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Postby SkiDood » March 1st, 2003, 9:46 am

Found a broken one and cant seem to get my new one on. I know there is a tool for these things but I was wondering how to do it without. how di you all replace them when needed?
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Postby XC countryclub » March 1st, 2003, 1:00 pm

you will have to rent or buy or make a track clip
tool and have access to a heavy duty half inch
air impact driver or bring it all to your favorite
bombi dealer its not an easy fight win
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Postby SkiDood » March 1st, 2003, 4:06 pm

Thats what I thought, after about 5 min's of trying my channel locks. Oh well its just 1 so I will get it taken care of this summer. like a couple of weeks from now. :(
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Postby 8roy7 » March 1st, 2003, 5:07 pm

You don't need an impact wrench on the ski doo track clip. They use a hand tool that kind of looks like a huge nut cracker to squeeze the clip together.
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Postby ohiomxz » March 2nd, 2003, 10:37 am

I was missing 3, so I tried the channel lock deal too! NO WAY will it work. I broke down and ordered a tool from Dennis Kirk that I think was about $50. I worked great and was waaaay cheaper than a trip to the dealer!
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Postby 97Mach1 » March 2nd, 2003, 11:27 pm

I just use a set of vice grips (only recommend using them if you have a few to do, if you have to do more than that, buy the tool, your hands will thank you.) I have done probably a dozen in my track over the years. Never had a problem.

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Postby CatManZL » March 4th, 2003, 9:56 am

Well I took a big pair of vice grips and after about 30 clips I had too grind on the teeth to form arround the clip takes a few squeezes to get it on completley. I had to put on all 96 clips on my sled, its works but it takes awhile but it will kill your had. I speek from experience.
97Mach1 can vouch for that too! After 200 miles they are all still on and look ok!

*This Message was edited on 04-Mar-03 02:57 PM by CatManZL*
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