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    Good to know. I am selling my 02 800 RMK since I...

    Good to know. I am selling my 02 800 RMK since I am not going to be using it this season, but next year I will be in the market for another used sled, but newer than my current on. I will read up...
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    Good to hear that you got that out easily. I had...

    Good to hear that you got that out easily. I had a compartment syndrome in my lower leg from a bad break in 1989 and almost lost my leg to loss of blood flow. Massage the heck out of that leg and...
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    Was this a dis on the sleds Polaris made those...

    Was this a dis on the sleds Polaris made those years? a quick google search yielded polaris sleds from those years
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    Ouch. That was a pretty quick deceleration. How...

    Ouch. That was a pretty quick deceleration. How long did it take to get the machine out?

    I had a buddy hit an arroyo in the desert by Grand junction like that on a dirtbike. It messed him up...
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    I have a good ski access sled for sale. I had...

    I have a good ski access sled for sale. I had shoulder surgery and don't anticipate using it this winter. 2002 RMK 800 with a 144" track. Aftermarket Van Amberg(?) heat exchanger for pulling people...
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    I got a 97 580 powder special as my first sled. ...

    I got a 97 580 powder special as my first sled. I had a little trouble getting the clutches tuned, but the sled's motor was really reliable. I used it for a few years, gave it to a buddy, and he...
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    I used an 1997 Arctic cat 580 powder special for...

    I used an 1997 Arctic cat 580 powder special for years for ski access, and it worked fine. Bigger is better, but that price is pretty tempting also.
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    I did a quick google search. did not read about...

    I did a quick google search. did not read about misaligned cases, but I did read about upgraded bearing kits and possibly balancing the primary clutch. Good luck with your sled though
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    I have an 02 800 RMK. I have read that these...

    I have an 02 800 RMK. I have read that these sleds have some crank issues. I am not sure if it was the crank itself, or the bearings, but there is an upgraded replacement kit you should get for...
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    I would be Arctic cat EFI is pretty solid by now....

    I would be Arctic cat EFI is pretty solid by now. I had a 98 580 Powder Special and its batteryless EFI ignition worked flawlessly for me
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    I have a 2002 rmk 800 which I use for ski touring...

    I have a 2002 rmk 800 which I use for ski touring access and some sledding. I have had cooling issues, which I fixed with an aftermarket tunnel cooler. Be aware of that issue running on hardpack...
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    I am not sure about your sled, but on my 97 cat...

    I am not sure about your sled, but on my 97 cat and 2002 rmk, the bearing is in the left side, behind the driven clutch. If you ever loose your speedometer, turn around and head home. You are...
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    I have had two used sleds, both of which I have...

    I have had two used sleds, both of which I have great luck with. For me, sleds are just backcountry access tools. I am a big dirt biker, but I prefer skiing over riding sleds. The thing about...
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    I have one of those 800 RMK's (2002) with the...

    I have one of those 800 RMK's (2002) with the known bearing problem. My sled has been great for the last four years, and I am the third owner. I use it for ski touring access only. If it blows up,...
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