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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2010, 10:24 AM Thread Starter
 
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I'm looking to purchase my first ski doo.

I found a pretty good deal on a 1997 Ski Doo Formula 500. The owner already did all the necessary repairs such as
-new motor (2 new pistons, rings and gaskets, ne w wheel bearings, seat, brake pads, center and rear adjustable shocks rear springs and suspension, crank cord and plastic skis)




is this a good 1st ski doo? and is there anything else i should look at that is useful before a purchase?

Thanks for helping a newb
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-10-2010, 05:00 AM
 
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look at the track make sure there are no ripped out studs. check carbides on ski's if they are still sharp. this sled should do 80-90 mph
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-11-2010, 01:16 PM
 
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check the suspension too make sure all the idler wheels are still good too.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-18-2010, 11:08 AM
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Formula 500 purchase

Look's like a good sled, how many mile's were on it when the rebuild was done! Who did the rebuild? First thing i'd doo after purchasing it would put a good skid plate on it! You'll be glad you did, good luck! wiscpooman
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