 

https://www.uswheeladapters.com/custom-atv-utv-wheel-adapters-spacers/

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2 minutes ago, Fishfiles said:

I run 1 inch , 2 inch and 2 1/2 inch wide spacers on my ATVs ( 300s and 450s ) and with oversized tires and rims on top of spacers , I am sure the extra width is not good for  bearings , hear people " cry " about people who do it all the time  , but can't say I seen devastating problem from them , ----that 200SX is so light I don't foresee any problems 

 

If you do order , talk with them on the phone as it is easy to mess up an order and custom made they don't want to take them back , ask me how I know !!!  Here is a link to one I have used for custom spacers , in fact I need to order a set for the rear on my golf cart project 

 

https://www.uswheeladapters.com/custom-atv-utv-wheel-adapters-spacers/

 

Rock on man! I am gonna check that out! Thanks.

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5 minutes ago, Fishfiles said:

I run 1 inch , 2 inch and 2 1/2 inch wide spacers on my ATVs ( 300s and 450s ) and with oversized tires and rims on top of spacers , I am sure the extra width is not good for  bearings , hear people " cry " about people who do it all the time  , but can't say I seen devastating problem from them , ----that 200SX is so light I don't foresee any problems 

 

If you do order , talk with them on the phone as it is easy to mess up an order and custom made they don't want to take them back , ask me how I know !!!  Here is a link to one I have used for custom spacers , in fact I need to order a set for the rear on my golf cart project 

 

https://www.uswheeladapters.com/custom-atv-utv-wheel-adapters-spacers/

Do you by chance know the thread size/ pitch you used?

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I am pretty sure all Hondas are 10mm x 1.25mm --

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Update.

Purchased, painted and installed new: tierods ends, engine cover, rear brake drum cover, slotted rear brake shoes, chain and sprockets and brake master cylinder.

Little over spray as I got spray happy ūü§£. Now it has solid fresh brakes front and rear. Next up will be used wheels and tires and then plastics.

Next summer or so engine rebuild. I have been thinking of doing a high compression piston or turbo. I am not set yet on which, but I am sort of leaning toward just the piston. Also with just a piston I will get a web cam to go with.

It's coming together slowly

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Wow , that paint is LIVE , is it powder coating ???   Looks good ---  

 

 

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Thanks! It's just a simple rustoleum red. Most of my riding will be around the neighborhood, so I should not have to worry about the paint too much. It will likely never see a mud pit or ruff uncharted terrain. 

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