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    Any tips on replacing the rear spring and shock...

    Any tips on replacing the rear spring and shock on an O5 rev? I've dropped skids on a few other sleds but not the rev.
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    Hot damn theres a lot of hoses and wires on this...

    Hot damn theres a lot of hoses and wires on this 06 polaris, where the hell do all these things go? how do I bleed the oil lines, I don't want to toast my new pistons.
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    Does it make you wish you spent $4K on a decent...

    Does it make you wish you spent $4K on a decent sled instead?
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    Agreed, the closer into the tunnel the better...

    Agreed, the closer into the tunnel the better chance of survival on rollovers and tumbles. also without racks and shit protruding out from the sled theres less things to stab you when the damn thing...
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    Don't bother replacing with the stock boots, they...

    Don't bother replacing with the stock boots, they will fail, trust me. V-force boots last a little longer but still delam. the boysen reeds/boots kit is 20% more expensive than the stock boots but...
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    I'm replacing a top end and installing the...

    I'm replacing a top end and installing the working engine in a 06 RMK IQ for the first time, does anyone have any shortcuts, pointers or tips?

    Ive replaced pistons in a few revs as well as a...
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    TUrrrrRBO!!!!?

    TUrrrrRBO!!!!?
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    Thats why I said "as a general rule". When...

    Thats why I said "as a general rule". When shopping for anonymous sleds there are usually enough out there that I will just look past the higher mile ones in favor of the lower miles ones, I know...
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    No shit, that funny, I used to drive my 180HP...

    No shit, that funny, I used to drive my 180HP 1000 to the pass in the back of my 90HP toyota 4 banger. it was worth twice as much as well.
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    Oh, damn that sucks, I didn't know about that BS....

    Oh, damn that sucks, I didn't know about that BS.

    I looked up VC c-list and ya things are on average 15-20% higher for the same shit.

    Just ride it up over the border through WA in the middle...
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    ^^^ again, as a good general rule, never buy a...

    ^^^ again, as a good general rule, never buy a used sled with over 1000 miles.

    take a little drive south and get out of your shitty market.

    Here:...
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    ^^^ Agree. I had a 1000 for a few seasons, my...

    ^^^ Agree. I had a 1000 for a few seasons, my first rev chassi after tubby yamaha MM's actually, and the thing was awesome for snowmoski doubling when it ran good. I had issues with the sdi and...
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    Its all where and what you're trying to ski, I...

    Its all where and what you're trying to ski, I wish we had mellow logging roads to ridges through the trees. Here its both tech and pin to win, on a day with much decent snow almost half the decent...
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    I bought a used 05 summit with 670mi 5 years ago...

    I bought a used 05 summit with 670mi 5 years ago (for half the cost of new) and the thing has yet to have a single mechanical issue that was not a fuk up on my part (rocks, rolling, and general...
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    Theres so many variables, its tough to judge how...

    Theres so many variables, its tough to judge how long almost anything will last on a sled. I've seen top ends do 5-6K mi or 500 mi I think the most important thing is to be well informed on the...
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    Don't forget to add "in alpine boots with resort...

    Don't forget to add "in alpine boots with resort skis strapped on your back"

    Some of the shit you see is like a modern version of the Warren miller rope tow junk show clips.

    While packing up...
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    From a mechanics perspective, what do you think...

    From a mechanics perspective, what do you think about my Nun replacement? nuts and bolts instead of rivets?

    Coming from a skier, I would whole heartedly disagree with your sled choice. A mountain...
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    So you were able to get into all the nooks with a...

    So you were able to get into all the nooks with a nut and bolt? interesting, I might undertake this, did you just pull the whole engine? I'm guessing you used lock nuts and washers with short bolts...
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    one good sled will get the job done anywhere 2...

    one good sled will get the job done anywhere 2 will (except ghost ride pitches). with a standard newer mountain sled, it mostly comes down to driver ability and snow conditions for access. Doubling...
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    theres one on there, I'm most likely gonna take...

    theres one on there, I'm most likely gonna take it to someone as I don't have a fancy enough rivet gun.
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    anyone here had to replace the nun/bulkhead on a...

    anyone here had to replace the nun/bulkhead on a REV before? Tagged a rock late last season while tahoeing and bent 'er up a little.
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    ^^^ thats a pretty good deal at that price but...

    ^^^ thats a pretty good deal at that price but you will find a serious lack of handeling and control with those old MM's. If your just using it for trail access to the skin track that would be a good...
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    no,no, no, you must spend $400 on a fancy one...

    no,no, no, you must spend $400 on a fancy one with snowboard straps, thats the only way to sledski, just wait till you chunder that thing and you don't look as cool as all the guys who got free...
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    go nads, are you on the blue xp or the grey one?...

    go nads, are you on the blue xp or the grey one? whoever was on the blue one was slaying it bigger and smoother than everyone. looks fun but the snow looks blower, do you even ski anymore?
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    How do you safely turbo a two stroke? this is...

    How do you safely turbo a two stroke? this is news to me. interesting on the mixed message with the nytro's, I guess I'll have to try one to see whats up. I think a 162 would be enough for what I...
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    that Polaris would be a ok deal if the crank arms...

    that Polaris would be a ok deal if the crank arms have been replaced with updated ones, as all of them are known to bend after not many miles, resulting in complete engine failure. I think they might...
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    Holy shit this has been covered 6.3 times in this...

    Holy shit this has been covered 6.3 times in this fucking thread, let it die aready, there is obviously a lot more to a sled than an engine, blah.

    On another note I know the yammys are heavy but...
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    Bah, one big 960mb low will flush out that dirty...

    Bah, one big 960mb low will flush out that dirty hoar.
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    Hey Highangle how is the the firehouse trail so...

    Hey Highangle how is the the firehouse trail so far this season?
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    2nd the 04-05 rev idea, they made them in...

    2nd the 04-05 rev idea, they made them in 144-151-159-162 and all of them are 16" wide instead of 15" which helps create more float on the deep days. Cali's economy is hurting right now so there are...
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    Ha, all the trailer hate, blah. I just got a...

    Ha, all the trailer hate, blah. I just got a smokin deal on a '06 20ft enclosed insulated 3place V nose on off sled trailer that I'm gonna put some fold down beds and a table in with a counter and...
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    That put a smile on my face. I bet that works...

    That put a smile on my face. I bet that works great when your laying down pow carves, you can pull up on the opposite side to really lay er over.
    Hilarious. :D
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    most folks I see that start snowmoskiing are(like...

    most folks I see that start snowmoskiing are(like me) skiers that buy sleds without having a clue about the sled side of things.

    Its not that bad riding in alpine boots and I'm sure its better...
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    ^^^ Vibes again to all involved, that is a really...

    ^^^ Vibes again to all involved, that is a really sad story, and make sure you have your construction suit on.



    I actually saw a guy trying this last season at turnagain, we laughed our asses...
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    Ha, rode for 5 seasons with AT boots because the...

    Ha, rode for 5 seasons with AT boots because the first few times I went out on my old yammy tripple I slid all over the place and got frusterated. a few seasons ago I had the alpine boots in the...
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    If your new to all this, find a good crew to show...

    If your new to all this, find a good crew to show you uprouts, teach you how to get unstuck solo and get an idea of the best riding techniques and learning how to keep the sled on "edge"

    From your...
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    The sprocket is the big toothed round thing, I...

    The sprocket is the big toothed round thing, I smashed a few teeth on that. it will most likely be at least a few hours of wrenching plus I have to press the new spocket onto the drive axle.

    Total...
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    Just hit a rock, bent a few spocket teeth and now...

    Just hit a rock, bent a few spocket teeth and now I have to remove the drive axle. :mad:


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