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I got my new engine in my MXZ 700 and man is it hard to pull over in the mornings, alot of compression. It seems harder now than it was with my first engine!  I have to use two arms to pull when cold, is anyone elses this stiff, all my buddys said the same thing.
 

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jwheeler - I had the same problem with my ThunderCat.  I could barely move it when I tried to pull it over.  Arctic Cat makes a heater that I installed and I plug it in for 20 minutes before take-off and it pulls over like it is the middle of summer.  I am sure Ski-Doo has something similar.  Or I am sure you could use the A/C one.  It was about 55 bucks Cdn.

Trust me - it will save you a LOT of grief.

Scott/Thundercatzr
 

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just get into the gym! At least you know that no little guy is going to steal your sled!
 

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Mine used to do the same thing.  Now that it has a new crank it pulls over easy.  HMMM, maybe that is why it is a junk sled. Just learn how to be able to start it on the first pull.  Good luck.
 

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Hey do a compression test, to see if its indeed the improved compression.
If high, then do a squish on the cylinders, you may want to go with a thicker base gasket,
changes the port timing, will help with starts(lowers the comp) run a little cooler also.
more top end.
 
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