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Old 12-15-2012
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It was 2007 and fall was quickly approaching. Having spent my first year living in the UP and riding my newly acquired 2000 RMK 700 through the mountains of fresh pow and logging roads I cam to the realization that my Father also needed one of these long tracked behemoths of fury. As Haydays neared I had finally convinced him that his Indy Trail was getting tired and it was time for something new. I also knew that because of the poor reputation of the 700/900 engines that you could pick them up an 05/06 RMK for a song(sans dance). We raced down to the sprawling field now filled with junk and polished aluminum. Quickly stumbling across a fleet of RMK's for sale. The prices were a little high in the morning, but when we stopped back by mid day we were able to make a deal. My dad drove home with his new-used 2006 RMK 700. It ran flawlessly that first season. The second it only had minor belt issues and a few warranty recall items. Last year it started to spit and sputter. So now I have it in my garage here in WI to diagnose the root cause. It also needs a thorough cleaning, inside kinda looks like Student_Drivers sled....



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Now we will have to see who finishes their project first...
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Looks pretty clean to me. What do you think is wrong with it?
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The exhaust and engine seem to be full of oil. That VES gold seems like it's as thin as water.

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The more I dig the more it looks like the center seals are shot. Not sure it'd even be worth it to throw a new crank in this one...
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I'll give you $300 for it.
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For the crank sure, let me know how you want to pay for it.
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Baller wants the chassis so he can make it into a 900.
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How much is he willing to pay for it? This one was going to go up for sale anyway. I can deliver it next week.

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I could pick it up in Duluth on the 24th or 25th. Too bad Baller doesn't know yet that he's buying this. Also, even though he has over $6000 worth of salvaged copper in his garage, he refuses to spend any money on sleds. All he does is buy more Subaru's. He'd only buy it if it were really cheap anyway. Make him an offer he can't refuse.

How about you give me that sled and $6950. You get a 2012 Pro RMK 600 in perfect condition with 217 miles?
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I think my dad is looking to stay in the <$4500 range. I'd trade you my IQr, the RMK and all of my spare parts for the pro though....

Probably going to try to get $2700 out of the RMK on its own though, otherwise i should be able to get pretty close to that parting it out.
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All your spare parts? If I sold all that, I should be able to afford a new pickup, shouldn't I?
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What do you need another new one for?

I think i'm down to only 8 spare cylinders and most of a 440.
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