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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 weeks ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Thanks to our members and volunteers for practicing safe distancing, but still getting trail signs out of the fields so the farmers can get their work done. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Our Wednesday night club meeting has been cancelled. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Peter Interisano

Any chances trails open today ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

ALL TRAILS REMAIN CLOSED
There is a coating of white out there, but it's only a few inches on no base and tons of water. There are a few clubs to the south and west that are open if you can trailer. Thanks! HSF
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2 months ago

Jake Wood

Are trails opening tonight ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Marc Wiggins

Hi,
Is it ok to unload at Churchville park to ride out to Stafford? Thxs...
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2 months ago

Butch Rypma

Have some wood available, free make good bridge repairs.call857-7845 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Julie Strassner-Oakden

Thank you🙏 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Patrick Buskey

Apparently not only are the trails open, but my side and backyard along with everyone's front yards on Hill Rd. Please stay out of our yards and respect people's properties. The ground is not frozen and now I have grass torn up. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

ALL TRAILS CLOSED
Warm temperatures and sun have had their way with the trails. Water is abundant and most areas are thin at best. Keep the snow dances going! HSF
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