Definitely 69-70. Any earlier the hood would bolt on, as opposed to the spring clamps that hold the rear down to the deck, and latches that it snaps into at the front. The "S" denoted stationary or movable headlight, one of ski-doo's first tricks was to hide the headlight in the hood, so it...
This guy watches TV, and knows the value of his vintage stuff.
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they were probably built to compete with the Yamaha Sno Scoot, as there were other manufacturers shooting for the upright riding position (A&D Boivin).
I think when I first looked at it I was thinking of the Chrysler single track mono ski dud that didn't work in more than 2 inches of loose snow.
there were probably only 75 of them made, they were built for the US market. In '72 the bottom dropped out of the industry, and 90% of the manufacturers bailed because of the gas embargo, and crazy prices got to .35$/gal. No more gas guzzling toys, because they were rationing gas. Only the...
Regardless of whether its a homebuilt frame, or a store bought frame, the kid knows all of the ins and outs of his machine, what makes what happen, and why. He's leap years ahead of the game, compared to most kids, who MIGHT learn about this stuff when they are 2-3 times his age.
What does the Farm stand for?
I was walking the aisles of the local Tractor Supply store, and found a spring center, which had all kinds of springs, pushers, pullers, and shock style. They have a website: www.mytscstore.com maybe you can find the springs there?