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    Take it off, if you're just digging out. I'm...

    Take it off, if you're just digging out. I'm talking "when riding" here. That includes rolling it out of a stuck on a slope.
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    That's a crazy story! What kind of sled was it? ...

    That's a crazy story! What kind of sled was it? I take newbs out all the time, but I don't let them ride over any difficult spots anymore, mainly because they probably can't handle it and I don't...
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    I remember reading about that issue on early XMs,...

    I remember reading about that issue on early XMs, on SnoWest or Dootalk, can't remember (prob both). I think there is a spring that needs replacing. Maybe more. Search on there and you should find...
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    Situational awareness trumps all.

    Situational awareness trumps all.
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    The stats don't agree with you. Science says...

    The stats don't agree with you. Science says you'll probably be fine.
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    This thing’s supposed to take the weight off the...

    This thing’s supposed to take the weight off the gate. https://www.discountramps.com/revarc-sled-riser/p/REVSLED-RISER/

    Curious to hear if a Doo fits in the back of a Tacoma. It’s gotta be close.
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    Cheap ramp will suck to use and likely fuck up...

    Cheap ramp will suck to use and likely fuck up your tailgate. If I was loading straight into a truck I’d get this ramp w/ the tailgate protector add on. You can get away with less but sketchy...
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    Ha! True. Turns out that's what grooming is...

    Ha! True. Turns out that's what grooming is really for.
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    Nice one Toby! I skied Ulrichs about 10 years...

    Nice one Toby! I skied Ulrichs about 10 years ago w/ you. Good to see you're still killing it.
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    If it's a Doo, you can probably find a stock...

    If it's a Doo, you can probably find a stock muffler for cheap. If your sled has a temp gauge, you should keep an eye on it in refrozen conditions, which are the worst for cooling. Take measures...
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    The phenomenon of the parking lot hero w/ the...

    The phenomenon of the parking lot hero w/ the super loud aftermarket "muffler" is unexplainable by me.
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    More fuel actually helps cool the engine. Also,...

    More fuel actually helps cool the engine. Also, constantly pulsing the throttle is better than holding it at a steady rate. This works because when you pulse you are giving it a blast of fuel...
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    Good suggestions. You have to move fast for the...

    Good suggestions. You have to move fast for the scratchers to work, and newbs generally can't go fast (understandably, sledding is NOT intuitive or easy). The scratchers on the new Doo G4s work a...
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    Are you bragging or lamenting? Better keep that...

    Are you bragging or lamenting? Better keep that rig on the hard pack.
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    I had the same thing happen to me once on one of...

    I had the same thing happen to me once on one of my XPs, which is how I became such an "expert" on the topic. You can get that sleeve out of your spindle using penetrating oil and a drift punch. ...
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    There's something wrong with your setup there. ...

    There's something wrong with your setup there. The spindle should have two bushings, one each side, that appear to be missing in your pic. This site has pics of the missing bushings in the Ski-Doo...
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    Doo's OEM skid plates, provide no real...

    Doo's OEM skid plates, provide no real performance advantage and only deliver cosmetic underside protection. You don't need it. You can get an aftermarket carbon fiber skid plate that is designed to...
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    Whatever brand you get, make sure there is a good...

    Whatever brand you get, make sure there is a good dealer reasonably nearby, for when you need parts and service. Cat shrunk its dealer network considerably over the past several years, so much so...
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    I've seen a4 wagons pulling sled trailers, so it...

    I've seen a4 wagons pulling sled trailers, so it can be done. Probably not too bad if you get a decent single place sled trailer. Resist the temptation to buy a heavy steel utility trailer if...
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    I've owned multiple Ski Doos, both carbed and...

    I've owned multiple Ski Doos, both carbed and injected/ETEC and the carbed versions are just as durable and pretty much as powerful too. So don't worry so much about the engine type, focus more on...
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    That Apex has a super beefy tunnel compared to...

    That Apex has a super beefy tunnel compared to the modern 2 strokers. You can bend the tunnel on an XM by pounding bumps with too much weight on the rack. To help to avoid this, you should mount...
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    Towing sucks, but not because it's physically...

    Towing sucks, but not because it's physically difficult being towed. Don't attach yourself to the rope, If you have to use a bike tube, use a munter or something that will release if you wipe out. ...
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    We have run individual skis on each side using...

    We have run individual skis on each side using CFR racks for at least 10 years. We run them facing backward, so the the tails go along the tunnel, inside your boots. You can position the twin tip...
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    I would liken carving a sled to a combo of...

    I would liken carving a sled to a combo of snowboarding and motocross. You need to use body position, steering and most importantly, throttle modulation to make the track plane on the the angle you...
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    Post your questions on the Cat forum at Snowest. ...

    Post your questions on the Cat forum at Snowest. There are many experts there that can help identify the fix.

    As for carving, it's very easy in deep snow and much more difficult on hardpack. To...
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