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06-10-2019 11:00 AM
JRIAC The factory recoil starter on my 09 has saved my butt a couple of times out in the middle of nowhere, its a great feature.
06-07-2019 09:01 PM
Kingquader It works! Thanks Bigfoot for this great info! Any one try the pull start with a dead battery?
05-31-2019 07:37 AM
Kingquader I'm told a pull start can't be put on a 2013 model 500axi?
05-20-2019 08:14 PM
suzuguru I did my 2013 500 a few years ago. I always liked having them on my older quadrunners and kingquads. My dad had a factory one on his '08 450, so I decided I wanted one on my '13. I just bought the recoil unit and cup from a part-out on ebay. (I can't even remember what year it was from now.) I used the o-ring from my old piece that engaged the splines, just because it looked better than the one that came on the cup. It was super easy to get out. I just used a small pick. I wouldn't mind having a new style plastic cover, just to make checking the oil a little easier. I don't know if they had those yet when I did mine. No big deal, though. I just used the old one. I do remember, though... the first time I pulled the recoil starter, it started right up. I don't know if i'll ever need it, but it just felt better to have it on there.
05-20-2019 06:56 PM
Bigfoot Happy to do it my friend
05-20-2019 05:36 PM
suzuguru Excellent write up! Thanks for going the extra mile and posting all of this!
05-16-2019 11:43 AM
Bigfoot This is a backup for both a dead starter and battery. I don't like carrying around more batteries to support the original battery so I went with this mechanical route. Sometimes the jump packs are unreliable too, it's always that one time that everything as a backup fails. Somebody had forgotten to charge it, or it somehow discharged during the day or weekend out, those are the times you regret not having a mechanical means to fall back on. I hope I never need to use this but I have been caught in the woods with a battery that suddenly stopped providing enough CCA's to do the job. I'm not sure what to expect from a totally flat lined battery but at least this gives me hope

Edit: I wanted to add this in too, this backup starter is also for any time that there is nothing wrong with the battery or starter, but perhaps the starter solenoid for whatever reason happens to fail. I have also seen solenoids on various machines fail...crossing the posts is not only a bad idea but doesn't always work. A strictly manually operated mechanical device of this nature is the best back up solution or perhaps option is the better term
05-15-2019 05:10 PM
Truckerb Is this a backup in case the starter don’t work or is this for if the battery is dead. If the battery is to dead to run the fuel pump can you still get it started? My Honda rincon 680 comes with a factory pull start but I have not tried it with a very dead battery to see if it will work. I just carry a portable jump pack with me if the battery was to get to low to start the quad. I can tell you from experience that when it gets below 30 degrees Fahrenheit that you can’t pull the starter hard enough to get it started.
05-13-2019 12:50 PM
Bigfoot I just checked with the 2018 online fiche to see if anything has changed, so far the recoil system is still the same part numbers as listed above. They also now list the recoil system as optional for the 2018 750 AXi where they did not for the 2015 and all the part numbers are still the same. The only thing they show but no part number for it is the o-ring. I'm going to say that was an oversight and it is still the same o-ring as listed above. As far as online goes, my resources do not have 2019 listed in the fiche yet. I would assume you can still do this with a 2019 model
05-13-2019 08:03 AM
Skingidaho Great post and pictures showing the install process.
Can one be fitted to a 2019 KingQuad 750? It is an option on 2018 models.
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