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was at the dealer today, and saw what they told me was a 2000 mxz 800. I thought 2001 was the first year of 800's

Any problems with this sled? It has a long track kit on it, and I think I might be considering saying bye-bye to the 670 and going for a bigger yellow rocket
 

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there is no 2000 mxz 800.  your right 2001 was the first year of the mxz 800.  so its probably a 2001.
 

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From what I've heard and read there was a limited amount built for 2000. I think mainly
for dealer testing. If you look on the ski-doo microfiche there is one listed for the year 2000.
 

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They definitley had the 800 engine in 2000 so it doesn't surprise me that they slapped a few in.
 

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Is it a good idea to own one?
 

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also....what features did it have?
 

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I have a buddy who picked one up last year.  He put on a few hundred miles with no problems (other than the occassional spanking by a 700&#33
 The sled has a total of 2000+ miles with no problems reported by the dealer.
 

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Didnt the 2000 model mxz's all have "2000 series" stamped in the side of the tunnel? Mine does !
  You might want to look into the long track kit,I have heard the rail extensions are very weak and do not hold up to aggresive riding/jumping. You could always replace the rails though...M2C
 

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I believe there was also a 99 mxz 700 not too many people know about.
 

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yes there was a 2000.5 mx800,there wasnt many but they were made,i got to try one in mid feb 2000.
 

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Yes, there was a 2000 MXZ 800. Less than 500 made so they're not race legal. They had DPM, toe holds, short brake lever, and tunnel roll grips. Also, they had the flat slide carbs that the other 2000 MXZ's were supposed to get but didn't.

As a side note, yes there was a limited build 1999 MXZ 700 and Summit 700. Less than 500 of each of those also.
 

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there were less than 100 of the 99 700's. they did have a mid year 800 in 00 as well.
 

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Now Rocketman,.... your not going to try to beat me when I come up this winter...are you??
 We'll be up for two weeks during Xmas. Plans are pretty much final. Did a milage test from here to your place. It will take 43 hrs to drive and 2379.28 miles.
 

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Were there any problems with this sled? I hate buying a "guinea pig" year...anything? Anything that should be done to it right off the bat?
 

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The dealer my buddy got his from did the 2001 piston recall work on the engine.  

For what it is worth, I have put 2000+ miles on my 1999 "guinea pig" 700 with zero problems.
 
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