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Hilton Sno-Flyers, Western NY Snowmobile Club
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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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3 weeks ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Join us tonight, 4-3, for our final club meeting of the 2018-2019 season. Garbage plates are on the menu and cash bar is open at the American Legion - Trimmer Road. Food @ 7:00, Meeting starts 7:30. See you there! HSF ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Pulling the north trail today. Lunch at the Dakota. Support our sponsors throughout the year!! Only 9 months until local snowmobiling again. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Well that is a wrap on the 2018-2019 season! Not the best winter, but not the worst. Thank you to everyone who supported our club, without our members we wouldn't be a club! A big thanks to our volunteers without them we wouldn't have trails. Stop out to our April meeting to show your support! Trails are starting to coming out, contact us if you are looking to help. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

HSF is looking for a new tax accountant. If you own or work for a tax service that can handle 501c3 organizations, please send us a message. We'd like to get a quote for tax preparation. Thanks - HSF ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Groomers are all moved back to the groomer barn for the season. ... See MoreSee Less

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