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Recent content by SAB1

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    Can’t get jackshaft bearing out!

    Got it. Thx!
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    Can’t get jackshaft bearing out!

    I must be missing something…..not seeing a video Link here….but would like to see.
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    Barn of Parts New Driveshaft Solution

    Hard to believe that five years into the Sidewinder life we are still looking to fix a major design flaw that Yamaha won’t fix…..
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    Grip and thumb warmer mod?

    Same for me. My grips and thumb warmer are great. Rarely do I use on anything but low. Often shut them off as they get hot.
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    Adjusting toe on a Sidewinder

    I cut an open end wrench in half To get at that nut. Yes PITA .
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    Can you adjust the straps without taking the skid out ?

    Very easy to do with a 4x4 under the skid as mentioned above. We did mine in a parking lot in zero degree weather in about 8 minutes tops
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    Handlebar gauntlets

    I use the Kimpex with the clear see thru top on both my Sidewinder and Apex. They work well with Power Madd hand guards on the Sidewinder but not Apex.
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    How many miles on your Sidewinder?

    Both of my buddies have over 14,000 miles on their winders And going strong. Both are stock. Both have had drive shaft replacement once. One is a ‘17 one an ‘18.
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    2023 Spring Order Sidewinders

    If the Poos go up 20% they need limited supply. That’s an absurd increase in price. Christ we don’t even get snow anymore….
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    Vibration in brake lever when braking.

    Driveshaft and bearing is toast as mentioned above.
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    Suggestions protecting garage floor?

    I have my garage floor covered with stall mats to protect it when I drive sleds in. I’m trying to figure out how to protect the 10 inch apron in front of the garage door that is outside when the door is closed. The carbides are beating this up. Ply wood don’t work. anyone have this problem solved?
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    BOP hose protectors

    I don’t have my sled available to look at. Mine is also a 17. I recall talking to Travis about the install when I bought them as I am not a wrench. It was easy to do and Took little time. Yes his bolts are hex head. I also recall seeing a post here where someone removed them and found that they...
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    BOP hose protectors

    Hmmm. I would call Travis. I installed mine a few years ago and didn’t have to do all the above. Had them installed very quickly as I recall.
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    3200 km and need to change roller, weight, washer of Clutch ?!

    Seems premature that weights need replacing. I’ve got 5600 on mine, my buddy did his at 9,000 and my other buddy has his done this summer at 10,000. His were rough shape.
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    06 APEX GT NO START

    Rodents. Hiding nuts and chewing wires….


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