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VX1R: 136" Apex/Updated pics of NEW BLUE VX1R

Discussion in '4 Stroke Sled Garage' started by VX1R, Sep 3, 2007.


  1. VX1R

    VX1R Lifetime Member Lifetime VIP Member VIP Member

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    1,693
    Location:
    Inver Grove Heights, MN
    Country:
    USA
    Snowmobile:
    Current Riders:
    2021 SW SRX
    2018 SW LTX-LE
    Vintage Riders:
    1980 Enticer 300 Twin
    1986 Inviter
    1996 Phazer Mt. Lite Mod
    1998 Phazer Mt. Lite
    I know...These are rookie numbers, I need more sleds!
    Here's some pictures of the VX1R. The sled started out as a '06 Apex GT. I've been chipping away building this sled for the last year. It's my version of a true cross country style Apex based sled. I wanted to go with the Yamaha 40th Anniversary colors and a race theme for something a little different. I think that Blown Concepts who did the graphics really nailed the look that I was going for. Here's a list of some of the features:

    Front suspension: Pioneer Performance lightweight wide A-arms and 13mm sway bar. Fox Float Evol shocks. Slydog race skis with Bergstrom triple point carbides.

    Rear suspension: Based on a '07 RTX Pro-Active twin shock torsion spring skid with custom built and anodized 136" rails from Ice Age Mfg. Ohlins shocks from Pioneer Performance. Remote reservior with compression adjustment added to front shock by HyGear Suspension. Front shock spring and torsion springs are titanium by Renton Coil Springs. Torsion spring adjuster block is billet aluminum by Driven Products. 8" rear wheels are carbon fiber from Nextech. All idler wheels are Yamaha spoked accessory wheels.

    Seat is from Mountain Mod with my own mods for better fit. Seat cover is from Skinz Protective Gear, along with the handlebar pad.

    Tunnel extension is from gade-thrasher who's a TY sponsor and his Muffinworksltd.com company. Rear bumper with built in LED tail/brake light from Crazy Mountain Extreme. Mountain Apex tunnel pad cut to fit covers the top of the tunnel extension. Snow flap from B-Rad Custom Products, another TY sponsor.

    Sled is painted with PPG Diamond White Pearlcoat. Graphics are designed and applied by Blown Concepts. Carbon fiber look air box cover from Skinz Protective Gear. Hand guards and handlebar riser along with the front number plate are from RoxSpeedfx. Windshield is a custom low cut from Cannon Classic Sleds. Handlebars are from a '07 Nytro. Track is a 14" wide X 136" Camoplast Freeride from TracksUsa. Ski Doo 9 tooth extrovert drivers.

    Yet to come: a lightweight Hindle exhaust from the Custom Sled Shop.

    When I'm done I'm hoping to have the sled come in with about the same weight as the new Nytro's.

    I'll have the sled on display at the RoxSpeedFx booth in the vendor area this weekend at Hay Days if anyone wants to check it out.

    Let me know what you think...............
     

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  3. Angus viper

    Angus viper Pro

    Messages:
    143
    Location:
    SW Ontario
    Country:
    Canada
    Snowmobile:
    2015 sr viper se
    WOW! that is by far the nicest modded sled i'v seen to date! your VIPER & SRX are nice too! but this thing rocks!!! good job!
     
  4. Convert

    Convert Lifetime Member Lifetime VIP Member VIP Member

    WOW :pics: Thats one sweet looking machine cya at Haydays ;)!
     
  5. srxtwins

    srxtwins Expert

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    Location:
    winnipeg manitoba
    Very impressive looking sled. Great job.
     
  6. welterracer

    welterracer TY 4 Stroke God

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    5,370
    Location:
    Kieler wis.
    That is one SICK SLED... Awsome job..
     
  7. PhazerMaX

    PhazerMaX Veteran

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    33
    Location:
    Kemmerer, Wyoming
    Outstanding job, good looking sled. Love all the detail on appearance.
    :bling
     
  8. yamaouch08

    yamaouch08 VIP Member VIP Member

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    439
    Location:
    Otisville,Michigan
    That thing is kick a--!!! Awesome job!!
     
  9. impactindustries

    impactindustries Extreme

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    83
    Location:
    MA
    WoW

    WoW! Super Nice Job. You don't mess around. ;)! ;)!
     
  10. Stu

    Stu Lifetime Member Lifetime VIP Member VIP Member

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    496
    Location:
    Newberry, MI
    Country:
    USA
    Snowmobile:
    2005 RS Rage
    That thing is sharper than a razor! Great attention to detail....I know this Emoticon is warn out but I really think it deserves a second on the... :bling
     
  11. kinger

    kinger VIP Member VIP Member

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    Location:
    Clear Lake, IA
    WOW!!

    PS where did you get those handguards, they are awesome!!
     
  12. Custom Sled Shop

    Custom Sled Shop Expert

    Messages:
    214
    Location:
    toronto
    sled

    NICE JOB DON!!!! you have a good eye!! You need to join our team! :Rockon:
     
  13. FAMILYMAN

    FAMILYMAN Lifetime Member Lifetime VIP Member VIP Member

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    Location:
    Eastern Iowa
    Very nice job. I like it better then mine.... :o| Want to trade? :tg:


    We need to line up all our custom sleds for a yamaha promo.
     
  14. 1CrazySledder

    1CrazySledder Lifetime Member Lifetime VIP Member VIP Member

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    Location:
    Cartersville, GA.
    Country:
    USA
    Snowmobile:
    None, looking now!
    Nice job. Now, I have to rip my sled all apart and start over. lol

    Is Max. Performance around anymore? Can't find a web site. I also looked at CME for that rear bumper and they don't have it on their site? I suppose I could build the same thing myself, tho.

    Are thise A0arms chromoly or aluminum? I was thinking about adding a wider kit on mine as well, but I am afraid it will be harder to tip while I am carving?

    Awesome job. tho.

    Like Familyman said, we should get all our custom sleds together, at keast for a ride. I could just see the gaukers. lmao....

    -Vince
     
  15. MrSled

    MrSled Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator VIP Member

    Messages:
    19,860
    Location:
    Schofield, WI
    Country:
    USA
    Snowmobile:
    2020 Sidewinder SRX
    Awesome Job!!!
     
  16. jimmie d

    jimmie d TY 4 Stroke Master

    Messages:
    1,470
    Location:
    North Port, Florida
    Don, the only thing more amazing than the way your sleds look is the way they ride!!!!!!!!!



    Jim
     

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