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Old 04-19-2019, 07:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2016 MXZ Blizzard skid front shock

Helping a buddy work on his blizzard and I noticed the front shock in the rear skid touching/nearly touching the track. I am not sure if that is because it is on the lift or there is something else going on. Is this normal clearance? Nothing looks broken or missing. My first time working on a skidoo.
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Old 06-21-2019, 11:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes that is normal on newer ski-doo's. The shock actually rubs sometimes as does other parts of the suspension, like the welded on bent steel rods on the front arm. you can see on mine the paint is rubbed off the top of the shock. You can also see a line going around the track on the inside where these contact points are. Totally normal. No fix without redesigning suspension. There's plenty of lube for that when riding because the inside of the track is wet. I normally wet down my track with a garden hose to lubricate when running in a garage during maintenance.
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Old 09-16-2019, 10:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yep. it's normal. tell your friend to put a 2nd limiter strap on.
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Old 09-22-2019, 02:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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One limiter strap is sufficient.
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