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smokinram114
12-07-2010, 01:35 AM
just finished it lastnight. loading up tomorrow, headin to Krupps 9-12th! sled started life as a base 2010 Skidoo renegade adreneline. added 137x16-1.75 track, studs, can, and some color.. LOTS of color :)

the day i picked it up.. grandpa machine lol
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs190.snc3/19751_285306316320_536981320_4885531_5589875_n.jpg

the color is kinda washed out in these. its FLORESCENT green. it literally glows on the snow
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1214.snc4/156621_10150112964601321_536981320_7813574_1187685 _n.jpg
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs049.snc4/34803_10150112964361321_536981320_7813572_6788892_ n.jpg
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs589.ash2/154171_10150112964206321_536981320_7813571_37586_n .jpg

willey
12-07-2010, 09:07 AM
Looks nice! I like the green powder coating on the braces and suspension arms. Let her rip!!!

samc
12-07-2010, 11:38 AM
Nice looking sled.

zappie1213
12-07-2010, 08:07 PM
nice looking sled what mods do you have to do to put the 1.75 track on it i have the same sled but a 09

smokinram114
12-08-2010, 12:23 AM
thanks everyone!



nice looking sled what mods do you have to do to put the 1.75 track on it i have the same sled but a 09

i didnt do anything at first and it was totally fine. i jus didnt like the fast it still did 110mph+ so i put the summit gearing and reclutched it. seems like an animal now! well find out this weekend.

zappie1213
12-08-2010, 09:28 PM
please let me know how you like it

coles_55
12-09-2010, 09:41 AM
Very nice, I really like the white and green look.

smokinram114
12-11-2010, 10:57 AM
yea.. note to self. dont powdercoat aluminum.. def makes them weaker... result of "hoping" off a snow bank.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs603.ash2/155548_10150114717126321_536981320_7838523_4463642 _n.jpg

xcr440
12-11-2010, 12:05 PM
Ouch! All that work and not even a couple rides in and your back to square one!

coles_55
12-11-2010, 02:02 PM
I have seem that happen as well to a Kessler guy.....bent his balck M8 rails.

joks79
12-11-2010, 08:46 PM
Hope that doesn't happen to mine. I had mine done this summer. I can't see this hurting unless the wrong temp was used and it changed the property of the rails.

meathead
12-11-2010, 09:10 PM
just finished it lastnight. Loading up tomorrow, headin to krupps 9-12th! Sled started life as a base 2010 skidoo renegade adreneline. Added 137x16-1.75 track, studs, can, and some color.. Lots of color :)

the day i picked it up.. Grandpa machine lol
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs190.snc3/19751_285306316320_536981320_4885531_5589875_n.jpg

the color is kinda washed out in these. Its florescent green. It literally glows on the snow
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1214.snc4/156621_10150112964601321_536981320_7813574_1187685 _n.jpg
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs049.snc4/34803_10150112964361321_536981320_7813572_6788892_ n.jpg
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs589.ash2/154171_10150112964206321_536981320_7813571_37586_n .jpg

watch ,how you use the phrase granpa machine!!!!!!!why ,you young whipper snappers why in my day lol...lol meathead

smokinram114
12-11-2010, 11:54 PM
I have seem that happen as well to a Kessler guy.....bent his balck M8 rails.

ya, i was with him tonight n he was telling me. sounded like he stuffed his pretty hard.


Hope that doesn't happen to mine. I had mine done this summer. I can't see this hurting unless the wrong temp was used and it changed the property of the rails.
you are correct. mine were probably to hot. I did find alot of info from BBS wheels explaining why they paint their wheels.


watch ,how you use the phrase granpa machine!!!!!!!why ,you young whipper snappers why in my day lol...lol meathead

LOL sorry... *walks away with tail between legs*

red_russian1
01-18-2011, 11:14 AM
WOW! That sucks...:(

shoelessjoe
01-18-2011, 03:51 PM
yea.. note to self. dont powdercoat aluminum.. def makes them weaker... result of "hoping" off a snow bank.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs603.ash2/155548_10150114717126321_536981320_7838523_4463642 _n.jpg



I was always told that it was better to get aluminum stuff anodized vs. powdercoated.

Maybe that will eliminate some of the issue?

samc
01-18-2011, 05:32 PM
WOW - that sucks. A little bit of a project ahead of you.