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I have rebuilt top end with wise I 440 big bore kit arc has a lot of power but it bust up real bad in 5th gear when holding wide open has anyone run a 450r carb on this set up
 

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I have a friend who has a stroker 440 (460 kit) and he runs an TRX450 FCR carb, but he also has a ported head with larger valves, stage 3 cam, no air box and a custom large diameter header with a Supertrapp muffler and the whole thing is dyno'd for maximum HP - he races and this weak link now is the drive line - he breaks transmissions 3 to 4 times a year, goes through axle bearings like his dad works at Lonestar Racing and buys drive chain on 1000 foot spools. But he has more money than brains and spends more time working on his quad than racing it.

Best carb for a simple big bore kit is the stock OEM carb with minor jetting changes to compliment the modifications to the exhaust and intake.

I'm not there to listen to it or ride it, but what you describe sounds like it might be jetted too rich on the main jet.

What changes have you made to the carb or intake?
 
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