• 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"


    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.


mag side crank seal


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Premium Member
Aug 18, 2009
boise idaho
i bought a new motor and it didnt come with the mag side crank seal. so i ordered a new seal from polaris. well i took my mag off and that whole assembely and i noticed the seal was in the assembly and not in the cases? is this correct? also the old seal looks sorta cheap, like a CR brand seal that people use on wheel bearings. my new seal looks like a nice factory black rubber peice. so basicly im asking does the seal go in the case or in the cover and then seal betwean the cover and the case with rtv?


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Lifetime Membership
Nov 27, 2007
Layton Utah
mag side

the seal goes in the mag housing. when you reinstall this you use yamabond to seal the housing to the engine case
hope this helps
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Lifetime Membership
Dec 5, 2007
Kennewick WA
mower800 is correct on the seal going in the housing and not in the case but dont use yamalube use yamabond, big difference. I am sure thats what he meant, just did not want you to make a huge mistake. CHEERS!
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