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Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2020, 05:16:09 am »
elanss   yes this all stock except for the pipes and the Bosh ignition system .
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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #31 on: May 18, 2020, 01:40:06 pm »
    Was that common at that time?  Pardon my ignorance, I remember the loops, but not this style.  Seems like that right angle jabbing you in the ribs wouldn't have been too comfortable?

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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #32 on: May 18, 2020, 04:00:54 pm »
    elanss   Actually when a guy is setting up to turn left  on these year sleds , he is way over on the left side of the sled. The hook would about shoulder or head height that is why the lower end extends so far down on the left side, to still be able to hold on to the handlebar.
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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #33 on: May 18, 2020, 07:07:53 pm »
    OK, that makes sense, appreciate the explanation!  I actually shifted over in my chair to try to visualize that, but those guys were REALLY hangin' it out there!
    Thanks and once again, beautiful sled!

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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #34 on: May 19, 2020, 01:21:47 am »

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    Yep ... better have your a$$ hangin off the side ............
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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #35 on: May 19, 2020, 01:35:45 am »
    Here Mr. Bender is really gettin' it done ...........

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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #36 on: May 19, 2020, 03:04:10 pm »
    GH, taking nothing away from your pic, but that one of Bender is epic!  Thanks for providing the clarity!

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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #37 on: May 21, 2020, 11:50:51 am »
    All that hanging off the left side, Right boot on the dash and the left ski is still in the air.   Anyone ever measure the lateral Gs these guys pull?
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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #38 on: May 21, 2020, 02:14:44 pm »
    All that hanging off the left side, Right boot on the dash and the left ski is still in the air.   Anyone ever measure the lateral Gs these guys pull?

    Good point and interesting question - probably a good topic for another post...  I didn't mean to take away from or derail Vic's original post on the beautiful Ski-Doo he restored...

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    Re: Vic's 79 Ski Doo SS
    « Reply #39 on: May 22, 2020, 10:50:28 pm »
     With this pretty well wrapped up I am back on my 80 Arctic Cat Sno Pro  posted on another forum
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