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Hi All

I am all new to this stuff so please stay with me.I am looking at two sportsmans' an 1999 and a 2003 and would like to know if any changes had been done between those years

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i know they changed the rear drive shafts from u-joints to cv joints, and the speedos whent to digital insted of the cable drives.
 

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They made a huge amount of changes between those years. The 2003 model has a lot of changes over the 99. The 03 has the high output motor which consists of a better camshaft and bigger 40 mm carb. Here is a list of all other things I can remember that they had changed.

Longer travel front struts and rear shocks
Gearcase
Rear Brakes
Front brakes
Braided steel brake lines
Primary clutch - with engine braking
Secondary clutch - with engine braking
Oil tank

This is all I can remember of the top of my head.
 

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thanks for all the good info used it and bought a 03 500 with 800 miles runs great,now for complete fluids change and inspection.
 
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