A late edition to the 2009 line-up from Ski-Doo is the Summit Hillclimb Edition. This high-performance Summit model has features specifically aimed at hillclimb-type racing and riders. Specific features include state-of-the-art HPG Racing Clicker aluminum shocks, Pilot 5.7 Racing skis, a wide 47.1 inch ski stance, rear suspension rail... Read more
Dear Ralph: I read in your last issue that you had a bunch of exhaust springs break on your Arctic Cat 800s this past winter. I also remember you telling us to dab the coils of exhaust springs a few years back to dampen the vibrations that lead to... Read more
Four-Stroke 1200 Under 500lbs! Last year Ski-Doo shocked the world with their MX Z TNT that weighed 399 pounds! The sled wasn’t a fan-cooled cheater, it was a liquid-cooled 500SS (actually a big-block 600) that propelled the lightweight sled with authority, and provided Ski-Doo riders with an unfair power... Read more
Back In The Saddle 2009 marks the return of the performance trail sleds from Polaris. We’re talking the bread and butter, the meat of the line-up. Last year, Polaris only offered us a 700 IQ, which was kind of a head scratcher. Not to worry, they’ve made up for... Read more
REGISTRATION DEADLINE is DEC. 7, 2008, for Chance at Backcountry Trip MEDINA, MN (Nov. 26, 2008) – It’s “exciting” to step onto the rails of the all-new Polaris Assault RMK, the only stock sled purpose-built to mercilessly rip the backcountry. But it would be “the experience of a lifetime”... Read more
When Polaris finds something that works, they expand upon it and run with it. Like their “Dragon” packages. Last year, the Dragon 700 was somewhat limited in availability, but nowhere short on performance and capability. The 700 CFI motor was getting all of the running quality issues worked out... Read more
Volume I: Snowmobile Racings Early Years (1967-1973) Volume II: Best of SnoPro (1973-1978) Volume III: Best of SnoPro II (1978-1982) Volume IV: The Best Of Race & Rally, The Unseen Photos, The Untold Stories (1967-1973) Any one or all of these great books make the perfect gift for the... Read more

December 2007 issue

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The December 2007 issue of SnowTech was mailed on November 1st to subscribers and debuted on the newsstand on November 15th. The December issue was a whopping 140 pages thick – full of the latest technical information on the sport of Snowmobiling. New model reports on the MX Z... Read more
Dear Ralph: I have a 2007 Ski-Doo MX Z 600 HO SDI. When I was adding oil the other day, I noticed a wire going into the muffler. What is this? I figured it might be a temp sensor, but that doesn’t make any sense, either. via www.snowtechmagazine.com Yes,... Read more
Dear Ralph: I have a 2007 Arctic Cat F-1000. I am not real happy with the stock track, so I want to replace it with a Ripsaw 128” x 15” x 1.25”. I am not going ice dragging with it, 98% of my riding is on groomed trails and... Read more