Promoting Family Snowmobiling Since 1969

Hilton Sno-Flyers

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

Upcoming Events

  1. Club Meeting

    September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Club Meeting

    October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Hilton Apple Fest

    October 4 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Club Meeting

    October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Club Meeting

    November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. 18th Annual Sno-Show

    November 22 - 23
  7. Brockport Parade

    December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. Club Meeting

    December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  9. Club Meeting

    January 21, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  10. Club Meeting

    February 18, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm