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Hilton Sno-Flyers

Hilton Sno-Flyers, Western NY Snowmobile Club

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2021 – 2022 Season

The 2021 – 2022 season is upon us! We do continue to update this website, but the latest and most recent information will always be on our facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/HSFsnow

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Snowmobile Checklist

For a lot of you this is second nature, but this may be of help to some of our other members, you veterans may even see something on this list you may have forgotten.

Pre-Season Preparation Check List

  • Check the spring repairs list for necessary actions and take care of any problems noted
  • Chassis check – Inspect track, track tension & alignment, track studs, skid frame & mounting bolts, hyfax, idler wheels & wheel
    bearings, shocks & springs, steering system, skis & ski alignment, ski runners, tighten ski bolts, check all other fasteners, and repair as needed
  • Engine check – Inspect throttle cables, choke cables, fuel filter, fuel line fittings, exhaust system springs, fan belt or coolant l level, spark plug wires & caps, starter rope & recoil action, remove exhaust block rags, and service or repair as needed

    Check water level, charge up, and install battery

  • Check drive chain tension and chain case oil level – add recommended oil if needed
  • Grease all fittings – don’t forget the speedometer drive fitting under the driven clutch
  • Clean faces of both clutches and install/replace drive belt – follow manufacturer’s recommendations on clutch lubrication & replace belt if 1/8-inch narrower than specification
  • Add some fresh gas and run sled on jack stand to burn out storage oil in engine
  • Check all lights and kill switch operation
  • Check brakes for proper operation
  • Install new properly gapped spark plugs
  • Top off oil tank
  • Add owner’s manual, tool kit, spare parts, and tow rope
  • Apply new registration validation stickers
  • Wash and wax snowmobile thoroughly
  • Apply vinyl protectant to seat cover and soft plastics

Facebook Feed

1 week ago

Jason Toomey
Well winter is far away but.. There is new construction on route 18 and Sweden Walker. Does anyone know if this will affect that trail? ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
For your viewing pleasure. www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gFLoa7_e1g ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
From the President, The NYSSA forum is a snowmobile education event that helps clubs gain knowledge about many topics like, groomer operating and maintenance, Insurance, Not for profits, and the States trail system and funding. These are all important for a good club to operate. I want to thank the following people for giving up their free time to attend the NYSSA forum representing the Hilton Sno-Flyers.Dan GurbackiRick WilsonDave and Karen WoodwardJeffery KlipfelRich Manley Brandon GerbaczJohn Miller ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
At the NYSSA educational forum learning all the latest tricks to maintain trails. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Hilton Sno-Flyers
11th Annual NYSSA Vintage Sled Show at the Syracuse OnCenterApril 22 @ 7:00 am - April 23 @ 2:00 pm ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

AJ Reisinger
I wonder if anyone will be using these to maintain snowmobile trails?www.facebook.com/KroneHayEquipment/posts/10160564345503623 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Jerry James
Launching at the Dakota in 30 min anyone wanna join? ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Mike Gurski
Any chance that someone is familiar or works on Yamaha snowmobiles, I have a 2005 Rage with some engine noise and was just looking for advice to steer me in the right direction..Phone number 585-730-3433 Thanks ... See MoreSee Less
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