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Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-12-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Whistlerhawk
If we only need to notch one side, which side...

If we only need to notch one side, which side would you do? I suspect the left side as there is more meat there?
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-09-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Did you have to notch both sides of the frame or...

Did you have to notch both sides of the frame or was only one side necessary to get the axel out?
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-09-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Frame mod to remove driver axel - advice?

I know some of you have cut a 1-1/2"-ish wide slot out of the side plate frame below the driver axel to be able to remove the driver axel without having to split the frame. This notch is then...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,562
Posted By Whistlerhawk
UV treatment or resistance is critical with lexan...

UV treatment or resistance is critical with lexan or equivalent. Clear hood was so cool and I'd do it again if it didn't break up so fast.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-20-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,562
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Years ago I had a clear Lexan hood made by the...

Years ago I had a clear Lexan hood made by the McCurdy brothers but it wasn't UV treated so it got brittle and destroyed in one season. It was awesome looking though seeing the secondary whirling...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-28-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I discovered a crack extending from my lower...

I discovered a crack extending from my lower exhaust can mounting bolt. I had the frame crack grooved and welded the grooves closed (crack welded). I then fashioned a peice of 1/4" plate aluminum and...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-14-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,065
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Rick and I are coming from Whistler. I don't know...

Rick and I are coming from Whistler. I don't know anything about the area. Just hoping they have locals to show us the riding sweet spots.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 12-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,483
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I just repaired a vibration crack right through...

I just repaired a vibration crack right through the frame of my hawk. The crack originated at the bottom bolt that bolts the exhaust can to the frame. The exhaust can should be rubber mounted to the...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 06-06-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 56,491
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I received an email from him last week. He's...

I received an email from him last week. He's doing well and getting into some MX for the summer. I emailed him about the latest news story and the super hot chicks that found the stolen baby in his...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,857
Posted By Whistlerhawk
You have to phone timbersled to get the 16 tooth....

You have to phone timbersled to get the 16 tooth. It isn't on their website. I couldn't get a 17-17 to fit as the way the links line up the chain is too slack to fit in the chain case or too tight to...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-05-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,857
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I have a 2012 KTM 500 EXC with the LT137". I...

I have a 2012 KTM 500 EXC with the LT137". I found the best gearing for me is 13-17, 16-17. It is about 11% taller than stock gearing. I mounted a tiny tach so i could keep an eye on the RPM's. The...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 02-05-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,810
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Last year was more snowbikes than hawks. Its all...

Last year was more snowbikes than hawks. Its all good fun. Many of us are former hawkers with snowbikes or have both.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Hawkfest roll-call! Who alls coming?

I was wondering what the turn-out will be this year? And whether there will be any local riders with local knowledge to tour us around. Anyways, Me and rick are in arriving Friday evening.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-10-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Its best if you contact Allen directly at...

Its best if you contact Allen directly at Timbersled to give you guidance on a set-up for your track length etc. The website is only good for standard sled conversions.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-07-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Whistlerhawk
My rails are an XP 154". The way mine is mounted...

My rails are an XP 154". The way mine is mounted i i have 159" track but could probably accomodate up to 162" max with this setup and the guides all the way to the back.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-07-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I couldn't figure out how to copy the link....

I couldn't figure out how to copy the link. Search this and it should come up:
shock spring rates
I have a picture of mine in there plus a brief description.
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I did the hybrid timbersled MH rear suspension...

I did the hybrid timbersled MH rear suspension last year. Mine is a 159" track so i used 154" XP rails with the MH swingarms. I am about to update the front swingarm to the new pivoting swingarm. The...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I couldn't figure out how to attach the link to...

I couldn't figure out how to attach the link to last years thread on this topic. Search for this thread:
Comparison - New MH ski versus SH ski on a Snowhawk

It will give you my review of the MH...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Yes i have compared it head to head with a hawks...

Yes i have compared it head to head with a hawks ski and posted the results here in the forum last year. Do a search for it and you should find it. In a nut shell, i found it far superior to the hawk...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 01-03-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Whistlerhawk
159" hawk

We've been running 159" hawks for 4 years now. They are 800 cc. They can access terrain similar to a sled of equal track length even though the tracks are narrower than the sled. For a 600 cc i would...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 12-19-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,810
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I've booked my room at the Brandin Iron Inn...

I've booked my room at the Brandin Iron Inn arriving Friday Feb 14 and leaving Tuesday Feb 18. Some of us are doing a pre Hawkfest, in Big Fork MT for some snowbiking Wed Feb 12, Thurs feb 13, and...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 10-25-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Whistlerhawk
The Timbersled/Mountain Horse suspension is way...

The Timbersled/Mountain Horse suspension is way better than stock. It can be 85% coupled or uncoupled. It is way more supple over the whoops and in gaining traction in the powder. I recommend it, but...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 10-22-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I must qualify that the Timbersled skid is a...

I must qualify that the Timbersled skid is a hybrid of the Mountain Horse and Timber Sled skid. Allen from Timbersled helped me put it together. It is rails for an XP, swingarms from the Mountain...
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 10-22-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Whistlerhawk
Here is a pic of the hawk with the TS skid. I...

Here is a pic of the hawk with the TS skid. I also mounted my cooler in the skid which works very well for my application in the mountains
Forum: SNOWHAWK & CONVERSION KITS 10-22-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Whistlerhawk
I put a timbersled skid on my 159" hawk. The...

I put a timbersled skid on my 159" hawk. The tunnel needs extending to pickup the rear swingarm and shimming 1/4" each side. I accomplished this by mount 1/4" thick aluminum U-channel inside the...
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