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i was just wondering if i could take a set of rails off a Arctic cat Ext Zr Zrt 136 rear suspension skid rails and make them fit on my 03 f7

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Yes it's possible! But then you have to cut down a 136" track down to 13.5"!
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well that cant be that difficult us diesel mechanics can tackle just about anything

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Except that the sliders are also closer together and still will not fit the track after it is cut down to 13.5".

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well piss whats my options then?

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Get a set of M7 rails, make your own track! Likely cost you a grand!

So why do you want a long track F7?
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cause i got a f7 and we climb around here, next question how hard would it be to widen the tunnel to accomidate a 15" track

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CANT! If you get a complete 136 suspension and drive axel you could buy a 136 track and cut ithem all down too!
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so a new drive axle? new undercarrage and new track? the136 undercarrage i have sitting here is way to wide to fit in the tunnel

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Exactly!!

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what the hell, unless i can find a 144 track with a 13.5 width

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im just gunna buy a 144 and cut her down to a 13.5

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would a track with a 2.52 pitch fit?

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