TR200 fatcat

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  1. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Thanks

    I'm grappling with same issue.

    The kenda k289(?) looks to be a great replacement front and rear.
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  2. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    As I clean my cat up I've noticed some over spray on the seat of white paint.

    What will get that off the seat cover?

    Also what are some good replacement foot pegs?
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    Getting a chainsaw mount on the Fatcat. Bought this from Colorado - it's a sawgrip
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  4. winks

    winks n00b

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    There is a Fatcat forum? Where? I just bought a restored '87 for my wife. She loves it, but info is rare. When things start to go pear-shaped I would like to know a source of help.
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  5. Röhrich

    Röhrich big wheel freak

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    I thought there was a Yahoo fatcat forum.
    The same as the Yahoo big wheel forum.

    Regards,

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  6. eakins

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    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=560117

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  7. rmhrc628

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    Update of the Fatcat getting registered.

    Probably a few more months from getting it road registered but fingers crossed it will be done soon.
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  9. bobfab

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    is that the same one that you previously posted!? Wow!!
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  10. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Yeap same 'cat.

    Deracked and getting ready for registration
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  11. rmhrc628

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    Any of you US guys help with starting ?

    Is there a kick knack ?
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  12. Tech23

    Tech23 Been here awhile

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    Yea, you gotta use the manual decompressor with the kick starter.


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  13. rmhrc628

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    Thanks dude.

    It's a bloody awkward kick isn't it?

    Do you have to use the decomp everytime you kick?
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  14. Tech23

    Tech23 Been here awhile

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    You don't have to, but it sure makes both life and starting the engine easier.

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  15. Tech23

    Tech23 Been here awhile

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    The 86/87 ATC 200X is similar. The ATC engine has a manual clutch, it has no electric starter, and has a forward swinging kick starter. I believe the 200X is a 6 speed too. The Fat Cat engine is based on the ATC engine and uses the same external valve adusters that don't require feeler guages. The engine mounts may be the same, it would be worth looking into it further. The problem is 86/87 ATC 200X's are just as rare as the Fat Cat, both were only made for two years. ATC's were banned in the US in 1986 so we never had the 1987 ATC 200X here and very few 1986 models were sold before Honda dealer's were forced to remove them from showroom floors and ship them back to Honda.

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  16. rmhrc628

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    Thanks again.

    I kicked and kicked today and no joy. Plus battery is dead. Going to install a shorai battery to use the electric starter.
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  17. tiny-wheel-200

    tiny-wheel-200 Been here awhile

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    Most of the stuff you need is available on ebay surprisingly. However you can buy an entire engine for a buy it now price of $600 US, which would likely be a better bet, Also plastic kits and seat cover are readily available. There are a lot of parts that can be had for 15 or 20 dollars like brake cables bearings pads and whatnot. Good luck with your rebuild. I bet there are no other fatcats in Germany.
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  18. tiny-wheel-200

    tiny-wheel-200 Been here awhile

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    Video of fatcatting around the valley. Lots of first person and underwater footage. The fellow before me gave it the camo paint.

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/fF2NEOPXo_E" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    tiny-wheel-200 Been here awhile

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    video of fatcatting around the knik area.
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    tiny-wheel-200 Been here awhile

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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/brAb3t7WW2o?list=UUU0mwDvu6bNzrmExdopk99Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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