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  Hi David -  I checked my laptop and found this  pic from the Regina Snow Show that didn't get sent with the others.  This 73 FII Cat is a really cool sled for it's time and even by today's standards. Lyle Herman is from Earl Grey Saskatchewan and is one of the guys who organizes the vintage races there. He told me taking the clutch side of the hood off is easy but a different story if you want to take the mag side off. One cool feature is it has a drive mounted hydraulic disc brake. I know someone who just spent a whack of time installing this feature on his vintage sled.  The Earl Grey race has run for at least 10 years and is held near the 1st weekend of February. When I did the initial restoration on my T- Jet, Earl Grey Feb. 2001 was the first race it ever ran at. In fact I installed the new CDI box the day before at Art's place in Yorkton. We missed the Govan race that usually runs Saturday with the Earl Grey race running Sunday and only about 3/4 of an hour away from each other. My T-Jet was one of the first sleds running in the -29C morning. I think it lit on the sixth pull. I cleaned up the 340 MOD(F/A MOD&L/C MOD) classes and got a third in 440 L/C MOD though they only gave trophies for 1st and 2nd. I was running the stock exhaust and the GYT fuel injection then. The sled was strangely quiet with the sound of the acoustic fuel injection induction being louder than the exhaust!  In 660 feet It hit 62mph! Not bad for a little 340 hauling a 200lbs rider on snow first time out.  

For more info on the 2004 Govan/Earl Grey Vintage Snowmobile races contact Denis Mohr starfire@access.com
 Del (306)484-4687
Mark crunch1@mts.net 
Thanks Mark for the pictures and information.

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