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Engine overhual Well winter is just around the corner here in chicagoland and after fixing up my bike cosmetically I'm ready to dig into the engine. I bought my 03 200 last spring and this is my first two stroke. I have done all the easy stuff like change all fluids regrease etc. When I bought the bike it said it had a new top end but I doubt that by the condition the fluids were in when they were changed. I was wondering how to tell when the bike is due for a new top end

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What other parts of the engine are important to check? Can I upgrade the power valves to Vforce? Also is there any websites or a service manual I can buy that will show a walkthrough on a gasgas top end rebuild?GasGas top end overhaul is almost exactly the same as any othr 2 stroke top end overhaul. Have a look on youtube - thee are a couple of reasonably good vid clips on there that show you the basics. You can download the workshop manual for free on www.gasgasmotos.es ,

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