All Things Moto! Dirtbike Forums

Go Back   All Things Moto! Dirtbike Forums > Specialty Riding Forums > Misc Riding Types

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 03-01-2013, 06:48 AM
char393's Avatar
cha cha
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Last Online: 11-03-2018 08:26 PM
Location: Conroe, Texas
Posts: 19,948
Default

     

The helix changes where or maybe how the clutch engages/disengages... Is that correct?

Looking forward to seeing some pics from your first outing.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-01-2013, 09:27 AM
coryR's Avatar
Intermediate Class
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Last Online: 06-11-2014 05:02 PM
Location: newfoundland canada
Posts: 325
Default

sick sled man my neibour has one similar to it. must be awesome riding in alaska!! i bet my little xrs 800 wouldnt get too far in the snow you guys get up there haha.. i agree with you when you say snowmobiles are twice as expensive.. thats for sure!! they break a lot more often too, always somthing to be fixed lol! good luck with the build though
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-01-2013, 02:33 PM
crdude's Avatar
Missing the days of riding
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Last Online: 05-18-2019 12:52 AM
Location: Big Lake, Alaska
Posts: 4,502
Default

Char, clutching a sleds is combination weights, springs on both clutchs and a helix. They all work together to achieve a desired effect. which changes with temperature, elivation and between sleds (a good clutch setup in my proxr would not work as well in a rmk given the the same conditions and vise versa even though they have the same engine)

Now, changing the helix effectivly changes the load put on the engine, if you run a helix with to steep of a ramp angle the engine will not have enough torque to pull its RPM that you want to run.

So, lets say my 700 makes its peak power between 7900-8100 RPM, I want my clutch setup to keep me in these RPM's at all time when im wide open so I'm always getting the max amount of power.


This is about the simplest way to try to explain clutching.


coryR, yeah there alot of prox's (very similar sled to this) out there. But I'v been holding onto this one, snowcheck only and made for only one year. Most places say there were only 242 of these proxr 800's, and there alot less now due to people parting them out & wrecks.. basicly, this sled is rare as hell. lol
Reply With Quote
Reply

  All Things Moto! Dirtbike Forums > Specialty Riding Forums > Misc Riding Types


Thread Tools


Similar Threads for: fixxing the proxr w/ pics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Some pics from riding yesterday (LOTS of pics) MotoMan Photo & Video 42 08-11-2009 04:50 AM
How to get pics Zman510 Photo & Video 8 12-04-2008 09:12 AM
PICS PICS PICS... Bunch from today. TRXman86 Photo & Video 22 03-30-2008 04:34 PM
Boat pics.. or in my case.. HULK pics Thumper426 Photo & Video 165 03-08-2008 09:09 PM
PICS PICS PICS: 2006 YZFride MxMike393 Photo & Video 17 10-25-2005 03:55 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright ©2002-2019, JDub Consulting, Inc. All Right Reserved.