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Hi, Im just wondering what you guys do to get your sled ready for winter??
I have a 98 indy lite and there is 2000 miles on it.

I think the back shock is gone beacuse it was rode fairly hard so i am going to replace that, but when i replace that one do i have to replace the shock with the spring over it?, and when do the front shocks need to be replaced?

I was also wonder ing if i should take it to the shop to have the clutches looked over or do you think there would be ok?? I thasnt been driven that hard so i was wondering if i have to get them looked at or not.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks guys
 

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All I do is throw in some fresh gas and oil, get it started and drive slowely untill all of the bugs from the summer are worked out. If the sled is real springy, it needs new shocks. That is how you tell, well, at least me. I just basically check for loose nuts and stuff. Thats about it for me.

 

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id say test run, if it rode hard last year, then it will probably be that way this year, as far as clutches, probably wouldnt hurt to have them looked over, also on your shock, are they the factory polaris, or an upgrade(i.e. fox etc) fox recomends rebuilds every two years, however factory fox shock (an option for polaris) says drain the oil in them every year, replenish with new, and if all else fails, consult your local dealer.


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I check for any mouse-like stuff, nest, droppings, chewed areas. Then check plugs, put in new gas, check oil, fire it up, spin the track, stop it, check all wheels, belt, see if clutches open and close smoothly, then if it's all good, let'er rip.

I also make sure exhaust valves aren't sticking.



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Check all the safety items I do twice a year.
ck throttle cables, brake cables, and brake shoes good
ck steering system good (make sure nothing elese is touching it) and all is secure and tight
If you want to lube the rest of the sled go ahead but never chance loosing control of the sled and being able to stop, and turn.

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