• 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.


Xtra 10 suspension drop

Nov 23, 2013
In the process of putting a 151 on my 98 rmk 600. Last weekend I got stuck a lot with the 136 but noticed everytime that I was down to a small layer of crust just under the running boards.

Would it be stupid to drop the rear suspension a bit to get some more clearance? I understand it needs the correct geometry to actually be effective, was just wondering If anybody on here has done it and can point me in the right direction as to how far to move it? Or just keep it where it is?


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Mar 25, 2008
Middleton, Idaho
Suspension Drop / Springs

Babbits online - Springs are usually weighted by the thickness of the square tang. Newer spring off a Gen II should work. I have had some luck removing the old springs heating them and pulling them back in place need a vice and torch. Build some simple brackets to lower the rear mounting points of the skid. Just bolt them to the tunnel. You can go 5 -6 inches easy.
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