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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-19-2009, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
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who here has used track extensions are they that hard to put on im thinking about just swapping out the skid on my vmax4 to ilke a 136 or 144, but dont care to go through the hassle of drilling and droping the mount holes and brackets, and fabbing a new tunnel! so im thinking maybe 121-136 extensions, want to help float some! and ride better. what do you guys think
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i wanna do the same thing w my mxz 800 prolly raise up the tunnel put a 2 inch on my 121 inch i took off my stablelizer and a bar raiser almost ready for powder just need the track or ill buy a rear end off a summit and put the extension on mine
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i am putting a 156 on my 1999 rmk 700
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I put an extenstion on my RMK700, went from a 136 to 151 and love it, made world of differance, and was easy to install, Installing the new track was not to hard iether, This way you can run your existing skid.

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I used to have a '99 SRX 700 that had extensions on it to change it from 121 to 136". When I parted it out, I got a good look at everything. It looked very easy to do, from what I could tell, the guy just bolted the extensions to the ends of the skid rails and used the same size hifax. The extensions moved the rear axle back about 8 inches, then install a 136" track and that was it. Oh yeah, and you will have to extend your tunnel too, and your coolant hoses so they reach the rear heat xchanger..... I guess that is a little more work that I didnt think about
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it's easy to extend your track, and extending your coolant hoses isn't that hard really. They make pre-made bolt on tunnel extensions that are pretty fair priced.

Drilling new holes and whatnot should only be needed if you're going to drop your suspension which a lot of people do when they extend the track, but you don't have to do that if you don't want to.

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I put an extenstion on my RMK700, went from a 136 to 151 and love it, made world of differance, and was easy to install, Installing the new track was not to hard iether, This way you can run your existing skid.


what year was urs? so it will be pretty cool?!
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what year was urs? so it will be pretty cool?!
It is a 2000 RMK 700, Yes it works realy well, I never did the tunell extension, but i will be maybe by next season, it does work with out it but the odd time i can feel the track hit the short (stock) tunnel, Never had any problems, I believe the brand of extension I used was Maverick. Purchased threw my local polaris dealer. Hope this helps

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thank,s for the tip! i have the slp rail extensions and a holtz tunnel extension.
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I have a 155 from a 05 Dragon. Did you replace your drive sprockts with a 2.52 pitch. If not what track did you use.

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Make sure if your runnin over 1 1/4" lugs you'll have to swap your 9 tooth drivers out and find some 8 tooth. those old v maxs might have came with 8 tooth but if you have nine your gunna need smaller ones in order to clear the paddles.
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