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I have a 1" paddle track with 144 studs that I am putting on my MXZ 800. I have taken and cut the closed windows out so all the windows (where the hyfax run) are open. I was thinking that maybe I should get clips and clip the entire track but then again it would add more weight. That is why I am wondering if it is worth it?

Basically the track has every third cross member clipped, which is the way they come. I don't want to spend the time or money if it really doesn't gain much. Thanks for the input.
 

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Depends on how much snow you'll be riding on.. if it's powder I'd say leave it alone, but if you're riding packed trails you're better off clipping the track.
 

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track clips reduce the friction between the track and hyfax. i will assume your a mostly trail rider because of the 144 studs, so keep an eye on your hyfax if you dont clip the track. a set of icescratchers could be a cheaper alternative if you do run alot of hardpack.
 

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You will be fine running every third clipped. It is pretty much a weight saver. Only thing it does, it turns your white hyfax black. I like a fully clipped track, seems in my unoffical testing that when the rubber/hyfax gets warm that it tends to "stick" a bit.
 

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personally, i wouldnt waste my tine on it. 20 dollars and 45 mins on changing hyfax isnt that big of a deal that i would clip it fully imo
 

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I ride mostly in powder but am going to be (hopefully) doing more trail riding. I run the black graphite hyfax anyway so color isn't an issue. Seems like it would be pretty expensive to fully clip the track just to save hyfax... I almost don't think I go through that much hyfax to justify buying that many clips.
 
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