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Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-04-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Yeah I'll get you some more pictures, but...

Yeah I'll get you some more pictures, but basically your feet go directly over the engine. Before I put the foot rails/pegs on I could rest my feet on the clutch and the recoil cover. My butt is...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-11-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Yeah I'm actually surprised. There's a lot of...

Yeah I'm actually surprised. There's a lot of good stuff going on here.. nothing has broken, chassis is solid, runs great etc.

I'll try to get some video of it in action. It'd be great to have...
Forum: BACKCOUNTRY RIDES - BUILD THREADS 02-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,839
Posted By Slowbore
I've been working on this and posting in the...

I've been working on this and posting in the snowhawk section. It's a tube frame bike build based on an 800 arctic cat mountain cat:

http://www.backcountryrebels.com/sho...539#post974539
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Forum: SNOWBIKES 02-10-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,276
Posted By Slowbore
Tube Frame Bike Build

FYI: I've been working on this and posting in the snowhawk section. It's a tube frame bike build based on an 800 arctic cat mountain cat:
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Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
It's ALIVE!!! ...

It's ALIVE!!!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/16494496915_d497241fa8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r8yBgR)


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8680/15874345163_a166abb0cf_c.jpg...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Started putting the uwmw on! Exciting. I'll take...

Started putting the uwmw on! Exciting. I'll take some pictures in the next few days.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-26-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Well, I finished the chassis, disassembled...

Well, I finished the chassis, disassembled everything and welded it all. It's now hanging for paint. I'm just spraybombing it in case I need to change stuff.
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Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-12-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Oh, the chain is 530 x-ring chain on #50 ansi...

Oh, the chain is 530 x-ring chain on #50 ansi sprockets.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-12-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
OK well, I've actually got a lot done. ...

OK well, I've actually got a lot done.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8649/16267986722_fb923638b9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qMxFFG)[/url]

All the triangulation of the front body is done. And I...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-09-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
No not really.. Just really starting to work on...

No not really.. Just really starting to work on it again now. I guess I need snow to feel motivated!

I did the chain tensioner and a bunch of triangulation on one side. Triangulating other side...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 04-29-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 57,245
Posted By Slowbore
I had a similar idea for the front end of the...

I had a similar idea for the front end of the snowmobile and was going to do that but then decided to build a one-ski instead. Also you could change the geometry (where the shock mounts to the upper...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 04-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
So I was curious so I put it on the scale.. I'm...

So I was curious so I put it on the scale.. I'm happy!

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5579/14019350346_73a461ca4c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nmQQr1)
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Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 04-16-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,911
Posted By Slowbore
Cool, nice work!!

Cool, nice work!!
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 04-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Yeah, doesn't look like it'll be done for this...

Yeah, doesn't look like it'll be done for this year. Not too surprised really. Already starting to work on farm stuff and the bike is on the back burner. Hopefully I'll have some time over the...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 04-05-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By Slowbore
It's hard to really know but I personally am...

It's hard to really know but I personally am amazed by what sled engines and drive trains do. The power to weight ratio is great. Also in my experience power seems to provide more forward/upward...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
My suspicion is I'll need 2 skis.. most of the...

My suspicion is I'll need 2 skis.. most of the real season we have crazy deep snow and I'm a bit of a powder snob on my sled so that's what I had in mind. Pretty quick we won't be able to find any...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-25-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
Oh yeah, that might be handy to have! haha I...

Oh yeah, that might be handy to have! haha

I actually have to disassemble it all to finish welding and painting so I was going to install the track on reassembly. I should probably make sure it...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
I got a bunch done, then took off to california...

I got a bunch done, then took off to california for a week with the family. Here's where I'm at now.

I built a ski.. it's 1/4" UHMW with a steel and aluminum frame. Center keel is 2.5" deep and...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By Slowbore
Thanks for the input!! I'll probably end up...

Thanks for the input!! I'll probably end up building a tri ski soon then.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By Slowbore
Yeah it's hard to say. I'm going to try building...

Yeah it's hard to say. I'm going to try building a dual keel this week. I'm thinking of having them maybe 6" or so apart and quite deep, maybe 2+". I do think a deep keel is a good idea.. that's...
Forum: BACKCOUNTRY RIDES - BUILD THREADS 03-03-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,872
Posted By Slowbore
That's awesome. I like your front suspension...

That's awesome. I like your front suspension setup. I'm working on mine now but it's a pita so I send big props for doing all that work to get that setup like that.

I have been doing some...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-02-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,133
Posted By Slowbore
Wow, that's bigger than I expected.. The...

Wow, that's bigger than I expected.. The snowboard I was looking at was only 12" wide, 10" waist. Mostly just thinking about the snowboard because it would be light and also easy :p

Thanks for...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 03-02-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,133
Posted By Slowbore
Has anyone ever tried to use an old snow board as...

Has anyone ever tried to use an old snow board as the basis for a ski? Obviously you would have to bolt on a keel and some framing etc but I thought it might be an easy start..
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-27-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
There is but it's slim.. maybe 3/8 of an inch. ...

There is but it's slim.. maybe 3/8 of an inch. Also the pipe isn't really suspended yet.. it's sitting on the engine and leaning against one of the tubes.. same with the silencer. Oh, this thing is...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-27-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,598
Posted By Slowbore
So after thinking about it a bit I think I'll do...

So after thinking about it a bit I think I'll do the dual keel ski instead of the tri-keel. Maybe 5" apart? 15" wide ski?

Got a bit more done in the last few days. I got all the bearings in...
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