Category Archives: Customs

The 1973 Mercury Slo-Pro

From BS member TooCheapToSmoke: Never heard of the 1973 Mercury Slo-Pro? Few have, it’s one of the many lost chapters in snowmobile racing history. During the summer of 1972 a small group at Mercury began work on their 650 class … Continue reading

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SCORPION WHEEL-KIT

T.J’s Hornet with the wheel kit got several people stirred up about old sleds with wheel kits. If we don’t get some snow soon, perhaps we’ll all have to convert them over. Mmmm… I wonder what an RXL with a … Continue reading

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Custom IFS From Beausejour

Here’s an interesting local Beausejour, Manitoba sled. This machine was built by a local racer named Dave Shack. An innovator and thinker, Dave built this independent front end machine from a 1976 TX Starfire chassis. The Starfire had the 340 … Continue reading

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The RXL Lawn Tractor

Meet Sammy and Shelby, and Shelby’s new toy: This is a one of a kind, prototype 77 Polaris RXL garden tractor. They are extremely rare, and only one has been found, verified by experts, and has been restored to pristine … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN THE ARCTIC MARKETING GUY’S GARAGE?

Kale Wainer works in the Marketing Department at Arctic Cat and gets questions from a handful of loyal PRIDE readers (Cat’s magazine they send to customers) asking what he is building now… well, Kale thought maybe vintagesleds.com readers would enjoy … Continue reading

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