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Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   04-03-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By FaceDeAce
It is not that big a job. Just time. Wrt the...

It is not that big a job. Just time. Wrt the bearings, referring to the out bearings only. Leave the crank otherwise untouched.

https://youtu.be/10Bl42GQnX4
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   04-02-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By FaceDeAce
High mileage '94 Indy XLT tripple blows oil

Yes it is consistent with a worn out engine.
You should make your rebuild plan to replace:
- pistons
- rings
- wrist pins
- wrist pin bearings
- PTO bearings
- Mag bearing
- Crank seals, mag...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-25-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By FaceDeAce
PS: If you pickup the one needing the PTO done,...

PS: If you pickup the one needing the PTO done, or the one you are working on. Whatever the case may be. You may find this helpful

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10Bl42GQnX4
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-24-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By FaceDeAce
Sounds like a bargain. However, engines that sit...

Sounds like a bargain. However, engines that sit unused, rust-n-rot. If you buy them, take them apart, bag and preserve the parts. Then you’ve got something. If you just set the engines on the...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain   03-22-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By FaceDeAce
09 Polaris switchback 800

I believe BCDan covered as much as could be possible above wrt a swap in cc.
Imho, repair the 800. That should be your lowest cost option.
Also, you may may not think you need it. However, I...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By FaceDeAce
Yes, confirmed.

Yes, confirmed.
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By FaceDeAce
Hmmmm, track frozen to the ground?

Hmmmm, track frozen to the ground?
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By FaceDeAce
All of the above thus far has assumed that the...

All of the above thus far has assumed that the internals of the engine are/were OK. That may not be the case. There may be a problem with the piston(s). Do you have a compression tester gauge? That...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By FaceDeAce
It will always load up initially on cold start. ...

It will always load up initially on cold start. Simply due to residual oil from the last time it was running. Before spending much of any time tuning, always take it for a ride to ensure the engine...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By FaceDeAce
Then there is a high probability it may be the...

Then there is a high probability it may be the PTO crank seal is worn and leaking. Sucking air and running lean. If you can get it running, find something flammable in a spray can or squirt bottle. ...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By FaceDeAce
One other critical item: - new fresh fuel. ...

One other critical item: - new fresh fuel. Dump/drain the tank and ensure the fuel is fresh. Old stale fuel in a sled that has been sitting long time, is loaded with water condensation degraded...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By FaceDeAce
Sounds like it may be running out of fuel, lean. ...

Sounds like it may be running out of fuel, lean.
- Did you take the fuel pump apart to check for damaged diaphragm and sheets? Ensure it is in perfect working condition or replace it.
- fuel...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-15-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By FaceDeAce
The jetting between a standard carb setup and an...

The jetting between a standard carb setup and an ACCS setup is significantly different. The ACCS jetting being quite a bit smaller. Jetting is affected by ambient air pressure and air flow through...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain   03-15-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 38,382
Posted By FaceDeAce
The posts on this have been a fun read! I will...

The posts on this have been a fun read! I will add a couple comments in the spirit of the intent of the OP question.
What OP question boils down to is how to get the best performance from the...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-14-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By FaceDeAce
Start by removing the air box. Look around on...

Start by removing the air box.
Look around on the front of the gas tank for the fitting and hose for where the gas comes out of the tank. Follow the hose. The fuel filter will be on the hose...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain   03-14-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By FaceDeAce
Doug, yes you can put a 136 with minor fitting. ...

Doug, yes you can put a 136 with minor fitting. Lug size is entirely dependent on how much clearance there is at the front of the tunnel, where the track curves around the driver sprockets. Tip...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-13-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By FaceDeAce
I will second the suggestion of the problem of...

I will second the suggestion of the problem of the one cylinder flooding is being caused by either the float level tang is set too high or the float needle/seat valve either has something lodged in...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-11-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By FaceDeAce
No

No
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain   03-11-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By FaceDeAce
09 Polaris switchback 800

Depends on what is found.
Start with a 500$-700$ budget for basic parts such as: pistons, rings, gaskets, cylinders cleaning/honing, fluids and consumables.
Are you doing the work or handing to the...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-10-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By FaceDeAce
Upgrading the suspension in my 92 Indy XLT. Need advice.

26” Min - 28” Max ctrs, depending on version. (xc or lite)

This one over here is set at 27”
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-10-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By FaceDeAce
Upgrading the suspension in my 92 Indy XLT. Need advice.

There are only two things that are critical when mounting a suspension.

1) the front skid attack angle and distance from the drivers. So the track has a shallow angle to the snow to climb it...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-09-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By FaceDeAce
Happy to help! Glad to read positive results. ...

Happy to help! Glad to read positive results. Have fun!
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By FaceDeAce
1997 Indy 500 RMK Engine Question

If the carb ore size is the same there is no reason why not. You can use the accs or non accs setup. Whichever you choose. Just be aware that the jetting for the two setups is significantly...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-09-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By FaceDeAce
96 XLT 600 Poor Start / Won’t Idle

The idle speed screw is the fat one on the left side of the carb that sets the bottom limit of the throttle slide. Open the throttle. Lay a 1/4” bolt or dowel or whatever in the bottom of the carb...
Forum: Polaris Snowmobiles   03-09-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By FaceDeAce
Check the belt. Number one culprit for this...

Check the belt. Number one culprit for this symptom is a belt that has a burnout spot or is starting to come apart from wear. Belt width not uniform around entire loop.
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