• 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.

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Anyone know if Axys cans will fit a Matryx? I’m guessing no.
I wouldn’t even put one on except for the weight savings and a muff pot!
 

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I’d say on the non turbo there is a high possibility since the engine and the bulkhead are the same as the axys. Just different plastics (hood, side panels and nose cone).
 

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I’d say on the non turbo there is a high possibility since the engine and the bulkhead are the same as the axys. Just different plastics (hood, side panels and nose cone).
Can anyone confirm?
 

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Has anyone tried a HSP can. I normally run SLP. Any plus or negative.
 

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It's going to be lots of work for the aftermarket to make a can for the turbo, I'd be surprised if they even make one that keeps stock hp. And probably double the price they are now.
 
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I do as well! I got the extended warranty though. Is Polaris as strict as Skidoo when it comes to running an aftermarket can?
Nope.. My dealer said it don't matter. But in last 30 years of riding I've ALWAYS switch\ed it back to stock if I needed any service. Just in case..
 

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Nope.. My dealer said it don't matter. But in last 30 years of riding I've ALWAYS switch\ed it back to stock if I needed any service. Just in case..
I'd have to disagree that Polaris is ok with aftermarket cans on sleds. Polaris full-on denied me on my warranty claim. Lost a piston ring at 3,800 miles on my 2019 850. Took out the head, piston, cylinder. Unfortunately, my dealer took photos of my sled with the SLP can on the sled and submitted the photos with the claim, and Polaris told me I voided my warranty by putting the can on. Just a little upset that the dealer took photos with the can sitting there. We all know the can, which was on the sled from day one, had absolutely nothing to do with the ring failing at 3,800 miles. You can guess how disappointed I was with Polaris. Not done with Polaris yet. Talking to my attorney about options.
 

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I'd have to disagree that Polaris is ok with aftermarket cans on sleds. Polaris full-on denied me on my warranty claim. Lost a piston ring at 3,800 miles on my 2019 850. Took out the head, piston, cylinder. Unfortunately, my dealer took photos of my sled with the SLP can on the sled and submitted the photos with the claim, and Polaris told me I voided my warranty by putting the can on. Just a little upset that the dealer took photos with the can sitting there. We all know the can, which was on the sled from day one, had absolutely nothing to do with the ring failing at 3,800 miles. You can guess how disappointed I was with Polaris. Not done with Polaris yet. Talking to my attorney about options.

Spilled milk dude.

Best case is the dealer helps you out with parts at cost and cheap labor.

Your problem came from the dealer not polaris.
 

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Poo was selling SLP cans as a genuine accessory for the 800 not long ago. Maybe a good fact for your attorney. I'd be letting SLP know about this, too. Here and directly to them. They might be able to fill you in on the poo accessories catalog status. Poo can definitely be weiners, but, I'd make SURE I'm not getting jobbed by the dealer, too.
 
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Poo was selling SLP cans as a genuine accessory for the 800 not long ago. Maybe a good fact for your attorney. I'd be letting SLP know about this, too. Here and directly to them. They might be able to fill you in on the poo accessories catalog status. Poo can definitely be weiners, but, I'd make SURE I'm not getting jobbed by the dealer, too.
Especially on a 2019 850, which had known issues.

~4k mi isn't unreasonable for a new top end, but it's BS that your warranty got declined due to a can.

So speaking of that OT, which cans are leading the charge for lightweight, maintaining OEM back pressure, and quiet for the Matryx I'm psyched for?
 

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I'd put the diamond s on my wife's matryx if it fit. The boost will get left alone. I might need a loud can so i can't hear my wife. She is not happy that i let my buddy have her boost since he couldn't get one. I told him he should explain it to her.
 

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Has anyone tried a HSP can. I normally run SLP. Any plus or negative.

I put an HPS on my 17 axys, then sled bogged in deep snow. I reached out to HPS, they said I needed to either drop or add weight in my clutch; they told me which one I can't remember what it was, I'm a pull and go guy! I asked them why this was not disclosed before purchase of can, they said some sleds need to, some don't.
 

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I put an HPS on my 17 axys, then sled bogged in deep snow. I reached out to HPS, they said I needed to either drop or add weight in my clutch; they told me which one I can't remember what it was, I'm a pull and go guy! I asked them why this was not disclosed before purchase of can, they said some sleds need to, some don't.
Thanks for the heads up. I'll stick with old reliable slp
 

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for as long as i can remember the dealer has to submit a picture of the exhaust and intake system to polaris with an engine warranty claim. so yes they are sticky with cans. best thing to do is just put the stock one back on before taking it into the dealer. makes everyones lives so much easier and saves a headache. i mean it literaly says in the warranty section of your owners manual that the warranty will be void.
 

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I do as well! I got the extended warranty though. Is Polaris as strict as Skidoo when it comes to running an aftermarket can?
I snow checked the matrix boost too. Got any details on the extended warranty you mention for your '22 boost?
 

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I'd have to disagree that Polaris is ok with aftermarket cans on sleds. Polaris full-on denied me on my warranty claim. Lost a piston ring at 3,800 miles on my 2019 850. Took out the head, piston, cylinder. Unfortunately, my dealer took photos of my sled with the SLP can on the sled and submitted the photos with the claim, and Polaris told me I voided my warranty by putting the can on. Just a little upset that the dealer took photos with the can sitting there. We all know the can, which was on the sled from day one, had absolutely nothing to do with the ring failing at 3,800 miles. You can guess how disappointed I was with Polaris. Not done with Polaris yet. Talking to my attorney about options.

If you speak with an attorney, they should look at the warranty for your sled. The warranty for your sled is detailed in your owner's manual and contains disclaimers.

Below is an excerpt of a warranty dislcaimer from the Polaris warranty for your sled. I found it online at Polaris's website. It is printed exactly as it appears on page 154 in your sled's manual. The disclaimer is printed in the manual in all caps:


"THIS WARRANTY MAY BE VOIDED BY ANY UNAPPROVED MODIFICATIONS TO THIS VEHICLE THAT AFFECT POWERTRAIN, EXHAUST, CHASSIS OR SUSPENSION."


Based on the disclaimer, the buyer is on notice that certain modifications could result in a denial of warranty coverage since Polaris has the discretion to deny a warranty claim for a sled with "any unapproved modifications." Depending on where you bought your sled, that state may have other laws (the Uniform Commercial Code or Consumer Protection Laws) that affect warranty claims. That's something your attorney will have to look for.

I doubt most people actually read their warranty.

Good luck!
 
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