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will this fit a 98 xc 700?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/POLARIS-700-RMK-Rear-Skid-Suspension-XC-136-800-144-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem35ac4c960aQQitemZ230523966986QQptZSnowmobileQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories
 

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It won't be a bolt in deal, no. But it can fit. You would just have to relocate the mounting holes in the tunnel.
 

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You would not want to use that skid anyway as it is a non-coupled suspension and would ride like crap if you wanted to try and ditch bang or rough trail ride with it.
 

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I love the purple idler wheel on one side, and red on the other! Along with the "either 136 or 144" it really inspires confidence....
 

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Ugly_old_Poo_kid said:
I love the purple idler wheel on one side, and red on the other! Along with the [highlight=red]"either 136 or 144"[/highlight=red] it really inspires confidence....
Could it be an 136 with rail extensions to 144 maybe?[dunno] Though i agree, i wouldnt buy it either.
 

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it is a 136 with extensions, it says in the listing. but the guy doesn't know if it's 141 or 144.
My favorite is "Rear shock & components are good just missing shock." I don't understand how the rear shock can be good if it's missing the rear shock.
 

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It is a coupled Xtra 10 with extensions. It will fit but as was said earlier, you would have to relocate the mounting holes.
 

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98700xc said:
You would not want to use that skid anyway as it is a non-coupled suspension and would ride like crap if you wanted to try and ditch bang or rough trail ride with it.
this is a coupled suspension

there are no extensions on here, the 98 RMKs were a coupled 136.
 

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polarisorbust said:
this is a coupled suspension
there are no extensions on here, the 98 RMKs were a coupled 136.
Look closely at the pics. There are extensions on this skid. The 2 holes where the adjusters would normally be have bolts fastening the extensions. Should find out who's (manufacturer) extensions are on it.
 

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Looks uncoupled to me...Look at the pic of the side with the purple wheel. You can see the front torque arm mount and also the lower rod where the rear shock mounts and they are separate - not coupled. The race X-10's were coupled with that doo-hickey from the shock to the torque arm right? The seller says it has HRP extensions and they look like 141's to me...not very big. I installed this skid in my '99 and am very happy with the ride and our trails suck!
 

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The coupling comes from the rear torque arm/ scissor. The FRSS (Front Rear Scissor Stop) & RRSS (Rear Rear Scissor Stop) blocks provide the coupling action. It is a 2-way coupling ETRA 10 skid. Either way, more needs to be known about this skid. Better, close-up pics would be a great help. Damage? Parts needing replacement? Rear springs? Shock control rods? Other missing parts? His/her feedback doesn't leave much confidence in buying from them.
 

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tnmemr said:
The coupling comes from the rear torque arm/ scissor. The FRSS (Front Rear Scissor Stop) & RRSS (Rear Rear Scissor Stop) blocks provide the coupling action. It is a 2-way coupling ETRA 10 skid. Either way, more needs to be known about this skid. Better, close-up pics would be a great help. Damage? Parts needing replacement? Rear springs? Shock control rods? Other missing parts? His/her feedback doesn't leave much confidence in buying from them.
I may be wrong, but i thought the 98 136" suspensions had the same mounting holes as the 121" suspensions. I think the mounting bolt, to mounting bolt distance is the same as the 121". I'm trying to remember. I researched buying a factory 136" xtra 10 in lieu of buying the tracks USA extension. Ended up going with the extensions. Eh!
 

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Mounting points are different as the rear torque arm on the 136 is further back. This makes it so you have to relocate the rear holes and also use drop brackets, whick are stock on those sleds, because of where it ends up in relation to the running board. Keep searching for a different skid though as there are some parts missing from that one.
 

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^^^^^ I totally agree with looking for a complete skid. Too many unknowns on this one.
whitexc,
I like the job you've done on your sled. I've got an Edge 136" w/ rear clicker going into 1 of the XCR 440s this fall. I've read good things about an Edge in a Wedge, but we'll see how it works out.
 

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ok im new to this then... I would like to go 136'' track for ditch banging and trail riding... what is going to be the easiest way to do that?
 

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Thanks tnmemr...I like it for what it is. I would love a new sled(Pro chassis) but can't spend the money so I just dump money into the old gal! You will be happy with the edge swap I'm sure.

Petrey, if you want to do it the easier way, just get extensions and a track from Tracksusa. They will send you the whole shibang and you won't have to modify as much. Keep it to a 1.25" track and you should be ok. You may rub the coolers towards the front a bit. Other than that, if you want 136 rails, go for an edge rear and then you are into a full swap with relocating and all....how much do you want to do?
 

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I may try to find some extensions and track... any advantage goin with the edge suspension over the extensions?
 

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Ride quality...not sure how the edge rear affects the wedge front though. You have to get the set-up right if you go that route.
 

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The Edge suspension, according to people who have done the swap, is a big improvement over the EXTRA 10 and works well on wedge and gen II sleds. I'm going to an Edge w/ rail extensions to make it a 136". Send a message to "JB Shocks" on SF and ask him all of the questions you have. He is very helpful.
 

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136 xtra10 mounting location:
http://jbshocks.com/x10mount136.jpg

Edge mounting location:
http://jbshocks.com/edgemount.JPG

Why edge is better than Pro-x skid or other skids and general how-to:
http://www.jbshocks.com/edgeswap/swap.html

Jerry (of jbshocks) is a great helpful guy. He knows his stuff when it comes to Polaris suspensions and shocks. I talked to him on the phone for 30 minutes about springs and spring rates this week.
 
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