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I picked up a spare belt (belt #1115) for my new Dragon last night, and was shocked when he told me $170 (dealer gave it to me for $155)!!! holly crap!! I thought maybe Poo added some GOLD to these SOB's! [:)]

My last 2 sleds have used the #080 belt, which cost about $80. My cousins F7 belts are $115, which I thought was expensive. I figured the new belt would most likely be between $80 and $115. . . . but never figured $170! Even the guy behind the counter was shocked, and had to double check the number. I am sure Polaris will say this is some SPECIAL belt to justify doubling the price of the old #080's. Sure Polaris!!! I guess they learned their lesson from their 800 belt eating problem, and made a decent belt to handle the heat, only they dumped ALL the cost on the consumer. I can't be the only one that thinks $170 is a bit much for a drive belt?
 

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WOW, wouldn't take long with the wrong clutch setup to hurt the ol wallet.

when i was still getting the clutch right in the ultra i went threw 4 ultimax3's in about an hour. i thought that was expensive. can you imagine 4 $170 belts in one hour.lol
$680 in belts.
 

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Never heard that!!! I think that the price of these things is getting out of control and you know what....Its just gonna keep goin up from there!!! I guess you just have to figure that in to the loan when you buy the sled!!!

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i agree, our belts are like 130. (no where near 170) but, that is expensive for a belt, but i guess it is kinda worth it
 

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That is the new belt made by mitsubshi. It is pricey but not supposed to fail like the old belt. Was tested on the mods at the sno x track. WE will see.
 

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If you got the new Dragon 700 I would of made the dealer throw one in extra. I just bought a 074 off ebay for $48CDN..usually cost me $100 range to get from the dealer.
 

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Thats sic man what a joke!
 

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yeah,the deaqlers got them from polaris to give to customers with problematic clutching issues that couldn't be solved or helped with the 1111 recalled belt. i hear they wear like iron though.
 

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thats what my dad just payed for his fusion and his girlfriend just bought an 07 iqlx and it was only like 80$
 

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Originally posted by xcr440
[br]That is the new belt made by mitsubshi. It is pricey but not supposed to fail like the old belt. Was tested on the mods at the sno x track. WE will see.
Actually, its made by MITSUBOSHI, not Mitsubishi. Its the same company that makes the Yamaha 8DN belt (a belt which is legendary for the abuse it can withstand).
 

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You can still run the 080's, but they will not last nearly as long as the $$$ ones.
 

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Originally posted by Revagade800x
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Originally posted by 88400
[br]I think a new Polaris belt for my Fusion was around $70, thank god haha!
updated parts #'s for fusions models are now $149
Good thing I got an extra belt when I did. That's absolutely rediculous.
 

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Yeah, real cost isnt that high. I get polaris belts for my 02 500 for bout $30 o pop. Some as gas prices. Worked at a pump for a while and the boss would come in "So what should we sell gas for today?" Markups a B huh?
 

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That belt is not required for the sled. You can use the #080 belt if you want to. I've heard that the new belts are just about indestructible though in comparison to the #080.
 

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The 080 belt is much more cost effective, proper clutching is the key. Polaris has a restrictive setup that blows belts, too flat of a helix IMHO. 66/44-.46 works better.
 

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Originally posted by myvertxcape
[br]The 080 belt is much more cost effective, proper clutching is the key. Polaris has a restrictive setup that blows belts, too flat of a helix IMHO. 66/44-.46 works better.
The 66/44-.46 helix is stock on the Dragon. I'll be talking to Glen to see what I can do about getting the best setup. I gotta see how she runs stock first though. [;)]

I compared the 080 and the 1115 at the dealer and they said the 080 might work, just not as good as the 1115. So I went with a spare 1115, which will be my next years belt. . . as long as the original one holds up. [:D]
 

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Here is a photo comparing the 080 belt and the 115 belt (on top). BIG difference between the two.

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I am supposed to run the 080 belt on my pro x but I am running a 098 I beleive. It seems to run cooler as it has deeper cogs on top.
 
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