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Snowmobile Checklist PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 00:00

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. Click HERE for a full copy of the NYSSA Snowmobilers Handbook.

 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

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 16:13
August 2013 Newsletter PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 01 September 2013 08:11

August Newsletter is now online HERE

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 13:02
Snowmobile trails in jeopardy PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 22:50

Snowmobile trails in jeopardy

CATTARAUGUS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Snowmobiling is popular throughout Western New York and for people to be able to take part in the recreation, the sport relies heavily on volunteers and private land owners to host the trails.

The money for registration goes to the volunteers for groomers, signs, gates, trail development,  and potential excavation. But when people don't follow the trails or the rules, the land owner may close off their property because of the damage snowmobiles can cause.

"A lot of time, if it's a trail that is there and they are going to shut it down, you have to deal with what other snowmobilers have done, such as having loud pipes on, garbage, beer cans.  o off the trail and run over and destroy some of the property. We hear all that and we have to address it the best we can, but we don't know who is responsible," said Max Gross of the Snowbounders, which covers Cattaraugus and Little Valley.

This year's season was better than last year. And even though snowfall is on or just below par, there has been several melts and a few rainfalls that have hurt the trails. It's when people ride the trails when they are closed that creates the most problems.

"We don't give a lot to the land owner, we don't have a lot to give, but we do what we can. We give them free membership, they get a free ham or turkey at the end of the season," said Gross.

He feels it's a lack of education and said the occurrences are becoming more frequent and he thinks it has to do with being able to register online.

"So you could join a club, never see a club member, and never understand any of the club problems. It used to be you had to come to a club meeting, sit through the meeting, and you paid for your voucher at the end of the meeting. So in way you got a couple of hours education," said Gross.

Each club website has a section that lets you know what trails are opened and groomed. Gross said that one trail that goes through a golf course could get shut down and if it does, that will close the only path to Franklinville.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 13:07
Don't drink and ride PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 15 March 2013 13:27

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Text Alerts PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 04 October 2012 00:00

Not everyone has access to a computer all day long but most people are able to get text messages on their phones these days. If you would like to receive text alerts from us on your phone click HERE. OrText SNOFLYER to 84483 to receive Hilton Sno-Flyers alerts from Hilton Sno-Flyers.  We promise not to spam you with useless information. The text messaging will only be used for important club news like trail closings, trail openings, dangerous conditions, club meetings and trail work.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 17:20