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I'm sure this has happened to many people, but the other day took the sleds out to do some spring skiing and ran into an abandoned ski-doo. It was at the bottom of a pretty size-able hill and was not running. Looked like it had been left there for sometime, Took some extra parts out of our combined tool kits and got the sled up and running. Looks like the owner had put an aftermarket can on it and never actually re-tuned the carb or anything. Fouling plugs like crazy. Moral of the story we got this sled out and took it home. How do I find the owner of the sled? VIN number look up? Registration?

Reasoning for taking it out of there -- (cause I know the trolls will rage) it is not an accessible place in the summer and there is about 2 weeks left in the snow pack for retrieving the sled, looks as though it was left for dead, and of course if you can get it running why wouldn't you ride it out?!?!?!
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You don't list your state, but some states require licensing of snowmobiles. That would make it pretty easy to find the owner.

If you want to find the owner, I would get local law enforcement involved.. LE has a lot of resources to help you.

Good luck! It was nice of you to get it out of the woods before the snow left!

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I would do 2 things, go baack to where it was and leave a note (in a zip lock bag) that you got ity out and leave your email or something?
Then call your DNR with the Vin number and registration number and tell them to contact owner!
Once that is done be sure to contact the local Police and let them know so you don't come out the bad guy!
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Cool story! Hope you're able to locate the owner. Keep us posted!

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