SnoRiders’ Sled Tech section features advice from the experts on everything to do with snowmobile maintenance and performance.

A rider getting some air on an Arctic Cat HCR
Sled Tech

How to choose the right sled for your ride

What's your style? Trail, mountain, crossover, powder or hill climbing?

by Trish Drinkle
Trish Drinkle polishing the aluminum tunnel on a sled.
Sled Tech

Tunnel polishing 101

A polished tunnel can also help shed snow, reducing the weight packed on to your machine when you’re riding the deep stuff.

by Trish Drinkle
applying Rehab Wrap
Sled Tech

Customizing your machine with a sled wrap

Here are the start-to-finish instructions for a successful DIY sled wrap experience.

by Trish Drinkle
Dan Adams on red and white Polaris Assault RMK.
Sled Tech

2015 Polaris RMK—same, but different?

Why Polaris kept its Pro-Ride chassis for the 2015 mountain lineup.

by Trish Drinkle
A GoPro photo looking back at a yellow Summit T3 sled and Dave Norona.
Sled Tech

Ski-Doo: changing the game once again

What you should know about Ski-Doo’s new 2015 Summit X with T3 Package

by Dave Norona
A woman holding a snowmobile piston.
Sled Tech

How to prevent snowmobile engine failure

Here are six ways to ensure the longevity of your snowmobile engine.

by Trish Drinkle
Under the hood, looking at a Speedwerx Supercharger.
Sled Tech

Inside the latest Speedwerx Superchargers

Inside the latest Speedwerx Supercharger Kits for snowmobiles.

by Trish Drinkle
The T-Motion suspension on a 2014 Ski-Doo Freeride.
Sled Tech

Understanding Ski-Doo’s T-Motion suspension

Understanding Ski-Doo’s T-Motion suspension

by Dave Norona
Chris Burandt with his turboed Polaris RMK.
Sled Tech

Turbocharged!

The ins and outs of today’s snowmobile turbo market

by Trish Drinkle
Sled Tech

Customizing your snow bike

Timbersled snow bike superstar Reagan Sieg shared his thoughts—giving us some technical insight into customizing your snow bike.

by Trish Drinkle
Skis on an old rev that are straight.
Sled Tech

Five tips for buying a used snowmobile

Here is a checklist of what to consider and what to look for when you’re buying a used sled

by Dave Norona
In the summer, you can take your time to work on your ride without fear of losing precious pow days.
Sled Tech

Summer mod projects for your sled

What to do with your snowmobile through the summer months.

by Trish Drinkle
A man in a blue shop coat working on a snowmobile.
Sled Tech

Whoopsies and warranty claims

Honesty is the best policy when it comes to claiming warranty on your snowmobile, bike or ATV.

by Trish Drinkle
Handlebars on a snowmobile.
Sled Tech

Modifying your snowmobile

Match the mod to your riding style. Here are some things to consider before you decide to modify your snowmobile.

by Trish Drinkle
A long metal shock sitting in a pan of yellow liquid.
Sled Tech

Setting up your sled’s suspension

Tune the suspension on your snowmobile according to your body weight and the type of riding you are doing.

by Trish Drinkle
Belt drive system on a sled engine.
Sled Tech

Breaking in your new sled

As winter rolls in, here are some tips for breaking in the new 2013 Polaris Pro-RMK and other new snowmobiles.

by Trish Drinkle