1. Look for cracks in the front frame, near where the engine mounts.
2. Look for cracks on the tunnel.
3. Get the compression tested on the engine.
4. Inspect the clutches, #### I would even remove the primary and take the weights out to look at the bushings and check for slop.
5. Inspect the track. Look for wear on the inside and outside. Look for missing clips, and tears.
6. Take it for a rip and check the plugs.
Thanks guys! I'm going to look at it Saturday. Some people have said that the power valves suck on that sled. If I keep them clean, should it be ok? Also, how easy are they to check? Could I (or have him) pull them out when I go look at the sled?
I have also heard that the power valves are weak. (there was one broke in mine when I bought it) they had a tendencey to break at the stem. this was mainly caused by not cleaning them. if you clean them you will reduce the risk of breaking them. If they have been replaced they are updated to be stronger and they are teflon coated. they are pretty simple to take apart. just the four bolts on the cap and then three cap screws in side. be sure to check the round disks on the end of the pin for wear.
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