1994 Phazer II Advice - Snowmobile Forum: Your #1 Snowmobile Forum
http://www.snowmobileforum.com
Go Back   Snowmobile Forum: Your #1 Snowmobile Forum > Specific Snowmobile Forums > Yamaha Snowmobiles


» Sponsors





Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-07-2012, 01:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 5
1994 Phazer II Advice

How's it going everyone? New to the forum page. I have a chance to get a 1994 Phazer II with 1200 miles on it for $400.00. The only dampener is.....it hasn't run in 5 years. I am pretty handy when it comes to rebuilding a top end, cleaning carbs, etc, but it's the little things with sleds that I may not know. I am going to of course to a compression test to each of the cylinders, make sure nothing got tweeked in the front end, dry rot on the track, the general look-over. But my questions to the sled guru's out there is what would you be looking at also? Does this sound like a good deal? I was going to take some starter fluid with me just to see if I can get a backfire. Also, I would believe anything over 100psi in the cylinders would be good? I appreciate any help that comes my way, as I am going to look at it this Sunday.

Thanks again
dukeboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-07-2012, 07:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 4,987
sounds like you have the basics covered and you found an excellent deal. i would forgo the starting fluid and simply test for spark. spark tester or an extra spark plug to a head bolt. knowing you have spark and compression, it will run.

if you opt for the purchase, figure on a thorough carb cleaning, maybe replacing a fuel fuel and oil lines and a good once over with the lube and cleaner. depending on how and where it was stored, the exhaust and airbox could be an issue if the critters took a liking to it. also figure on removing the fuel tank to rid any old gas and you may consider draining the oil tank.

about the only thing i would be concerned with is the oil injection system. not a big deal, you just wont be able to confirm its working until you get the sled running. you can always premix.
yamadad4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 07:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: South Bend, Indiana
Posts: 234
Sounds like a good deal. As long as you don't start finding issues. I'd be concerned with engine, not so much track, belt, seat. Those things you can find on ebay fairly resonable. If it were me I'd give it a quick pull or open the housing to the clutch and see if you can crank it over. Hopefully its not frooze up. If it is frooze up I'd make an offer for much less. Good luck, let us know how it goes!
__________________
Phazer36 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 08:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 5
He said it turns over. That was my biggest concern. I think I'm going to give it a look. Good summer project I think.
dukeboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 08:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
'93 Phazer and The Kid
 
Phaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NW WI
Posts: 1,021
What yamadad said. A big thing about compression is if the cylinders are equal. May be a little tough to get a real accurate reading since it's sat for 5 years. Sounds like a great deal to me especially if it has compression and spark..
__________________
'05 Yamaha RX1 ER 1000
'93 Yamaha Phazer II LE 485
'96 Polaris Ultra SP 700 - SOLD!!

2013/2014 miles: 290
2012/2013 miles: 654
2011/2012 miles: 737
The sled is fixed... Now my wallet is broke..

Phaze is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2012, 10:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 4
Please remember, its a buyers market !! I just bought my 96 phazer 2 mountain lite for $800.
It came with an new $85 mix jug of oil, gas-n-go ready. Serch your local craigs list, you'll probly
Find something ready to ride for less than you'll spend fixing the unknown?
96phazer2mt.lt. is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:47 AM.



Copyright SnowmobileForum.com

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0