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Getting Back In the Sport. Need Advice

[quote=FIB]You come on here asking for advise on buying sleds, and STILL end up with 3 of the biggest TURDS $$$$$ can buy. :R


Next, you'll be asking for stud advise. You'll no doubt do something stupid again like buying megabites.[/quote]

It's better than sitting home watching TV all winter.
by s_melchi
December 20th, 2007, 12:43 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Getting Back In the Sport. Need Advice
Replies: 97
Views: 3592

Stud Question?

[quote=MXZErick]I've got 168 Megabites in my Mach and after 4,000 miles on them, I've only broken one off right at the nut. Your gonna need atleast the 1.325's with that 1.25 Ripper. Make sure you have adequate tunnel clearance (tall protectors) and run the tall nuts for better support. I use the sq...
by s_melchi
December 20th, 2007, 4:15 am
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Stud Question?
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Getting Back In the Sport. Need Advice

[quote=NorthernSkunk]I can't believe you all post back an forth so much when all you ride on is this [IMG]http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1233/4591438/9635067/293683233.jpg[/IMG] like it really phuckin matters what each sled has tech wise when ridin those highways.....[/quote] I am just praying tha...
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 11:33 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Getting Back In the Sport. Need Advice
Replies: 97
Views: 3592

Stud Question?

[quote=Uller God]Jump on the Wooddog site, they have all your Q's at your finger tips. Stick around SMelch, throw some insults at the regs. Jus fo shizz and gigs. What do you guys do in Indiana for riding?[/quote] We can ride in Indiana on a rare occasion. Mostly you have to run north in to Michigan...
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 11:30 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Stud Question?
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Stud Question?

Any suggestions about the the lock nuts? Stay with standard size or go larger? Is there a lot of weight with the larger nut compared to the smaller? What's the advantage of the larger lock nut other than the obvious support for bending and breaking? What about backing plates? Any advice on those? Ju...
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Stud Question?
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Stud Question?

[quote=Icehole]what lug track are they puttin on the 08's?[/quote]

Track Width/Length/Height (in.) 15 x 121 x 1.25 Ripsaw

I was told something in the 1.40-1.45 range. Is that accurate information?
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 3:14 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Stud Question?
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Stud Question?

[quote=NorthernSkunk]if you have studded a sled before why are you askin now?[/quote] Because I have been away from the sport for about 7 years. Just wanted a little info. I am a little rusty on my sleds. The last one I had was a 2001 800 XCR. I just want to see if I have missed anything in my time ...
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 3:12 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Stud Question?
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Stud Question?

Since there doesn't seem to be any activity on any of the other forums I will post my questions here so someone will actually see them. I hear that the Mega Bytes are the way to go. Any opinions? Just trail riding and playing a little. What about the stainless products that are out there? Good/Bad/D...
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Stud Question?
Replies: 22
Views: 656

Studding Question?

I hear that the Mega Bytes are the way to go. Any opinions? Just trail riding and playing a little. What about the stainless products that are out there? Good/Bad/Decent Any advice? They are going on a 2008 Dragon 600. We have always used this pattern. [img]http://www.studboytraction.com/images/144s...
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 2:09 pm
 
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Studding Question?
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Getting Back In the Sport. Need Advice

I have a dealer that will sell me three 2008 600 dragon's for $25422 plus tax. That's set up and ready to go.
by s_melchi
December 19th, 2007, 5:48 am
 
Forum: Trash Talkers
Topic: Getting Back In the Sport. Need Advice
Replies: 97
Views: 3592
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