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i am going to put away my sleds for the summer. i am just about out of gas in both of them. should i add fresh gas and then add stabil? or drain them completely. i usually just add stabil and run tehm for a few minutes, then shut the fuel off and let it run till they die out. whats the best way to do it?
 

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i am going to put away my sleds for the summer. i am just about out of gas in both of them. should i add fresh gas and then add stabil? or drain them completely. i usually just add stabil and run tehm for a few minutes, then shut the fuel off and let it run till they die out. whats the best way to do it?[/b]
On my current sled (SDI) I put stabil in the tank and filler up with fresh gas, then let it run through the system and leave it till next season. In the fall I'll siphon about have the gas out and put some more fresh in but thats it.
I see that you have a 99 670 Ho which I know has a fuel shut off so I would put the appropriate amount of stabil in the tank for the amount of gas that you have and run it some. Then I would shut the fuel off and run it till it won't run anymore. Next you can either pop the bowls off and dump any leftover fuel out or just leave it. On that style sled I used to just leave the bowls alone and I never had any type of buildup but some guys like to be 100%
 

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i've always just filled the tank up to the brim with good gas and then put the appropriate amount of sta-bil in, let it run for a few minutes and then turn it off till old man winter starts again :confused:
 

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Or you can read the pinned topic above for many more opinions.

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Stuff I do (in order of priority - it doesn't all happen always.):

1. Siphon tank

Add mixed (50:1) fuel with stabilizer. Run 'till good and smokey. Shut off fuel and let engine die.

2. Siphon tank. (Use for next machine.)

3. Grease all zerks until water ceases to be squeezed out.

4. Remove and inspect clutches. Store indoors. (Or at least spray non-sheeve surfaces with LPS3 or similar.)

5. Spray muffler and manifold with LPS3 or high temp spray paint.

6. Cover machine to protect from sun and rain. Remove scabbards.

7. Remove skid and inspect/replace bearings as needed.

8. Wax is always optional - always. (I never wax or polish.)
 

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Check this thread:

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1. Wash and wax
2. Wash engine off
3. Park them where they will stay for the summer
4. Fill with gas
5. Fuel stabilizer run machine
6. Fog the engine
7. Remove belt
8. spray all mettle parts with WD40 (not the clutches)
9. Grease the hell out of everything that need to be greased
10. Plug the exhaust port with steel whole
11. Get the track off the ground
12. Cover

13 dream of next winter.
 

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I pull them in the shed, pull them them off to the side and cover them up after putting steel wool in the muffler. If I feel adventurous then I will add stabil.
 

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I always put fuel staberlizer in the gas but i leave what ever is in the tank cause i just put it in the van in the fall anyways, let it run and spray storage spray in both carbs unill the motor almosts dies out then shot it off spary down the sprark plug holes drain the carbs spray the block to cause it helps keep it looking nicer and take the belt off. also grease everything up. I use to loosin the track off but polaris recomends to leave the track tight? so i did on my machine i have now.top it up with injector oil and crack a beer!!!
 

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I have mine in the garage and have filled the tank and cleaned it real good. I planned on running it every week or two for 5-10 minutes. Not a good idea? And, should you remove the drive belt and loosen the track? I have mine totally off the ground and the track can spin freely and does so when I run it.
The board had offered many opinions about what to do for the summer but unfortunately, the opinions vary to a great degree and in my case, is a bit confusing.
Richard
 

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