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After 50 years of SnowTech and Race and Rally Magazine – Which is the Rarest Issue?
Continuing our celebration of 50 years of publishing Race & Rally/SnowTech Magazine, here is one for the collectors out there. Which copy of Race & Rally/SnowTech Magazine is the rarest of all? Most would answer the very first issue, the 1968 Yearbook, or maybe the 1969 Yearbook, but neither... Read more

Hyfax Tempering?

Feedback March 4, 2017 0
Dear SnowTech, I have been a long time subscriber. Your publication is truly the publication for the many engineers like myself that participate in the sport of snowmobiling. This is because you offer the most technically sound advice and articles out of all your competitors. That being said, in... Read more
Next-Gen ProCross Chassis
There continues to be on-going clarification as to what Arctic Cat is calling their new-style ProCross bodywork, first introduced for 2017 on the 9000-Series models, including the King Cat and Thundercat models, along with the ZR 6000 RS Edition and the ZR 6000R race models. Arctic Cat still refers... Read more
Sled Build Project Honors US Air Force Col. Jerry Driscoll
By Jason Gehrman – Since I was a small child I have read the pages you have created, I have lived, loved and learned from the sport of snowmobiling more than I ever thought possible. Other than my wife, son and daughter it has been my true love since... Read more
Late Updates to 2017 Ski-Doo Models
BRP continually engineers and develops products for maximum performance and reliability right up to their production in an effort to provide customers with the best possible ownership experience. With this in mind, here are some of the latest changes and updates that have been made to the 2017 Ski-Doo... Read more
Dale Daudt of Jenkins, Minnesota says; “I am writing in response to John in Connecticut with the clutch engagement problem on his 2007 Ski-Doo MX Z 500SS with electric start (Dear Ralph ‘It Ain’t Right’ March 2008). I have experienced the very same problem from 0-10 mph. I installed... Read more

No Oil Shortage

Feedback December 1, 2008 0
Don’t believe what you read and hear about the so-called shortage of oil. The good old USA has plenty of oil, and a huge amount of it is in North Dakota. Didn’t hear about that yet? You should be asking why not. America is sitting on top of a... Read more

2007 IQ Oil Consumption

Feedback November 20, 2007 0
SnowTech Technical Consultant Randy Sturm alerted us that Polaris had issued a service bulletin in regards to the subject of excessive oil consumption on 2007 IQ 600 CFI models, like we had discussed in the “Dear Ralph” section of our April 2007 issue. If you have a 2007 Polaris... Read more
In the March 2007 issue on Page 10 in the “Feedback” section in a blurp titled “Monoshock Set-up” we referred to some Charts from the Yamaha Snowmobile Technical Update manual – Here they are in JPG format along with the write up from the March issue: Dear SnowTech: In... Read more
SnowTech reader Greg Ankofski provided valuable information in regards to installing a set of Boyesen reeds into a Rotax Series III engine; “Just got done reading (in the March issue) about the guy with the 2005 REV 600 using Boyesen reeds having the bogging problem. I know from first... Read more