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I am off work tomorrow and plan to work on my 1980 P200. So far I've installed new rims and tubeless tires plus a new Road 2 exhaust. I ordered Carbone sport shocks, (silver), plus a carb rebuild kit with new float, ( gas leaks out if I don't shut off the fuel). I also have some idle and main jets to try.
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Same mods as mine. Sip Road, Carbones and Pinasco tubeless. Best bang for your buck IMO.
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I put on the new front and rear shocks, also new front brake shoes. I rebuilt the carb and tried a 120 main jet and a 42/140 idle jet. I went for a ride, then swapped out a 128 main jet with a 55/160 idle jet. I liked the second set up better.
It is so frickin cold here in Chicago that I didn't ride far. I still have another main jet to try, a 124.
Maybe when it warms up.
The p200 isn't as quick as my T5, but it does have some torque.
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124 should be about right.
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Front shock buffer
I installed new front and rear shocks on my p200 last week. Today I was perusing a parts supplier that had a good sale I came across a front shock buffer. There was no buffer on the shock I took off. The site said I needed two, I figured out I need a large washer too. The shock I removed had no buffers or washers, so I ordered 2 buffers and a washer.
Would I have ever noticed that they were missing?
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