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I have a 2008 Grizzly 700 with about 2200 miles. I’ve been very consistent with the “regular” maintenance items:
Oil and oil filter
Air filter
Differential fluids
Spark plug
Battery
Coolant

Is there anything else big that I’m missing or need to worry about? I’ve never done anything with the belt, haven’t messed with the valves as it runs and starts fine. This has been a super reliable machine and want to keep it that way. I worry that it might be time to sell as I’m starting to get high mileage.

Thanks for your input.


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I have a 2008 Grizzly 700 with about 2200 miles. I’ve been very consistent with the “regular” maintenance items:
Oil and oil filter
Air filter
Differential fluids
Spark plug
Battery
Coolant

Is there anything else big that I’m missing or need to worry about? I’ve never done anything with the belt, haven’t messed with the valves as it runs and starts fine. This has been a super reliable machine and want to keep it that way. I worry that it might be time to sell as I’m starting to get high mileage.

Thanks for your input.


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You call 2200miles HIGH mileage?!!!!! One of our members Reogem has 21 000 miles on his 2013 grizzly 700. Heck I put 1800 miles on my old grizzly in the last 9 months.

Seriously, your bike is just broken in! The reality is you actually own a low mileage machine.


The only things I would add to your list is

-Verify brake bads, rotor, callipers etc.....

-Verify wheel bearings, tie rods, ball joints, upper and lower control arms, drive shafts, axles and boots etc.....

- At the very least service your primary sheave, even better the secondary.

I'm sure many others will add to this............
 
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Damn Vincent,
I was reading the first post thinking about buying a wore-out, old pile with high mileage, that probably only needed the C.V.T. serviced with some shim added and the valves adjusted, but not now:)
I don't know if it needs a stator cover up-grade, but that's not a big deal.
Averaging less than 300 miles per year, how could it be wore out?
 
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I have an 08 also and do regular maintenance too but the valve adjustment is not something you should wait till there is a problem to do IMO. I'm a mechanic by trade and I believe in routine maintenance extends the life of any machine and 2200 miles is low miles for a Grizz but other brands are wore out by then.
 

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Lol yea 2200 miles high i have 2 700s. the 2008 has 5800miles the 2013 2500miles. no wear near worn out on either of them 2200 miles is just broke in!
 

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Ya you should adjust valves and do the stator cover upgrade you don't want that to fail on the trail. I would also plug the vent hose for the power steering. I own a 2008 with over 8000kms and right now I am doing new power steering I sunk the bike a few years back and been chassing problems ever since. Cooling fan went in the fall so I fabed up a rad relocate. Right now finally doing wheel bearings [front] one upper ball joint i noticed a ripped boot otherwise ball joints and tie rod ends are tight and one front axle is on its way out. So for over 8k thats pretty good. I also did brakes all around in the fall. I have a 2 inch lift home made some power mods and I run 28 mega mayhems and my moddo is WHEN IN DOUBT THROTLE OUT. I have a HEAVY thumb. your machine is good for many more miles.
 
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