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kay so i just put a new 1 1/2 ripsaw track and new bearings on my sled... put it up on the stand ran it it seems good. riding stright looks like not skipping.. The question is should it be on the loose side or tight side? dont have lots of money to take to shop so doing my self. Just wanna try have no problem whhen snow flys u know... and dont know if to loose but not is bad as long as it isnt skipping and what not? thanks
 

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running a tack loose extends hyfax life and reduces rolling resistance-improving MPG, but more prone to ratcheting. A studded track that is loose has more danger of studs hitting the front cooler.

hang a ten pound weight from the middle of the track, the clearance between the track and the hyfax should be roughly an inch
 

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Defiantly loose. I run mine with studs with 1-1.5" of droop with no weight.
 

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^^without???
 

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I set my sled on a stand, and set it to there is as close to 1" of sag in the middle of the skid. always worked well for me
 

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yeah, I've done it before also.
 

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ratcheting is where the drive shaft skips over the drive nubs on the inside of the track
 
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