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Old 03-12-2009, 03:58 PM
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Any snowmobilers out there?

To all of you out there that sled.

Where do you ride?
What do you ride?

I ride in the Mountains of Northwest British Columbia Canada
My ride is a "Improved" 2005 600 Summit
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Old 03-17-2009, 09:23 PM
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My family rides, We have 10 sleds all together, mostly ride the northwoods of WI, but we did make it out to yellowstone a few years ago. Been riding (on trails) since 1996
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:50 PM
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Boy oh boy do I want a sled right now...We just got a foot of fresh here in Anaconda, MT and I don't have work for two weeks!
What to buy, what to buy...?
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i live in pa and just sold my sleds they were old though but man where they fun i had a 1990 indy 400 that i put on bigger carbs i bought at a car show/swap meet for a dirtbike, rigged up a dirtbike muffler (i can weld) and put studs in the track, it would beat my friend's 500 skidoo i forget what type but it was either a mxz or a mach z my dad had a indy 440 that my sled would run circles around...it was fun growing up riding sleds but i'm 20 now and in college so i'm never home to ride in the winter (except for this winter i had to miss a semester because of surgery) and i live in pa about an hour outside of philly so we don't get enough snow to jusify me keeping the sleds but like i said it was a bunch of fun growing up riding sleds since i live in farm country and have a farm so you can just hop on your sled and ride for hours no trailering them somewhere to ride
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mxzx open mod trail equiped , very fun sled , widened up the stance a bit and its a trail beast wi and upper *****ula of Mi
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Old 03-23-2009, 03:55 PM
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Boy, you flat landers are really missing out! 1-3' of fresh powder on the weekend with fun meadow and STEEP riding.

Cronin (yeah, I made it over)


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yup i ride an 05 arctic cat f6 efi in vermont/new hampshire

wish i could ride out west

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I ride S.E. WI and a few trips to northern WI if time allows.

I just picked up a 2008 Renegade 800r from MI this summer so thats the newest ride but I also have a 99 mxz 600, 99 formula z 500 and a 89 srv 540. The last 3 are for sale if any one has the itch

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started out with a 78 arctic cat 5000 moved up to a 95 vmax 600 worst sled i ever bought, dont even ask, got a 94 arctic cat ext580 loved it so i bought a 95, mostly ride northern indiana mid and southern michigan love riding really wish we had some mountains arround here
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Some Pics of my new ride. Rode it all last year, but never thought to post pics.

08 800 Summit X 154" - Money is tight right now, so all it has is vents, mbrp can, quick clickers, clicker front shocks with TI springs, and custom valved skid shocks.

I am in the process of tearing the motor down to check on its condition and am planning on modding the airbox to help it breath in the deep.



Sitting next to my old sled on the day I bought it.


Ontop of a 1500' climb
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Some Pics of my new ride. Rode it all last year, but never thought to post pics.

08 800 Summit X 154" - Money is tight right now, so all it has is vents, mbrp can, quick clickers, clicker front shocks with TI springs, and custom valved skid shocks.

I am in the process of tearing the motor down to check on its condition and am planning on modding the airbox to help it breath in the deep.



Sitting next to my old sled on the day I bought it.


Ontop of a 1500' climb
I see you have one of those sled beds in the back of your truck, How do you like those?
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Old 09-28-2010, 06:53 PM
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It is the only way to go into the mountains. Most of our parking areas are very small (often just a wide spot on a one lane forestry road) and sometimes crowded. We try to haul two sleds per truck to minimize the parking area that we need, plus it allows us turn around in tight areas.

Other bennifits include better milage, and more traction when there is 2' of snow on the road.

I built my deck myself.


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That looks really good, I have been thinking about getting one because I don't have the storage space for a trailer I just wasn't sure about how easy the are to load and unload.
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I intentionaly made mine heavy (600lbs) so that I would have weight when unloaded, but I use the tractor to take it off (just lift it up and then drive out from under it), so weight is not a big deal for me.

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My current ride is a 2005 Polaris 900 RMK 166, I ride in the central Washington Cascade mountains





Last year with Mt. Rainier in the back
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