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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    Great job!

    The snow will not however stabalize the suspension unfortunately. If anything, you should have made the stance wider. It will roll like crazy in the uneven snow. Speaking from...
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    RE: skidoo sowmobile

    You could put one of these in and it would scream. I have built a custom replica of the MXZ 800 from aluminum and fiberglass. It now is 100% custom. Anyways you might have seen my threads on my...
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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    From what I understand, Jordan does not sell his Rev model to general public.
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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    Yes it is. Painted yellow. It is now Black with flames as you see in the previous pics.
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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    That is my sled. I just have them there mocked up, not screwed in. Believe if you want but I designed and built them myself. They will not stay on without them and even then sometimes I rip them...
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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    You need to buy very small machine screws and nuts. Use your drill and and drill 3 holes evenely throughout the track so the machine screws can slip through. Fold over the aluminum strips and poke...
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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    Here are a couple videos of my "test n tune" days with my Nitro Sled.

    Click here to watch Nitro-Snowmobile-speed-run

    Click here to watch Another-short-nitro-skidoo-clip



    I have...
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    RE: Snowmobile Hop ups?

    Here are some pics of my setup.

    http://f5.putfile.com/5/12522262238-thumb.jpg

    http://f5.putfile.com/5/12522265693-thumb.jpg

    http://img1.putfile.com/thumb/11/31422382285.jpg

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    RE: rc power wheels

    I recommend using a Pocket bike motor which range from 3 hp to 15+ hp. All are centrifugal clutch driven and use a T25 chain. RPM's range from 12-14000 for air cooled and up to 18000 for Liquid...
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    RE: Nitro 3 speed Sowmobile

    I can sell you my last nitro setup minus motor/ESC.




    http://f5.putfile.com/5/12522262238-thumb.jpg


    http://f5.putfile.com/5/12522274010-thumb.jpg
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    Nitro 3 speed Sowmobile

    Hey guys

    Have not posted any new info lately but have a real treat in the making and should be ready in about 4 weeks or so. I am running my Mach 26 motor in a new custom built sled with a 3...
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    RE: Bond jet Ice boat

    Nice project.

    My question is how to add a suspension without increasing the overall height? A suspension would help but may be a little unstable at higher speeds opposed to a rigid setup. You...
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    RE: R/C Nirto Snowmobile in the making

    How heavy is the sled? Have you weighed it?

    It is nice to see you are experimenting and have results.


    I have built a sled with a .15 before and in my opinion was underpowered. I am...
  14. Thread: RC Snowmobile

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    RE: RC Snowmobile

    Hey guys,


    I just want to add that making a sled from scratch is possible and high speeds can be achievable. I am almost finished (no more snow really) for this year but will continue to...
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    Nitro snowmobile Stage 2

    Hi Guys.

    I started a new post and we will see how this one goes.


    I installed the idler wheels last night and no slipping off now. I think I am ready for a speed run. I will try and get...
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    RE: New Brite Ski doo ???s

    By seeing your setup you can possible tilt the transmission forward (90 degrees) and possible run a much larger motor if there is clearence for it. It looks lik you can and that means more power and...
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    RE: New Brite Ski doo ???s

    You can use the original gears if you like but will have to do some modifications to make it work. The tunnel drive shaft (hex shaped) needs a bearing that fits first. Sealed is best. Once you...
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    RE: SkiDoo Snowmobile (let the mods begin)

    There are many threads and I did not know there was any limitations on what was said considering I am responding to your thread. The facts pointed out are not fabricated and I believe the sarcasm is...
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    RE: SkiDoo Snowmobile (let the mods begin)

    Hey guys,

    Everybody has good points but has anybody really seen a 1/6 brushless setup go? Have any of you seen a Nitro 1/6 skidoo dialed in go? These are all opinions based on what we know now....
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    RE: SkiDoo Snowmobile (let the mods begin)

    Entity... I will put my sled up against an electric. I know what mine will do now. 2.75 hp with a 8.5lb sled, hmm sounds like a good race to me. There is no fun in the electric. No smoke, no...
  21. Thread: RC Snowmobile

    by mnkay
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    RE: RC Snowmobile

    Hey Doug,

    The gears are slipping or the track is slipping. These RTR's are built very cheap and break very easily. There are not too many setups you can do that will work with this setup. If...
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    RE: New Brite Ski doo ???s

    No it is not. Do not try and use a 19.2 volt system for anything but it's system setup. This system does not take kindly to tinkering. It will fail and you will most likely lose communication...
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    RE: SkiDoo Snowmobile (let the mods begin)

    Hey guys,

    Hey Vwfreak, need some wheels now for the sled. Not nuch snow in southern Ontario.

    This thread is sure growing!

    Suspension issues... go with Vwfreak and get oil shocks...
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    RE: SkiDoo Snowmobile (let the mods begin)

    Hey guys,


    I see you have been busy and creative. Sorry I have not posted in a while but I have been very busy and have had virtually no time to chat, help or build. Nice vid vwfreak. A...
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    RE: New Bright Ski-Doo MXZ - bearings?

    The hex tunnel drive gear will only house a bearing if it is rounded to 4mm. They do sell 4mmx10mm bearings at your local hobby shop. You can also run 5x10 or 5x11mm bearings with 5mm threaded rod....
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