American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

2002 FourTrax Rancher 4x4 ES/FourTrax Rancher 4x4

                                                       

The Honda FourTrax Rancher 4x4 ES with Honda's revolutionary Electric Shift Program (ESP) and Honda FourTrax Rancher 4x4 are full-sized 4WD ATVs--designed for the rider who demands Honda's legendary innovation, proven 4WD durability and unparalleled performance.

Features & Benefits

Unique Features

   ES model features ESP(r)(Electric Shift Program) features push-button up-shifting and downshifting. The rider shifts simply and precisely with the press of the up-shift or downshift button mounted on the left handlebar. An onboard electronic control module (ECM) monitors information from four sensors-engine rpm, countershaft speed, gear position, and shift spindle angle-to control the speed of the electric shift motor's gear and clutch engagement. Gear engagement speed varies according to rider style: The transmission shifts more quickly when riding style turns sporty. A neutral lockout at speeds greater than 2 mph ensures available engine braking when descending hills. To ensure smooth shifting, the transmission cannot be shifted from neutral to first gear or reverse gear at engine speeds above 3000 rpm. ESP is not battery-dependent, operating whenever the engine is running. Should the rider ever need to shift manually, the Rancher(tm) ES is also equipped with an auxiliary shift lever in the tool kit.

   Torque-sensitive, limited-slip front differential reduces torque steer for less steering effort.

   Powerful, rugged OHV air-cooled 329cc longitudinally mounted engine allows direct drive-shaft alignment to both front and rear wheels for improved drivetrain efficiency.

   Unique dry-sump oiling system places the oil tank inside the engine cases, lowering engine height and allowing optimum engine placement for excellent ground clearance and superb handling.

   Standard oil cooler with cooling fan assures optimal engine lubrication under difficult operating conditions.

   Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.

Engine/Drivetrain

   Overhead-valve design provides compact engine dimensions for improved ground clearance while maintaining a broad, easy-to-use power band.

   Integral electric carburetor heater system improves drivability and ensures smooth operation in cold conditions.

   Rubber-cushion engine mounting and gear-driven counter-balancer reduce vibration.

   Super-heavy-duty automatic clutch with a low engagement point for excellent drivability and towing capability.

   Five-speed transmission with reverse includes an ultra-low first gear.

   Full-time four-wheel-drive with torque-sensitive, limited-slip front differential for reduced steering effort.

   Convenient electric starter, with auxiliary recoil starter and an automatic internal decompression system.

   Stainless steel exhaust header and muffler for superior corrosion resistance.

   DC CD ignition with electronic advance for excellent performance and reliability.

   Powerful, 245-watt AC generator.

   Reusable foam air filter.

Chassis/Suspension

   Rugged frame and suspension provide an exceptional 9.7 inches of ground clearance.

   Steering mechanism design features light effort and a tight turning radius of 10.8 feet.

   Independent double-wishbone front suspension uses premium shock absorbers to provide 5.9 inches of suspension travel for a plush, comfortable ride.

   Steel swingarm and single rear shock absorber provide 5.9 inches of suspension travel for superb comfort and compliance.

   Large-diameter, 24 x 8-12 front, 24 x 9-11 rear tires provide excellent ground clearance while maintaining precise handling.

   Triple-sealed front hydraulic drum brakes and sealed mechanical rear drum.

 

                                                       

Additional Features

   Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.

   ES model has multi-function LCD digital instrumentation that is compact, and waterproof, featuring large readouts for gear position, speedometer, odometer, resettable tripmeter and hour-meter/clock. Instrument housing includes LED lights for reverse, neutral and oil temperature warning indicators.

   Waterproof accessory socket provides 12-volt, 10-amp power with a built-in temperature-type fuse.

   Large cargo racks front and rear carry payloads of 66 and 133 pounds respectively.

   Heavy-duty trailer hitch with towing capacity of 850 pounds.

   Large, lightweight plastic fuel tank with 3.4-gallon capacity.

   Fuel gauge is standard equipment.

   Snorkel-type air intake system is specially designed for water crossings.

   ES version features uniquely designed floorboards, a Honda first, allow the rider's feet to grip the footrests while keeping mud and debris away from the rider's feet.

   Unique rear-opening storage compartment allows access when rack is loaded.

   Thickly padded seat provides all-day comfort.

   Standard over-fenders give excellent mud protection.

   Twin-headlight system with 30-watt bulbs features multi-reflector lenses for optimal light distribution.

   USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler.

   Constant-velocity-joint boot guards help prevent damage to boot covers.

   12 amp-hour maintenance-free battery.

   Durable, comfortable, easy-to-use controls.

   Keyed ignition switch for added security.

   Triple skid-plates.

   Easy-to-use parking brake.

   Top-mounted choke lever for simple operation.

   Handlebar switches, controls and warning labels use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.

   Standard tool kit includes a tire pressure gauge.

   G.V.W.R. is 1045 pounds TRX350FE / 1034 pounds TRX350FM

   Assembled in Marysville , Ohio .

   Transferable six-month limited warranty.

Available Accessories

   Flag kit.

   Cooling fan kit.

 

Specifications

Model: TRX350FE (with ESP) / TRX350FM

Engine Type: 329cc air-cooled OHV dry-sump longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke

Bore and Stroke: 78.5mm x 68mm

Carburetion: 32mm CV

Ignition: DC CDI

Starter: Electric with auxiliary recoil

Clutch: Automatic

Transmission: ESP five-speed with reverse / Five-speed with reverse

Driveline: Direct front and rear drive-shafts with limited-slip front differential

Suspension

Front: Independent double-wishbone; 5.9 inches travel

Rear: Swingarm with single shock; 5.9 inches travel

Brakes

Front: Triple-sealed hydraulic drum

Rear: Sealed mechanical drum

 

Tires

Front: 24 x 8-12

Rear: 24 x 9-11

 

Length: 78.1 inches

Width: 45.0 inches

Height: 44.3 inches

Seat Height: 32.4 inches

Ground Clearance: 9.7 inches

Wheelbase: 49.1 inches

Turning Radius: 10.8 feet

Dry Weight: 535 pounds / 524 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 3.4 gallons, including 0.8-gallon reserve

Colors: Red, Orange , Olive