• 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

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Polaris auto shipped new 850 alignment bars. Most dealers had them show up today. I’m going to check one tonight, they look .100” off.

I have one.

 
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Interesting. Can you get a pic while your there? Thanks for the heads up.

Edit: Thanks for adding the pic to your 1st post!
 
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Can the 850 motor be moved a bit? Are the mounts slotted or is this just to set the float on the secondary
 

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Can the 850 motor be moved a bit? Are the mounts slotted or is this just to set the float on the secondary
You can move the engine into perfect alignment. It takes minimal machining of the rear mounts. There is a locating dowel pin and the 10mm bolt(10) hole that needs to be slotted. Mag slotted to the rear and PTO slotted forward. I do it on the mill. A shim at the front PTO mount and the last thing to do is the two front mag bulk head mount bolts. They will need a little Dremel work. Those two bulkhead bolts you leave out until you have alignment. You can accomplish this without removing the engine.

We are still working on a TRS alignment bar.(Thanks Jeff) Perfecting modifications to accommodate ES sleds.





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The new PS-52666 bar has .057” leadin built in and .115” negative offset.
 
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Is this even an issue? Doo forums lots of chatter about belts blowing/shredding. But in the poo and cat there is very little talk of this. From my experience c to c is the most important of alignment with the secondary floating the offset alignment doesnt really have to be perfect, can be out a bit.
 

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Is this even an issue? Doo forums lots of chatter about belts blowing/shredding. But in the poo and cat there is very little talk of this. From my experience c to c is the most important of alignment with the secondary floating the offset alignment doesnt really have to be perfect, can be out a bit.
Yes it’s a big issue but gets ignored for two reasons, 1) there isn’t a chassis option engineered in to correct engine alignment. 2) PI keeps making belts that bandaid the issue, harder and harder compounds(as BRP).
In reality the bulk of this issue started back in the 900 days along with the onset of this wonder bar.




 
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Did you have your manuals redone to get
The spiral? The ones I have didn’t come that way. I really like the book like that. I would think and office supply place could do it?


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Did you have your manuals redone to get
The spiral? The ones I have didn’t come that way. I really like the book like that. I would think and office supply place could do it?


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“UPS Store” did them for me. It sure saves the manuals.
They don’t close up when you want to stay on page either.
 

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You can move the engine into perfect alignment. It takes minimal machining of the rear mounts. There is a locating dowel pin and the 10mm bolt(10) hole that needs to be slotted. Mag slotted to the rear and PTO slotted forward. I do it on the mill. A shim at the front PTO mount and the last thing to do is the two front mag bulk head mount bolts. They will need a little Dremel work. Those two bulkhead bolts you leave out until you have alignment. You can accomplish this without removing the engine.

We are still working on a TRS alignment bar.(Thanks Jeff) Perfecting modifications to accommodate ES sleds.





a little leadin





The PTO mount needs both the locating pin and the bolt hole machined .100” toward the engine, the mag side needs both holes machined .120” away from the engine. Hope that makes sense. I’ll post pics of the process when I do the next sled.
 
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Hey thanks for taking the time to show the measurements and info on how to line up the clutches.

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