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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-01-2010, 07:31 AM Thread Starter
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Never Owned A Sled - Which Make / Model Do You Recommend ??

Having never owned a snow mobile, sort of mechanicly inclined although not engine savvy, and not interested in having to work on it every time I wanna fire it up.
Looking into something fairly current but not over $6K.

In other sports I tend to enjoy jumping stuff. ie snow boarding, skiing, wake boarding ... The first thing I always wanna do is jump stuff. So I won't be looking for a race machine as I'm sure I'd rather cruise around and jump stuff.

I will do my riding in Muskoka, Ontario so that should give you an idea as to the terrain and snow conditions.

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A 500- 600 cc liquid cooled in any model, seem to be reliable.
I have a 2oo5 Polaris 600xcsp It has stock tunnel reinforcements and rebuildable shocks It cost $4500,It flies pretty good.,,If you get quite a bit of snow I'd get a track with 1.25 or 1.5" lugs
or a 136" track.
For $6k you should be able to get a 2007 sled
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if you want a sled that jumps well has speed and it alot of fun to throw around i recommend a few I have ridden.

Depending on how much HP you want out of the sled i like the following for what your talking about

Any of the Polaris PRO-X's. these were light, fast an made to fly
Arctic Cat ZR-440 SNO-PRO or Any of the cross country edition sleds
the Cross country had adjust on the fly suspension and would easily get airborn, take a beating and keep on trucking, my buddy Johnny "oops" has one and he is not delicate on it but it still keeps going.

Look into those and see what you come up with, all of those sleds i above mentioned are easily found under $5k if not even $3k. So dont kill you wallet and still have a nice time with a high flying machine

Just my 2 cents

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