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Old 12-11-2017, 10:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Leave it to good old BRP accessories for coming up with these. I have used them on a couple of my Ski-Doo sleds with positive results. Zero failures and excellent durability. These also allow you to backup with them down saving the scratcher if you forget about it.

So you will need the BRP tunnel mounted scratcher kit, a couple drill bits, and a rivet gun.

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Old 12-11-2017, 11:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Love the way those mount. Is the spring pressure comparable to standard spring type scratchers?
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Old 12-11-2017, 11:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Love the way those mount. Is the spring pressure comparable to standard spring type scratchers?
Depending where you drill the hole in the tunnel for the spring tang you can put some serious pressure on them. The first sled we drilled at 12 o'clock and there good, I drilled mine at closer to 2 o'clock for more pressure.

Note: 12 o'clock is what is pictured.
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Old 12-11-2017, 11:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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...now I just have to buy an Assault, those won't fit on a Pro.
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To far back Won't do much good back there.
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Looks great I ran those on my 16 Freeride and they kept my engine temps down, its also nice you can deploy them right from your seat. While your adapting BRP goodies any chance you'd be willing to measure up your G4 XRS F.A.R. riser in comparison to the Polaris one? I had a 17 G4 and got spoiled with that riser, thinking it'd be nice to have on a Assault but not positive if the T-post on the steering stem will accept one.
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To far back Won't do much good back there.
Wrong, they work perfect on ski-Doo sleds that far back.

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Looks great I ran those on my 16 Freeride and they kept my engine temps down, its also nice you can deploy them right from your seat. While your adapting BRP goodies any chance you'd be willing to measure up your G4 XRS F.A.R. riser in comparison to the Polaris one? I had a 17 G4 and got spoiled with that riser, thinking it'd be nice to have on a Assault but not positive if the T-post on the steering stem will accept one.
Iíll take a look for you but I wonít be around my Doo until Dec 27.
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Awesome Jamie! Please keep us posted how they work out. Did the bolt supplied with the kit fit the Polaris cross shaft?
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Depending where you drill the hole in the tunnel for the spring tang you can put some serious pressure on them. The first sled we drilled at 12 o'clock and there good, I drilled mine at closer to 2 o'clock for more pressure.

Note: 12 o'clock is what is pictured.

Don't like scratchers but these look like the best option yet if I decide to put some on.
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