Project Great White

Published in the February 2013 Issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog

SnoWest Magazine has been building a project sled for 19 years now. And with each sled comes new ways to go about getting the best balance of weight, handling and horsepower.

Project Great White is all about that balance. We started with a 2013 Arctic Cat ProClimb M 800 Sno Pro 153 and compiled a list of parts that covered weight, power, handling and rider comfort. With a few hundred miles on the sled by early January, it’s safe to say the recipe works.

So, how did we get from a 565-pound wet weight to 528 lbs., gain horsepower and improve ride quality? Here’s the latest on the build and its initial rides. We’ll have a full report next season. 

Project Great White Info

Arctic Cat

2013 ProClimb M800 Sno Pro LTD 153


Team Arctic

Build Team: Rob Kincaid & Dave McClure


Timbersled Products

Mtn Tamer Rear Suspension with Infinite Coupling



Fat Daddy Single Pipe, High-Flow Y Pipe, Lightweight Muffler, Head Modification


Patrick Custom Carbon

Carbon Fiber Tunnel, Carbon Fiber Clutch Cover


C3 Powersports

Carbon Fiber ProClimb Hood & Dash w/ Integrated Airbox



Power Commander, AFR AutoTune, LCD Display

Zbroz Racing

ARS-FX Backcountry Steering Post, Minus-1 Steering Assembly



ProClimb Skid Plate / Front Bumper, Rear Bumper



Float EVOL Front Shocks, Float Rear Shocks


First Place Parts

Boss ProClimb Seat


Starting Line Products

Powder Pro Skis


JT Sports

No Snow Running Boards, Honeycomb Vent Kit

Mountain Addiction

TrackRack with Low Profile Tunnel Bag & Utility Jug


Power Addiction Racing

Clutch Balancing



Rage Cage Reed System

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