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Old 12-30-2007, 09:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I picked up a 77 arctic cat lynx 2000t that had been sitting for over 15years. Well it started and idled 3rd pull with some help and it runs damn good. But the strip of track on the right side is riped apart, I drilled some holes and zip tied the track back together. I drove around for over 4 hours like this and the engine is running real good so i want to buy a track for it, used or new. The problem: I think this track size must be really rare and nobody makes them. I went out and measured it and this is what I got-> Pitch:2.52"
width:15"
Center distance:7.5"
Qty:44
So this makes the track 110.88" long. I have been searching everywhere and can find nothing.

Did I measure it wrong or is the lynx an odd ball?
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Old 12-31-2007, 01:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-31-2007, 05:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The Lyxx is a smaller sled like the Enticer were, it's possible to get a skid fron a 90 Cat? and put it in with a std 121! this would give it a better ride, but might be heavy? You can get those skids fairly cheap because everyone wants to upgrade to the 97 and newer set ups! The 15X121 is the std track and again you could find a good used 5/8" that some one upgraded to an 1"?
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Old 12-31-2007, 05:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The only thing is to be sure to get the measurements from the drive shaft back to the mount holes!
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The Lyxx is a smaller sled like the Enticer were, it's possible to get a skid fron a 90 Cat? and put it in with a std 121! this would give it a better ride, but might be heavy? You can get those skids fairly cheap because everyone wants to upgrade to the 97 and newer set ups! The 15X121 is the std track and again you could find a good used 5/8" that some one upgraded to an 1"?
It's not a 121", its a cleated track 110".
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Old 12-31-2007, 04:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I dont see a 110" track on that site.
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Old 12-31-2007, 05:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Kccats indicated you may want to change the suspension to a 90s version which uses a 121" track. fairly easy conversion and better ride. Plus the 121" track is widely available.
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So I guess i'll have to find a used track then?
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Old 01-01-2008, 10:30 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Shouldn't be hard to find, they made a bucketload of Lynxs. Put a note on the NHSMA site.
I suspect that the belting is available, you might want to try for that and repair your track.
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Lynx and Puma's used the same track.
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Old 01-02-2008, 10:18 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Whay year of puma used the same track as a 77 lynx?
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Im guessing its the 70-73 puma, I can't find a track for it either.
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Old 01-02-2008, 03:26 PM   #13 (permalink)
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They used the same track all years.
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Old 01-02-2008, 05:01 PM   #14 (permalink)
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maybe the 75 and older lynx
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Old 01-05-2008, 10:00 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I would try here:

VINTAGE ARCTIC CAT TRACKS

They are making new tracks for older Arctic cats
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