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Old 09-20-2011, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2012 Switchback Assault; RMK; Pro-RMK Items to Check - Problems

I'm gonna put a pinned topic here for anyone who's bought a new 2012 Switchback or Switchback Pro-R chassis sled, and notices any issues with it. Whether it be a hose that could use some re-routing or extra protection, a wire that looks questionable, or any other potential problem area ... let's make this the gathering point for everyone to check over their sled(s).
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I found what looks like a chain case vent hose that rubs on the pull start rope.
Not a big issue for those with ES but over time it will wear. A simple re-route of the vent will do it!!!
The aluminum tunnel was super dirty so a cleaning and some wax is in order!
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Good eye, had a look at mine sitting on the showroom and found the same.
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Old 10-06-2011, 06:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I've got air bubbles in one of my oil lines dealer said to check and see if they move while I run my brake in tank with oil

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Old 10-17-2011, 08:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Same issues as last year. Air bubbles in the oil lines and VES Gold in the tank. I will drain it and put the semi-synthetic in, just like last year.
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I found what looks like a chain case vent hose that rubs on the pull start rope.
Not a big issue for those with ES but over time it will wear. A simple re-route of the vent will do it!!!
The aluminum tunnel was super dirty so a cleaning and some wax is in order!
Nice catch,just zip tied mine out of the way!
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Old 10-30-2011, 03:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I found what looks like a chain case vent hose that rubs on the pull start rope.
Not a big issue for those with ES but over time it will wear. A simple re-route of the vent will do it!!!
The aluminum tunnel was super dirty so a cleaning and some wax is in order!

Mine was the same....fixed now. Thanks
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Old 10-30-2011, 03:33 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Shouldn't this be centered?
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Shouldn't this be centered?
No,just allows two different ski stance widths.
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