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Postby dahlfan » November 24th, 2004, 4:28 pm

I have a bent swing arm on my 92 Ski-Doo Formula Plus x
Any idea how much they might cost?

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Postby dahlfan » December 7th, 2004, 1:41 pm

I have found a place on line and I will save about 90.00 instaed of going to the dealer. Are they easy to replace? Looke like it.
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Postby speednutt » December 7th, 2004, 3:50 pm

is it red? I know of one that would cost around $30-40 shipped to your door.

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Postby dahlfan » December 7th, 2004, 4:13 pm

Black
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Postby craze1cars » December 8th, 2004, 12:41 am

Dennis Kirk and Shade Tree sell aftermarkets in plain flat black brand new, somewhere around $55 to $80, I think. Also you can find used ones real easy through Alssnowmobile.com or send an email to emerstahl@aol.com and ask him for price quote, he has used parts for just about everything and is located in Proctor, MN. I'll be shocked if you can find one as cheap as $30 or $40...usually they're a more than that. $100 to $125 if more typical for used ones. Snatch up that red one and paint it black for that cheap. Easy enough to replace yourself if you know how to remove nuts and bolts. Do a ski alignment when you're done.
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Postby dahlfan » December 28th, 2004, 4:47 am

Nate

I am looking for a right swing arm for a 92 Ski Doo Formula Plus x
Do you still have the red one.

Please let me know
My email address is mlehman@mchenryprinting.com
or reply here.


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Postby dahlfan » December 28th, 2004, 6:55 am

How do I do a ski alignment?

Thanks,

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Postby craze1cars » December 28th, 2004, 9:45 am

Your best bet is to follow procedures in a Doo shop manual. If you don't have one, here's the general concept:

Set your handlebars straight and check them regularly to make sure they don't move during this process. Place a long straight board tight along the edge of the track that sticks out front past the skis, and measure from the board as a reference point. Take all measurements with a bunjee cord connecting the ski tips to hold in any slack. Compare measurements (with a tape measure) at the front of each ski to the board, and from the back of each ski to the board. From there, you just loosen jam nuts and turn the steering tie rods in or out until you get to the alignment specs for your sled. If you don't know the specs, you can generally shoot for straight and parallel with the track and be fine with that. Some sleds call for 1/8 inch toe in, or toe out...but you're pretty much just shooting for straight in line with the track and parallel.

To really get anal and do it perfect, put 200 pounds of sandbags on the drivers seat to simulate the suspension sit-in of a driver.
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Postby dahlfan » December 29th, 2004, 12:11 am

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