Thread: Anyone Snowmobile?
10-25-2004, 08:00 AM #1
Just wondering who here snowmobiles? I can't wait it's almost upon us! What's everyone got for a sled? I got a Formula 3 and hopefully once done school I will look at a new F7 they are soooo beaut!
10-25-2004, 08:07 AM #2
Nope, not im Miami sorry
10-25-2004, 08:13 AM #3Originally Posted by Maraxus
10-25-2004, 10:17 AM #4
I do, when it snows when I'm home for winter break. We dont have any new snowmobiles. We got a 82 and 83 Yamaha SRV and a 93 Phazer II. I did a rebuild on the 83 SRV and the Phazer II is quick as ****, especially on ice with its studs. I am thinking of making the 83 SRV a dual carb system like the Phazer II. I havent done any sledding for like 3 years since I was in High School. I goto college in Auburn, AL and our summer house is in Michigan, and it hasnt snowed there when i was home for winter break.
10-25-2004, 10:51 AM #5Retired Vet
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The old man used to have a Thundercat.. that thing was insane lol....
I've only got an old 1972 Artic Cat now... haven't ridden in years...
10-25-2004, 10:52 AM #6
Not too much, I mostly ski.
However I am looking into buying one either for this season or next season. Any suggestions on a good model/manufaturer. I was thinking about yamaha?
10-25-2004, 11:28 AM #7Originally Posted by fitnessNY
10-25-2004, 12:28 PM #8
Yamahas are pretty sweet. I drove one of the new 4strokes, RX model I believe. Extremely nice. One problem, I HATE everyone switching to 4strokes. First MX bikes, now friggin snowmobiles. You CANNOT beat the sound of a 2stroke winding at high rpms.
If i wasnt in college, id would find an SRX. I loved riding those.
10-25-2004, 12:37 PM #9
Yea the only brand I don't like is polaris.. they just lack power IMO.. the new Cat's are the most amazing sled ever
10-25-2004, 08:12 PM #10Originally Posted by OSTIE
10-25-2004, 08:24 PM #11
right on man.. Those seadoos are def sweet! quite n fast! Skidoo actually only has one 4 stroke sled.. They are behind in 4 strokes.. but they're 2 strokes are ahead of time man!!
10-25-2004, 08:30 PM #12Originally Posted by Psychotron
I totally agree with the performance of the new 4strokes. Like I said, that yamaha rx was crazy, they have alotta muscle. I just hate the friggin sound, I hate how they warm up, I hate the heavier weight. My dislike came ever since I had to hear that **** 4stroke thump on the starting line of a MX race. It doesnt sound or smell nothing like the high winding pitch of a 2stroke.
10-25-2004, 08:36 PM #13Originally Posted by needmorestrength
10-26-2004, 07:27 AM #14Originally Posted by OSTIE
Last edited by needmorestrength; 08-20-2006 at 09:51 PM.
10-26-2004, 07:53 AM #15
I am still a fan of Yamaha's new sleds, but if Ski-Doo can up their 4tec id go with them.
I remember riding a 94 Yamaha V-MAX 4. 4 cylinders, and the guy had changed it to a 4 carb system. Ive never been on a sled so quick and fast before. Those were the most bad ass ice drag sleds.
10-26-2004, 10:28 AM #16
Yea I can only imagine.. that would be fast.. there was a sled in North Bay last year that had over 800 hp lol set a world record with that thing
10-26-2004, 03:19 PM #17
Why isnt it snowing yet
10-26-2004, 03:40 PM #18
F@CK sleds!! Buy a four wheeler!! LOL. I pray it doesn't snow for a while yet. If I had money to burn I'd buy a sled but they just aren't practical for the amount of snow we get here, IMO. Can't beat mud runnin in the summer on an ATV!!!
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