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Old 01-29-2011, 09:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Starcraft 70-71

Trying to find any information on Starcraft sleds...I know they were made by Alouette and sold under the Starcraft name in 70 and 71...Anyone have anything to add? any pictures?? really anything? info is scarce
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1970 Models

Snow Scamp 280 - 277cc Sachs SA280 Engine - Tillotson HR Carb
Snow Star 290 - 293cc Sachs SA290 Engine - Tillotson HR Carb
Snow Star 400 - 399cc Kohler K399-2 Engine - Tillotson HR Carb
Wide Track 400 - 399cc Kohler K399-2 Engine - Tillotson HR Carb
Competition 340 - 336cc Sachs SA340 Engine - Tillotson HD Carb
Competition 440 - 437cc Kohler K440-2 Engine - Tillotson HR Carb


1971 Models

Escort 280 - 277cc Sachs SA280 Engine - Tillotson HR52A Carb
Escort 290 - 293cc Sachs SA290 Engine - Tillotson HR91A Carb
Escort 340 - 338cc Kohler K340-2 Engine - Tillotson HR79B Carb
Escort 400 - 399cc Kohler K399-2 Engine - Tillotson HR79B Carb
Escort 440 - 437cc Kohler K440-2 Engine - Tillotson HR79B Carb
Eliminator 290 - 293cc Sachs SA290 Engine - Tillotson HD29A Carb
Eliminator 340 - 336cc Sachs SA340 Engine - Tillotson HD29A Carb
Eliminator 440 - 437cc Kohler K440-2 Engine - Tillotson 2-HD79B Carbs
Eliminator 640 - 634cc Hirth 171R Engine - Tillotson 2-HD48A Carbs
Eliminator 740 - 736cc Sachs SA2-740 Engine - Tillotson 2-HD47A Carbs

All models came with Featherweight clutches.

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Old 01-29-2011, 10:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks Old man..I have a 290 Escort and am soon to be picking up a 640 Eliminator! Would like to do a full blown restoration on one of these... i love the old odd ball stuff!
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I would really like to find a parts manual, owners manual, paint code etc.. if anyone has anything let me know..
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Here's a link to a Service Manual for the SA290 Sachs.

http://www.vintagesnow.com/Engine_ma...9_Sachs_SM.pdf
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Old 02-03-2011, 10:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks Old man good Sachs info...my motor runs great! had to tear into the Tilly carb a few times though..
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Old 02-03-2011, 10:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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here is my 290!! on the go
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Old 02-03-2011, 11:03 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Click here:
VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE BROCHURES 2
And scroll down to Starcraft
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Old 02-03-2011, 11:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks JD.. I know Davids page well...He actually has a picture of my sled in the Starcraft brochures page...and pictures from my owners manual...Just trying to drum up more info then just old ads etc. on these short lived sleds.
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Old 02-03-2011, 11:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Thanks JD.. I know Davids page well...He actually has a picture of my sled in the Starcraft brochures page...and pictures from my owners manual...Just trying to drum up more info then just old ads etc. on these short lived sleds.
That's cool!

That website really should be stickied on here..what with people always trying to find out what year their suchandsuch a sled is, etc. I love that website, I'm always looking stuff up on it..
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Got to agree..Davids page is a great resource for vintage sleds! All the makes and models.
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Old 02-05-2011, 09:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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brought home another Starcraft today! 71 Starcraft 640 Eliminator

pretty complete.. should be a fun project to resurrect



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Old 02-06-2011, 01:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Looks like a great project sled. Keep us posted on progress.
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Old 02-07-2011, 10:09 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Thanks Old Man! here it is again!! started to tear into it tonight! going to be a long project but I will post some more pictures up as I go.





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