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    RE: riding alone I do it frequently but with a...

    RE: riding alone

    I do it frequently but with a few caveats. I always have either my skis or some snowshoes. I stay relatively close to my truck and uphill of it. Stay on the side of the hill with...
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    Find out the pitch length of that track. You may...

    Find out the pitch length of that track. You may be able to find a skidoo track (IE: same 16" width) that works. You don't need to find an exact 'apex' track necessarily.


    As far as new sleds...
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    Yeah do NOT drop 3k on that thing. Did you...

    Yeah do NOT drop 3k on that thing.

    Did you damage the cooler? Chances are the drive shaft is fine. How bad is the track chewed up? Got any pics? I'm having a hard time picturing 3k or anything...
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    Thanks for piping up :)

    Thanks for piping up :)
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    heh I was in pemberton a few weeks ago and had...

    heh

    I was in pemberton a few weeks ago and had to pick up on the leaned over freespin trick when going up morning boilerplate. Pretty damn handy.


    In other news:
    I just turned pro
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    As it sounds like you probably know, compression...

    As it sounds like you probably know, compression is generally a ring thing so a cracked skirt wouldn't have shown anything. So it's good you dug in there. But to pull the entire motor? You must have...
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    I hate to tell you this but before you got...

    I hate to tell you this but before you got everything back together, you could have checked the oil and water pump functions.

    A dead water pump will fry your sled pretty soon and you'll know once...
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    Snowmobiles. You know.... "fun!" I...

    Snowmobiles.

    You know....

    "fun!"


    I think the insane amount of oiling is a carryover from Polaris not being able to make an 800 that didn't eat cranks up to that point. Not sure the...
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    Hey bro you need some more oil lines with your...

    Hey bro you need some more oil lines with your oil lines, in case you run out of oil lines.


    Nice find on the piston though. Maybe needed more oil.
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    I read the following three words placed together...

    I read the following three words placed together

    Polaris
    Lightweight
    Crankshaft


    I stopped reading at that point.
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    I do know that. I'm talking about more 'fun'...

    I do know that.

    I'm talking about more 'fun' tandem routes :D


    It's more just when the rear end is heavily weighted, both people standing on their back leg kind of thing. The wobble will...
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    tandem + barney alpha = bad time Running...

    tandem + barney alpha = bad time


    Running laps and retrievals with a t-motion sled and one without back to back, there's definitely a difference pulling hard up steep hills with some ski lift....
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    That's on air bnb and open to snowboarders right?...

    That's on air bnb and open to snowboarders right? They look solid enough.
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    One of these days I'm going to stage an...

    One of these days I'm going to stage an intervention and make you buy a different sled.
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    Shop vac with a piece of tubing taped into...

    Shop vac with a piece of tubing taped into whatever fitting you have on the end.

    don't ask me how I know
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    I'm trying to remember, different builds had...

    I'm trying to remember, different builds had slightly different features. You shouldn't really adjust the throttle cable for idle. I think the ptek motors were different but they might still have...
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    Carbs suck. Even though they may look squeaky...

    Carbs suck. Even though they may look squeaky clean, if you ever have them apart, clean them anyway. My rev always ran better after doing nothing more than disassembling and cleaning them.

    You...
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    So much for throttle safety switches. fuck

    So much for throttle safety switches.

    fuck
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    check you s-module/ Nun thing on the front of the...

    check you s-module/ Nun thing on the front of the chassis. It's kind of a ski doo think. They crumple like foil.
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    Just bolt the pelican case to the tunnel....

    Just bolt the pelican case to the tunnel. Especially if you have a polaris with the carriage bolt grooves.

    Your idea of a bar bag sounds good too. Less bouncy bounce. Limited lenses though.
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    How's the new toy?

    How's the new toy?
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    I wasn't necessarily meaning 100 days, more like...

    I wasn't necessarily meaning 100 days, more like 100 cycles of skis going in and out of the rack. Several laps throughout a day kind of thing.

    Even then, one 10 mile trip on the most whooped out...
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    If you use them just to cap a pair of skis or...

    If you use them just to cap a pair of skis or board sitting in a groove or a block, that would probably work for a while.

    Voile straps will eventually break if you put too much load on them...
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    Mopros need to get someone who's not a fucking...

    Mopros need to get someone who's not a fucking illiterate bro brah to build their website. But they had some pics in their first incarnation of a website lost among the incoherent word puke that...
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    Yeah I despise riding in ski boots. It's not a...

    Yeah I despise riding in ski boots.

    It's not a matter of can/can't, just a matter of what I'd rather ride in. Especially on those days you end up doing way more sledding than skiing.
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    Shitty. A buddy who used to post here broke two...

    Shitty. A buddy who used to post here broke two skis off his cheetah within a month or two. Hence the running board setup. I very much like riding sleds in all the ways they're capable out to ski...
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    pervert #metoo Yeah same idea as the...

    pervert

    #metoo

    Yeah same idea as the airframes. They actually really help sled handling too because there's almost no flex in them. Big fan.
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    Thanks! This is like the 5th one I've built so...

    Thanks! This is like the 5th one I've built so there's a lot of learning from fuckups in there.

    As far as stuff by your feet, me neither. Which is why you have to trust me when I tell you the skis...
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    Here are a few 218703 218704 218706 ...

    Here are a few

    218703

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    Can see the angle when mounting pairs
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    Some folks just need a more special approach to...

    Some folks just need a more special approach to instruction. That's all.
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    I have the ones I linked. They're plenty burly....

    I have the ones I linked. They're plenty burly. Considering the IQs of some of the people I ski with, they've stood up fabulously.

    It's not like cfr is stamping those things out in pemberton,...
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    I posted some pictures earlier in this thread of...

    I posted some pictures earlier in this thread of my one on my last sled which was pretty similar. At 90 pages I'll get some pics of the current one when I get home. Way easier......... Plus the new...
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    team home made! I found some uhmw blocks on...

    team home made!

    I found some uhmw blocks on ebay/McMaster and did the same. Bought some thin uhmw sheets for the straps. Cut the blocks with a bandsaw.

    Got the rachets from the cheap ass...
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    Agreed. One of many reasons I make my own...

    Agreed.

    One of many reasons I make my own racks.

    Just sayin though....if you're going to get a rack for two pairs and/or a snowboard, they're on par with CFR for the most part. I wouldn't...
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    Another vote for the mopros rack. I've pretty...

    Another vote for the mopros rack. I've pretty much seen and used them all with friends these days and that is by a good margin the best pre-made rack system I've seen.

    That's the one I (mostly)...
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    You may not be able to find the exact part (it's...

    You may not be able to find the exact part (it's at least worth trying) but stators can be rewound.
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    damn that's right. If you sell me those...

    damn that's right.

    If you sell me those you're still chasing down shocks. If trading the skis and front would work but I forgot mine was different for the rear track shock. I was just picturing a...
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    Obviously the benefit of buying new is having a...

    Obviously the benefit of buying new is having a warranty. Stoked for you, those things look pretty good. As long as nothing weird happens with the clutches or motor that's going to be a badass toy...
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    Better hope that new motor works out :D ...

    Better hope that new motor works out :D

    Congrats man! I was looking at one of those today.

    Throw some polaris gripper skis on there while you're at it and she's good to go.


    Let me know if...
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    You got the receipt still, right?

    You got the receipt still, right?
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    Yeah it's not that complicated. Just make...

    Yeah it's not that complicated. Just make absolutely sure you drain all the coolant and don't get any in the case when you pull the cylinders. Once you get the jugs pulled, keep a towel over the case...
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    Meh. It's a Polaris motor with vastly different...

    Meh. It's a Polaris motor with vastly different compression between cylinders. It's fiiinnne. What could go wrong?
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    Track length depends a lot of snow type IMO. ...

    Track length depends a lot of snow type IMO.

    Rockies blower? Long for sure.

    Pacific maritime? Shorter is just fine.

    And yeah it's a surface area thing.

    Shorter tracks turn easier. I'm...
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    I've cut the toe buckles off my boots before and...

    I've cut the toe buckles off my boots before and it's fine. You might get slightly wet toes but you know intuitions only have two states anyway.....sweat and not being worn. I've never blocked off...
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    Skiing is still fun. You'll still do it once you...

    Skiing is still fun. You'll still do it once you realize you'll never duplicate the lightweight nimble ability of skis to get you into crazy places. What will likely happen is that you'll just grab...
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    ooh Post them. This thread is old enough...

    ooh

    Post them. This thread is old enough there have got to be some gems.
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    https://www.snowest.com/forum/showpost.php?p=37794...

    https://www.snowest.com/forum/showpost.php?p=3779457&postcount=80




    The current version. Same idea, a little better execution

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    I bet cheetah or tiny mo pros would ship to you....

    I bet cheetah or tiny mo pros would ship to you.

    I just build my own out of uhmw blocks, aluminum stock and snowboard straps.
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    Good call. If you live at elevation and octane...

    Good call. If you live at elevation and octane doesn't matter, ethanol definitely does. I don't let that shit in my sled for more than a week. I'd buy airplane octane if I could get it without corn...
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    ^^Especially if it's ethanol. If you live at...

    ^^Especially if it's ethanol.


    If you live at high elevation (over 6-7k), running lower octane is fine. It's also more likely that you'll be getting fresher gas too since fewer people go through...
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