Monthly Archives: October 2008

FIRST SNOWS – 2008-2009!

We got snow here in Minnesota yesterday, from Moorehead to the Twin Cities. It didn’t last long, but some people did get enough to go for a little ride around the yard at least. Up in St. Germain Wisconsin at … Continue reading

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HOW NOT TO LOAD YOU RXL

Wally Stephens owns a very sweet 1978 Polaris RXL. Last week he needed to get it loaded to take it a show in Turner Maine. Not sure how to best load the classic sled, his buddy, Gary Wright Bright decided … Continue reading

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ONE TO WATCH IN 2009: TROY LEFKO

Each year in vintage racing new people come to the forefront as “the big guns”. Usually these people have been working hard for years already in near total obscurity. One year all that hard work pays off and they find … Continue reading

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THE STORY BEHIND STEVE THORSEN’S 78 POLARIS 440X RXL

Rob McMillan, like a lot of people, thought it would be pretty cool to own a 1978 Polaris RXL. He didn’t have his eye on any one in particular, just one of them. But like a lot of other people … Continue reading

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1978 POLARIS 440X RXL

Just three of these were made in 1978. Jerry Bunke’s #1 is at the Snowmobile Hall of Fame in St. Germain, Wisconsin. Brad Huling’s #3 is in my garage and the restoration is getting close to being completed. That leaves … Continue reading

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