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Old 01-21-2010, 07:44 PM   #5416
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That is a mint snowmobile 80's???
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Old 01-21-2010, 07:47 PM   #5417
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What is that a BMW jetski?
No, Kawasaki makes the jet skis.

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Old 01-21-2010, 08:31 PM   #5418
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I ride it daily, so i don't think it's cold weather sticky, but maybe it just needs a good cleaning...
Granted it isn't exactly the same but I have a trail 90 that had the same problem but it was a sticking float from old gas. I gave it a good carb cleaning and it works great now.
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Old 01-21-2010, 08:59 PM   #5419
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That is a mint snowmobile 80's???
It was a mint 1979 Yamaha Enticer 340 with 650 miles... and a sled. Now it's slightly less mint since a flatlander drove down my driveway and hit it head on after putting their brakes on too hard...

Still runs fine though.
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Old 01-21-2010, 10:42 PM   #5420
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Side vents go straight across. Fronts just go down into the skid plate.
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Old 01-22-2010, 11:50 AM   #5421
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Crabwalk, Nice looking sled. Very "Enticing"!
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Old 01-22-2010, 11:51 AM   #5422
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Crabwalk is from Parowan, huh? There's good ridin' up that canyon.
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Old 01-22-2010, 12:52 PM   #5423
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Crabwalk is from Parowan, huh? There's good ridin' up that canyon.
I've been up and around on quads and snowmobiles but going to try it on the GS. Mostly decent roads but I remember a few rocky places... on the Panguitch loop up second left hand canyon near Yankee Meadows then over towards Duck Creek.
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Old 01-22-2010, 02:46 PM   #5424
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That's not an old snowmobile. THIS




is an old snowmobile. Buddy of mine had one of these when I was a wee lad. It was before Harley made snowmobiles, for crissakes.
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Old 01-22-2010, 03:44 PM   #5425
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towing advice

Hey guys, I've been looking at a small utility trailer for a while now.
I'm thinking something like a 5x10ft utility trailer. Now, I just have a little 4 cylinder subaru, so can't go much bigger. Also, the space at the side of my house would not allow for a much larger trailer. Ideally I could tow 3-4 mid size bikes and other less fun things (probably lots of home improvement stuff). The home improvement/remodeling stuff will happen often and I'm pretty sure I'll tow bikes several times a year. So, I need a trailer.

I've only pulled a trailer 2-3 times and I've never owned a trailer. So, I don't have the experience/wisdom that many of you do. So, I would appreciate any feedback constructive or destructive ;-)

So, what do you think?

Should I spring for an enclosed trailer?



PS: Hick, thanks for your backcountry medical insight on your post several days a go.
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Old 01-22-2010, 04:35 PM   #5426
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Hey guys, I've been looking at a small utility trailer for a while now.
I'm thinking something like a 5x10ft utility trailer. Now, I just have a little 4 cylinder subaru, so can't go much bigger. Also, the space at the side of my house would not allow for a much larger trailer. Ideally I could tow 3-4 mid size bikes and other less fun things (probably lots of home improvement stuff). The home improvement/remodeling stuff will happen often and I'm pretty sure I'll tow bikes several times a year. So, I need a trailer.

I've only pulled a trailer 2-3 times and I've never owned a trailer. So, I don't have the experience/wisdom that many of you do. So, I would appreciate any feedback constructive or destructive ;-)

So, what do you think?

Should I spring for an enclosed trailer?



PS: Hick, thanks for your backcountry medical insight on your post several days a go.
Check out KSL to find one/some and get something with small tires and you should be just fine. I have a a small trailer and very small truck and it seems to work fine.
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Old 01-22-2010, 04:49 PM   #5427
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Hey guys, I've been looking at a small utility trailer for a while now.
I'm thinking something like a 5x10ft utility trailer. Now, I just have a little 4 cylinder subaru, so can't go much bigger. Also, the space at the side of my house would not allow for a much larger trailer. Ideally I could tow 3-4 mid size bikes and other less fun things (probably lots of home improvement stuff). The home improvement/remodeling stuff will happen often and I'm pretty sure I'll tow bikes several times a year. So, I need a trailer.

I've only pulled a trailer 2-3 times and I've never owned a trailer. So, I don't have the experience/wisdom that many of you do. So, I would appreciate any feedback constructive or destructive ;-)

So, what do you think?

Should I spring for an enclosed trailer?


PS: Hick, thanks for your backcountry medical insight on your post several days a go.

My main input would be not to get a tilt trailer. My 4X8 has high
sides and is handy for messy loads. It tilts making ATV/bike loading
easy. The down side is if it gets loaded heavy in the back it sways
back and forth really bad!

So make sure whatever you buy the axle is not centered to the trailer.

Enclosed are heavy and catch the wind more if your concerned with
the Subaru towing a big box. They are handy for storing stuff when
not in use, kinda a mini garage.

I do have a 5X10 for the Rhino if you want to come use it to see how
your car tows with that size trailer.

I've debated on the truck thing to have instead. Insurance, depreciation,
maintenance, storage etc has kept me from going there... yet.

Oh yeah, bigger tires are better. I have both the donut ones and full size.

I like the larger tires better.
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Old 01-22-2010, 04:50 PM   #5428
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Check out KSL to find one/some and get something with small tires and you should be just fine. I have a a small trailer and very small truck and it seems to work fine.
Have to disagree here. The smaller the tire (that is, the smaller the diameter) the faster it will turn as you're pulling it down the road. Which means the hotter the hubs will get. Which means the faster it will fail. Unless you're only going to go short distances, at low speeds, avoid those small wheel deals.
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Old 01-22-2010, 04:57 PM   #5429
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That's not an old snowmobile. THIS




is an old snowmobile. Buddy of mine had one of these when I was a wee lad. It was before Harley made snowmobiles, for crissakes.
You win for "Best vintage snow machine"photo.

I'm sure it's a POS to use, but then you seem to be attracted
to that type of machinery.
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Old 01-22-2010, 04:59 PM   #5430
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Have to disagree here. The smaller the tire (that is, the smaller the diameter) the faster it will turn as you're pulling it down the road. Which means the hotter the hubs will get. Which means the faster it will fail. Unless you're only going to go short distances, at low speeds, avoid those small wheel deals.
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