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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 06-28-2006, 12:42 AM Thread Starter
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Well... I bought a Honda

i got a honda trx450 sport quad, lol. i got approved for 6500 dollars in financing through honda. so i picked this up on monday. it's an '05 and i got it for 4900 and thn with tax and a helmet it was 5400, not bad at all. takin it camping this weekend, so it should be a good time.






Engine Type: 450cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke: 94.0mm x 64.8mm
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Valve Train: Unicam; four-valve
Carburetion: Keihin 42.0mm with throttle position sensor (TPS)
Ignition: CD with electronic advance
Starter: Forward kick


Transmission: Five-speed
Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain


Front Suspension: Independent double-wishbone with Showa shocks, featuring adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping; 8.4-inch travel
Rear Suspension: Pro-Link with single Showa shock featuring adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping; 9.0-inch travel
Front Brakes: Dual hydraulic 174.0mm discs with twin-piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single hydraulic 190.0mm disc with single-piston caliper
Front Tires: 22 x 7-10 knobby radial
Rear Tires: 20 x 10-9 knobby radial


Length: 72.6 inches
Width: 46.3 inches
Height: 43.6 inches
Wheelbase: 49.2 inches
Seat Height: 32.6 inches
Ground Clearance: 4.2 inches
Dry Weight: 350.0 pounds
Fuel Capacity: 3.2 gallons


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Nice! That should be fun to rip around in!
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thanks, alot, maasta. yea, i've been ripping it up and down the street all day since i got it. neighbours must love me. it'll get some trail action this weekend if all goes as planned though.


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AAahhh I was expecting a crotch rocket, Nice!! Im jealous!
Likin the wheels too buddy.... lucky you...


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AAahhh I was expecting a crotch rocket, Nice!! Im jealous!
Likin the wheels too buddy.... lucky you...

yea, monday was like christmas for me. i bought the rims and tires on thursday and they came in on monday and i went out and financed a quad that same day. i love having a well paying job!


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Congrats again ISO! .........just don't extend yourself too far man. My brother went all out back in the day with a good wage and then lost his job 18 months later and had too much debt..............................Yeah I say that and I just financed $3300 for a 57" Mistu DLP HDTV 1080P native LoL

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That's a bad ass quad man! Just in for the 4th of July weekend! :-)

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Congrats again ISO! .........just don't extend yourself too far man. My brother went all out back in the day with a good wage and then lost his job 18 months later and had too much debt..............................Yeah I say that and I just financed $3300 for a 57" Mistu DLP HDTV 1080P native LoL
lol, thanks. well, i pretty much can't lose my job since i'm working for the doctor's office that my dad is the COO of. my brother just financed a 4 or 5000 dollar plasma tv so i don't see why i can't finance a 5400 dollar quad. but my brother actually has a real job and earns salary, so.


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That's a bad ass quad man! Just in for the 4th of July weekend! :-)
yup we're leaving tomorrow for a 4 day camping trip and coming home on monday .


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