• I am getting worn out moving your "For sale" threads, including loosely veiled sales pitches for "How much is it worth) or Wanted to buy to the swapmeet.

    I will no longer be moving them for you as I have been in the past.

    Some days are 20 per day.

    If I see it, it will get deleted.

    I try to help you...please try to help me.

    Thanks.
  • I've received emails and PM's asking me about "Group Buys" and promotions.

    A Group Buy here on SnoWestOnline.com would be a situation where a normal member (non vendor or mfg) personally collects orders from other members. That member then uses those orders to negotiate a better price with the Vendor/Mfg for HIS/HER "Group" of buyers.

    Here is an example of a viable "Group Buy"

    http://www.snowestonline.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269222

    A promotion that has the words "Group Buy" in the title is still a promotion, and from the rules that were handed down to me by Harris Publications is that non-advertisers cannot run promotions or open sales programs on the forums outside of the swapmeet.

    If a members wants to become a group buy manager, maintain a thread and collect the funds and negotiate a group buy... as a member, you are welcome to do that as long as you are not attached to the business of the vendor or Mfg.

    If you are a vendor/MFG and you want to offer an EXCLUSIVE "SnoWestOnline ONLY" promotion that is exclusive to snowest readers, please contact me and you'll be able to put it up in the Polaris forums.

    Also, before any vendors/mfgs get all "riled up" over this know that the moderators are strictly volunteers and do not receive a dime from any advertising $$ spent on this site.

    As ALWAYS, since DAY ONE of me becoming a moderator, I have pioneered, supported and encouraged vendors and mfgs in getting the word out to our readers with "New Product Announcements.

    Have a great season.

    From this point on, all vendors/mfg's promoting Pre-Season tiered sales programs, in the Polaris Forums, that are not paid advertisers will be appropriately moved to the swapmeet section of the forums.

    MH

1989 indy 340

skivoice

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I have an old 340 that the kids are learning on it runs great at 1000 ft. And jetted for that when I jet it for 6000 ft. and take it to the Black hills it runs fine for about 15 miles then It gets really doggy and then wont turn the track, let it sit for 20 min and it is good for about 10 miles then acts up. Any ideas on what to look for or try to fix the issue. Kids aren't ready for a 550 yet. One is 7 and the other 2 are 4.
 

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You've probably heard the standard "clean the carbs" advice, so I'm assuming you've been through that. Beyond that, one thing that comes to mind is the idle settings. You may need to go leaner by turning the idle screws in and/or backing out the air bleed screws. Another thought, although it probably doesn't apply if it's running well at 1000', is a plugged vent line. Last idea is a bad primary clutch spring letting it engage too low; if that's the case, I can see it having enough power to get going at 1000' but not 6000'.

It's definitely a good sled for kids to play on: you don't need/want them going fast, and it's a lot more sled than a 120 (cheaper too). Maybe a little big for a 7-year-old, but at least that means you've got room to grow!
 

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If you followed the jetting chart on the sled you maybe a tad to lean and getting it hot. That jetting was for non-ethanol fuel. You may be running a tad to hot and fan cooled sleds do lose power when getting hot. Check for debris under your cooling shrouds. Could be leaves etc partially blocking air flow. Also if the clutching is not set up for the altitude correctly you would be lugging the engine and creating a lot of heat. Peter
 

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Thanks guys I really appreciate it. I will look at all of those I figured it was probably something simple.
 
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