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1997 Polaris Specs

Does anyone know, whether or not, there are any website or folks with specs for specific sleds? I am kinda new to the snowmobile scene, and want to know as much as I can about my sleds. I have a 1997 Polaris Indy 500 liquid cooled and a 1997 Polaris Indy Trail RMK fan cooled. Both seem like really decent units, I just want to know more about them, I.E. track lengths, problems to watch for, dependability, etc. BTW, can't wait for the snow!!!
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There are some specs on this web page. You don't have to join to browse.

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Excellent website, thanks! Anything you might know of that I should watch for on my sleds? I changed the chain case oil in both recently, and am lubing all the grease nipples I can see. Have 'fixed' things I see that look out of place. Still learning, but not afraid of much! Tracks appear to be in really good shape.

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Polaris 1996 - 1998 manual

See "Engine/ Drivetrain" forum, look for "Links to service manuals" thread, go to last few posts (Oct 1, '08) and you will find a link to manuals. All you need to know about your sled. Enjoy the snow.

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www.tata-bestsnowmobiling.com Timiskaming Abitibi Trail Association - Golden Corridor Snow Drifters

www.ofsc.on.ca Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs

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Ultrafrozen, thanks for the link suggestion. Excellent manual download. Full of info. Thanks again!!!

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No problem, thank chadlyt for posting it. I think he has a pile of manuals that he makes available.

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www.ontarioconditions.com Ontario Conditions and more!

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www.ofsc.on.ca Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs

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Might be looking for a manual for 2001-2003 Ski Doo. Anything out there like that?

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Hey ardypol,

You can get online parts catalogues and operator guides from the www.ski-doo.com - BRP Ski-Doo website, no service manuals though. Click on "Owner Center" from the homepage to access.

Any snow yet in Edmonton?

Only two seasons up here, Construction and Winter!

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www.ofsc.on.ca Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs

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Thanks for the info. No snow though. We've had 20-25c weather lately. Not exactly sparking the snowfall!!! Really sucks! Someone upstairs is punishing me. Better snow soon!

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Find the ATV Polaris part or Polaris snowmobile part you need, new ,used, OEM, aftermarket and performance parts, Polaris ATV Forums

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red Cobra low sno-x windshield
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