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Lenny,this is my buddy rocs sled.Is the stuck caused by the weight of the 4 smoke,weight of all the accessories,bushes to thick,M-10 suspension,bushes getting between throttle and red minnow scoops for hand guards,or just not enough pre-flight,or too much Makers ?? Thanks LOL!! http://www.johndee.com/discuss/messages/58069/121349.jpg
12-01-2009, 10:24 AM
nope id say its from the gas!!!not enuff!!
12-01-2009, 10:28 AM
I have the same sled but mines stock. Its a lot hotter!! http://www.johndee.com/discuss/messages/58069/121351.jpg
12-01-2009, 10:31 AM
I think the skis are pointed in the wrong direction.
12-01-2009, 10:32 AM
did I miss something? the pic caption thread is gone??must be from that eh?
I always miss the good stuff!!
12-01-2009, 11:58 AM
Looks like driver error to me.....
this is UBEE DRIVER ERROR, TOOK 8 GUYS TO PULL HIM OUT OF THIS, HE REALLY STUCK IT GOOD
UBEE AGAIN, YOU NEED A STRONG BACK TO RIDE WITH HIM
12-01-2009, 01:37 PM
What is that clamped to the windshield in the first pic???
Lenny UBEE can still FLY
This is what mine really looks like,
UBEE JUST MAD BECAUSE I BEAT HIM ON THE LAKE !!!
so8434 its a clip that i hold my hat with on the inside of the windshield, UBEE show me that trick
12-01-2009, 01:49 PM
I thought maybe it was a parking ticket LOL
so8434 your sled looks nice in profile, how long is the track?
12-01-2009, 01:55 PM
Thanks, it's a 136".
Looks like Pay Backs are <font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font>, starting to get the itch to ride real bad!! Log in canadien beaver swamp in march was a good test of my back! http://www.johndee.com/discuss/messages/58069/121392.jpg
12-01-2009, 03:40 PM
Wow, seems to me those clean burners have some stuck issues..... or the drivers of them do! do you guys actually get to ride much? or just do a lot of digging and lifting????
well, guess a guy would rather be doing that than sitting around typing on a website..... right?!
If you ride off trail alot you will do some digging and pulling, the yamaha 4 strokes are heavy but have the power to make up for it!been getting 3500-4000 per yr.some 300 mile days but most 150 or less! usually when you get stuck its not the machines fault!!
12-01-2009, 07:59 PM
that's good stuff people!
All sleds are prone to drifting to low side of terrain especially when loose as the drag of the loose snow draws the sled into, just like cars. Sled weight, rider weight contributes to the amount of rider strength or effort to counter this draw. I would say, YES, yammi's will be harder to counter this. If I were buying a trail sled it would still be a heavy yammi. I didn't see weight as a factor when playing cat and mouse on the trails, heavy sled with big arse motor was a good mate
zimmbob a friend of mine had some issues with his 09 dragon motor 2 rebuilds? did you have any issues with your rmk?
12-02-2009, 05:12 AM
I thought the clip on the window was a depth gauge. When snow got to it you said to yourself..yep I'm freakin stuck!!!
12-02-2009, 09:15 AM
roc - no, not as of yet. I had the recall work done and I've run the sled several times up to temp to break it in, and it's run like a top. my neighbor had his assault re-done too, and his is working well. You know there was a recall right?
I know the dealers were supposed to just check the cylinders for scoring, and not just replace them if they didn't need it. Maybe your friend had a bad cylinder but they didn't catch it? Was it done twice last year? Before the rolled out the recall of the 800 motor top ends?
Can't wait to ride it. First time with an 800 for me. Been riding the 600HO for the last 4 years.
Hope it works out for him. Hard to say why he needed two rebuilds.
12-02-2009, 09:16 AM
ubee - just giving you a hard time. Looks like you've had some good dig-outs though! I had my share as well, trying to go where I shouldn't with a short track and only 1 1/4 track. But not this year! Gonna get'er in the powder whenever I can!
If your not getting stuck your not off trail riding! Thats part of the fun! Hard to believe Tigers $164 fine for off roading will be less than mine with new 264 bill!
12-02-2009, 10:28 AM
12-02-2009, 10:48 AM
I think ubee is talking about the ticket someone will get for going off trail in WI. New rules there...
12-02-2009, 01:13 PM
The Ripsaw track is also horrible off trail on these sleds which doesn't help any..
136 track is great,just need to change the clutching a bit! 121 is like a big snowshovel!
12-02-2009, 01:45 PM
wow that last dude was stuck. I bet he found a fish in his saddle bag.
zimmbob yeh he's has it in the shop 2nd rebuild, waiting on the parts from polaris
Ripsaw tracks off trail are horrible in general.
rsvetordude, have u tried a paddle track?
i was thinking of switching to a paddle maybe 1.5-2inch what do you think, i ride off trail 80% of the time with UBEE
and a set of flippers and some goggles, he always stuck!!!
12-14-2009, 11:06 PM
ubee nice polaris m10 136 on that yammi
The M-10 is on Rocs sled,thats why he slides off the trail all the time and lots of stucks in the bush. Yamaha would have put one on there if they thought they were any good! Ancient technology. I have never seen a M-10 on a snowcross sled yet! they still use them out at Yellowstone for on-trail use for people with bad backs and health issues! I notice when we ride he gets a huge ice buildup and needs slides every 500 miles
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