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Snowmobile Checklist

For a lot of you this is second nature, but this may be of help to some of our other members, you veterans may even see something on this list you may have forgotten.

Pre-Season Preparation Check List

  • Check the spring repairs list for necessary actions and take care of any problems noted
  • Chassis check – Inspect track, track tension & alignment, track studs, skid frame & mounting bolts, hyfax, idler wheels & wheel
    bearings, shocks & springs, steering system, skis & ski alignment, ski runners, tighten ski bolts, check all other fasteners, and repair as needed
  • Engine check – Inspect throttle cables, choke cables, fuel filter, fuel line fittings, exhaust system springs, fan belt or coolant l level, spark plug wires & caps, starter rope & recoil action, remove exhaust block rags, and service or repair as needed

    Check water level, charge up, and install battery

  • Check drive chain tension and chain case oil level – add recommended oil if needed
  • Grease all fittings – don’t forget the speedometer drive fitting under the driven clutch
  • Clean faces of both clutches and install/replace drive belt – follow manufacturer’s recommendations on clutch lubrication & replace belt if 1/8-inch narrower than specification
  • Add some fresh gas and run sled on jack stand to burn out storage oil in engine
  • Check all lights and kill switch operation
  • Check brakes for proper operation
  • Install new properly gapped spark plugs
  • Top off oil tank
  • Add owner’s manual, tool kit, spare parts, and tow rope
  • Apply new registration validation stickers
  • Wash and wax snowmobile thoroughly
  • Apply vinyl protectant to seat cover and soft plastics
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2 days ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
There will be a Snowmobile Safety course this Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Letchworth state park at the Humphrey Nature Center. The class starts at 8 am. Lunch is not included and masks are needed. Students can sign up by calling the Park Police line at 585-658-4692, Monday - Friday between 8am and 4pm. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
Bridge work detail this weekend.Call Dan G with questions 585-469-6789Meeting at the road near the bridge south of lawrence road on Friday 11/26 @8:30 , If you have tools you can bring crow bar , DC impact drill , hammer. DC skill saw We will be tearing off the old deck and laying down the new.Saturday meeting at the south barn 252 Johnson road Bergin @8:30. We will travel to the site south of the barn to the location . This will be the rebuild of the Shank shafts bridgeSame tools requiredAll help is welcome ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
Join us for our November club meeting @ BTB Woodfired Pizza this Wednesday. Food and drinks can be ordered @ 6:30, meeting starts at 7:30. HSF ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Randy Spurr
It was snowing today in the Finger Lakes, are the trails open yet? ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
Join us this Wednesday the 20th for our October club meeting. We have reserved a room at BTB Wood fired Pizza Bar & Grill to hold the meeting. You can come @ 6:30 to get food and drink before a 7:30 meeting start. Hope to see you there! HSF ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
A little prep for the upcoming season with the new brush hog. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
Reminder!! Tonight is the first club meeting of the 2021-2022 season. We reserved a room at BTB Wood fired Pizza Bar. You can come @ 6:30 to get food and drink before a 7:30 meeting start. Hope to see you there! HSF ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
Join us this Wednesday the 15th for our first club meeting of the 2021-2022 season. The legion is limiting gatherings at this time, so we have reserved a room at BTB Wood fired Pizza Bar & Grill to hold the meeting. You can come @ 6:30 to get food and drink before a 7:30 meeting start. Hope to see you there! HSF ... See MoreSee Less
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