The Vintage Snowmobile Club in Marion, MI put on a excellent race, show and swap meet. Second annual for them and had a sell out crowd. Lots of racers showed, there were a few Rupps, one came all the way down from Manistique Mi. (in the UP) with a 340 3D. He ran in the open class, walked away for three laps then there was that funny smell and sized it in front of the grand stand, what a shame he was doing so well! I ran a Sport 295 in the stock 340 class and took a forth place (couldn't turn in the corners (1/2 mile flat ice track). My first time at oval racing, so I was quite pleased. Looking forward to next year. If you live in the area, keep it in mind for next year!!
keep it up you,ll get better everybody has to start some where , you have to just keep tuning on , its real neat about the 3 d ,,that should give you something to shoot at i am to old to do the circle stuff, i can still get it in a drag race though
Hey Daniel, I made the trip to Marion Saturday with my dad we had a great time.We saw Troy Smith's 72 Nitro 340, 74 Nitro II, and his 76 Nitro all very nice. A lot of other great sleds too . My dad took some pics. I think there's one of your sled on the track just before the race. I'll post some pics when I get his camera.
red19lite: if your clutch is a hex arctic I have had best luck with two piece comet duster puller has same 9/16 nf thread
Jan 25, 2015 13:42:29 GMT -6
smallengineman09: Thanks Kevin ive just bought a few parts from you threw ebay thanks for the parts. Joe Boggie from maine told me about you. I finely removed the Comet 102c clutch its was a pain had to use some torches . Jeremy Hann
Jan 26, 2015 20:31:26 GMT -6
red19lite: okay, the two piece comet pullers work the best in my experience. have someone check the runout in that crank when you have it out no more than .004 better close to zero if you been banging around on it getting the clutch off
Jan 26, 2015 20:53:42 GMT -6
chuckbrut: I am interested in the parts from the allouette jr brut how cam=n i get ahold of you Chuck
Feb 1, 2015 17:02:07 GMT -6
ruppgreenhorn: can anyone help me out im trying to figure out cooling gauge on 1977 rupp nitro it is not doing anything I would like to know how to test sensor and gauge if anyone knows please give me some insight thanks joe
Feb 2, 2015 18:30:29 GMT -6
runnerupp: Probably shunned upon but I finally got my 74 American out with 95 Indy drive and new limped track.
Feb 2, 2015 20:03:00 GMT -6
runnerupp: That's a Kimpex track dang auto correct.
Feb 2, 2015 20:04:36 GMT -6
ruppluver: runnerupp,its better to see the Rupp in the snow,that sitting out in the trees.More & more people are retrofitting tracks because of the non obtainable,good Rupp tracks.YOUR sleds,do whatever it takes to ride & have fun with them.
Feb 3, 2015 22:30:14 GMT -6
runnerupp: My thoughts exactly run plover
Feb 4, 2015 10:47:09 GMT -6
runnerupp: Again with that auto correct. Rupplover
Feb 4, 2015 10:48:23 GMT -6
ruppluver: run plover & Rupplover,thats not me.
Feb 5, 2015 16:30:54 GMT -6
RevitupRUPP: I like that new name come on ruppluver lol
Feb 6, 2015 10:09:04 GMT -6
snosnake: RUN PLOVER RUN!!!
Feb 19, 2015 20:57:09 GMT -6
lemans1955: Lol!! I agree with Rupplover, keep em going, specially with a track conversion. Rupp tracks are hard to come by, and even when you find a nice one they are still 40 years old and heavy as sin.
Feb 24, 2015 17:57:53 GMT -6
waterjacket: hello fella's
Feb 25, 2015 20:51:09 GMT -6
red19lite: hey prick check your email
Mar 2, 2015 14:24:03 GMT -6
snosnake: you funny guy.
Mar 3, 2015 23:30:39 GMT -6
ruppracer: nice sled good luck
Mar 4, 2015 14:27:25 GMT -6
ruppgreenhorn: I got first l/c 440 rupp it was in basket put together got running would like help with cooling system do u blead that some how my temp gauge don't work so scared to run it. can anyone help? thanks joe
Mar 7, 2015 8:55:36 GMT -6