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Old February 1st, 2012, 10:51 PM   #1
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96 SkiDoo Formula 3 600 Triple (Fire Damage) - $400 (Grand Rapids, MI)
Date: 2012-02-01, 10:46PM EST
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Bought this sled from a dealer just a few weeks ago as a match to another sled that I had bought from a friend... I thought I was incredibly lucky to find a matching sled

After owning the sled for only a week, driving it less than an hour, it caught fire and had to be extinguished by the fire department. Said dealer is doing little to help

Some of the guys whom I was sledding with that weekend said that the motor should still be good so I'm just trying to recoup some of my loss, insurance company won't cover it since I didn't have a policy written only for the sled itself and snowmobiles are exempt from my homeowners apparently

The track is toast, seat is somewhat melted on the right hand side of it, the motor should still be good, the skis are still in good condition and the suspension is still good

Most of the fire was contained to the hood and plastic shrouding around the handlebars and gas tank.









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Old February 1st, 2012, 10:54 PM   #2
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And to think that he gave me crap about getting a Cat.....

At least my shit doesn't burst into a ball of flames if I look at it wrong....
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Old February 1st, 2012, 11:27 PM   #3
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we had one a few years back, identical sled, same issue, kept catching on fire.
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Old February 1st, 2012, 11:46 PM   #4
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how the hell does he think the engine is good, i bet it melted the plastic bearing cages off the crank and the seals too,
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 03:46 AM   #5
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That's a smokin deal.
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 08:26 AM   #6
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LOL. I've never had a sled burn down.
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 09:11 AM   #7
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i was going to say, isn't leanz the one who burns her sled down?
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 09:13 AM   #8
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i was going to say, isn't leanz the one who burns her sled down?
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 09:18 AM   #9
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leanz thinks snowmobiles are joints doesn't she?
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