Promoting Family Snowmobiling Since 1969
Hilton Sno-Flyers, Western NY Snowmobile Club
December 2018
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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
Upcoming Events
  1. December Club Meeting / Holiday Party

    December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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502 screws, 502 reflectors, 251 stakes, 3 barrels of stakes, 1 Dr Pepper - -- - How long to install the reflectors ? YOUR GUESS ! The answer after the Christmas Party on the 19th ! ... See MoreSee Less

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So many signs so little time, a great way to learn about the trails is to help install them. The only way trails can open on the 19th if we have snow is if they are all installed and safe to ride #weneedhelp #hiltonsnoflyers #supportyourlocalclub #volunteer #thinksnow ... See MoreSee Less

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