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Old 12-25-2011, 10:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm in Ut looking for a snowmobile to buy. I plan on riding in sanpete county 5 times a yr. What is the best,reliable,bang for the buck sled I can buy that's under 3k ? After searching posts for an hour on the best sled, I'm more confused than before. Any good deals out there?
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what i would recommend doing is finding a sled that you like first, then doing research on their average value around there, and pros/cons of the sled. for 3k you should be able to find a pretty descent sled. ive paid under 1000 for each of my sleds and they have both worked out fine for me... after a couple hours of work/tuning
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How much power were you after? Smooth trails?
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what i would recommend doing is finding a sled that you like first, then doing research on their average value around there, and pros/cons of the sled. for 3k you should be able to find a pretty descent sled. ive paid under 1000 for each of my sleds and they have both worked out fine for me... after a couple hours of work/tuning
Good to know. I found this. Snowmobiles Used Classifieds for Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming | ksl.com

Seems good but I'm a newbie. Just don't want t o make a mistake.
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How much power were you after? Smooth trails?
I'm a pro freestyle jet skier so I know it nice to have power if needed but I know that weight is just as important. Sanpete is mostly powder but has some trail.
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Cat M series with a Cutler tune up maybe?
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i'm a pro freestyle jet skier.
that is soo sweet!!!!
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Good to know. I found this. Snowmobiles Used Classifieds for Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming | ksl.com

Seems good but I'm a newbie. Just don't want t o make a mistake.
that looks like a nice sled for the price, but if you are a professional jet skier i think you would really appreciate the newer style of ski doos that sit a bit higher and are more slender, you might have to spend a few more $$$ but i think it would be very benefical
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Might be able to find a f5 or a f6 in that price range, I have seen some f5s go for around 2500 to 3k and I thought that was a good buy...I got my 06 fusion 600 h.o. for 3500 and I am very happy with it... The f5 made around 105 hp and the fusion and f6 made around 120 hp
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