• 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

2000 700 bogs in powder BAD

rmkid900

New member
Nov 7, 2012
23
3
3
Laramie Wyoming
Hey guys i have a 700 gen 2 with slp twins in it. This is the first year running it and im kind of having problems with the motor. Whenever i hit to deep of powder the motor bogs down. It wont build revs and i have to turn it off and sit for 5 10 minutes before it runs right again. i took the accs off and turned it to SLP specs plus slight adjustments for alt/temp. I also took the shelves out of the airbox but i dont know whats happening. Any help would be great i'm about to run the damn thing into the tree if i cant it to run right.
 

Jay

Well-known member
Lifetime Membership
Premium Member
Nov 26, 2007
1,254
556
113
Smithers, B.C.
It could be all sorts of things but for starters slp jetting specs are notoriously rich. Maybe check your piston wash and plugs. What jetting and elevation are you at now? Are those the keihn carbs or the mikuni's?
 

rmkid900

New member
Nov 7, 2012
23
3
3
Laramie Wyoming
Yesterday we were at about 10000 feet most of the day. I have it with 165 mains and went to the 2nd one down from the top of the needles. It was in the middle of the needles but i leaned it out about half way through the day. And it has the stock keihn carbs in it
 

Jay

Well-known member
Lifetime Membership
Premium Member
Nov 26, 2007
1,254
556
113
Smithers, B.C.
I used to run 2 different 700's, a '97, stock engine, stock airbox 165 pto 168 mag and a '98 stock cylinders, hymark head, gutted airbox with the slp bigmouth intake, 172 pto 175 mag. Both with stock needles in 2nd notch. Both with psi twins at 5000' elevation mostly. Maybe your rich?
 

rmkid900

New member
Nov 7, 2012
23
3
3
Laramie Wyoming
I'll try leaning it out more the top end more and see if that helps. i've also heard guys having a problem with the carbs freezing up is there an way that could be part of it?
 

Jay

Well-known member
Lifetime Membership
Premium Member
Nov 26, 2007
1,254
556
113
Smithers, B.C.
Be very carefull about leaning it out, don't take some stranger on the internet's word for anything. :face-icon-small-win The keihns had a nasty habit of wearing out the towers that hold the pin the brass float plate pivots on. That won't let the needle seat properly and floods the carb badly. Maybe pull the float bowls off and if everything just kinda falls out you got a problem
 
Dec 25, 2007
1,016
260
83
That would be my guess: clutching or exhaust plugging. Check to see if you have the little scoop guard in front of the outlet, and if not put one on! They help a ton from my experience with and without.
 

rmkid900

New member
Nov 7, 2012
23
3
3
Laramie Wyoming
Would a worn out part in the carb be something that only happens in the powder. i would think that would be constant problem. and i do have a snow deflector on the tub. that did help a lot. as for the clutches i have a stock helix and a blue pink? spring in it. I was going to put a black red in but my clutch guy said that would give me a low engagement.
 

retiredpop

Well-known member
Lifetime Membership
Jul 3, 2001
1,241
267
83
Calgary
I think you have air intake filter troubles. Possibly they are getting restricted with snow and causing the bog.
 

rmkid900

New member
Nov 7, 2012
23
3
3
Laramie Wyoming
Well the gen 2 have the intake behind the windsheild. i also have the slp prefilter thing on there so i might hace snow getting in somewhere else. And yeah pipes and clutch guy dont mix very well but he's the polaris guy around sherdian so i when i told him what i had i trusted his choice in springs and weights
 

ryanlinger

Well-known member
Lifetime Membership
Dec 27, 2013
289
57
28
34
Yakima, WA
mine did that until i put the foam on top of the air box back on. was sucking snow in. also check to make sure the air box is actually seated to the carbs or you could be sucking water in too.
 
Feb 14, 2012
6
2
3
My escape did this when the air box could suck air from under the hood. With twin pipes any powder that gets through the vents Is turned to steam very quickly. The steam would get sucked into the carbs and kill the motor. Also i'm sure the instant cooling of the pipes doesn't help either. But I was also having clutch issues as well(sticking primary). So i'd imagine it is a combination of more than one thing and that's why your having trouble diagnosing it. I'd go back to jetting that works without powder on the hood and try from there. Plastic cardboard (house for sale signs) can be used to make a light air tight air box.

Keep us posted.
 

montanagrizzly

Well-known member
Lifetime Membership
Feb 19, 2010
424
160
43
Polson, MT
My escape did this when the air box could suck air from under the hood. With twin pipes any powder that gets through the vents Is turned to steam very quickly. The steam would get sucked into the carbs and kill the motor. Also i'm sure the instant cooling of the pipes doesn't help either. But I was also having clutch issues as well(sticking primary). So i'd imagine it is a combination of more than one thing and that's why your having trouble diagnosing it. I'd go back to jetting that works without powder on the hood and try from there. Plastic cardboard (house for sale signs) can be used to make a light air tight air box.

Keep us posted.

i say steam from snow on the pipes. That's what was wrong with mine. sealed eveything up real well with silicone and such and helped tremendously!
 

Scott

Scott Stiegler
Staff member
Lifetime Membership
Nov 1, 1998
69,537
11,647
113
49
W Mont
I'd check these first....steam on pipes, sucking in snow from airbox or sucking in hot air from under the hood.

OR
A combination of major steam under hood getting sucked in by an unseated airbox.
That is REALLY very likely.
 
Premium Features