1970 POLARIS TX COLT 800
One of the BIG ones from the early 70's!
The left front shows evidence of hitting a post or tree!
Right side front and rear views.
Front view of the 800 power plant!
Right front view of the motor.
Left side view of the engine compartment.
Right rear view of the engine.
Work begins by removing a good front section of the chassis to replace the bent one on the
Here are views of the TX800 chassis with it's bent front section removed.
Larry does a little clean up on the TX800 chassis. Don starts prepping the
replacement front section.
Work is now being done at "Big Don's Carthedral", Lester Prairie, MN.
Don and Larry work on preparing the replacement front section to get it "just
Don and Larry begin welding the new front section on.
Don welds away on the front section.
Motor mounts are installed and a little finish work is done.
The front section is on and the motormounts are
Starting to prime and prep for paint.
welded in the proper position. Larry looks happy!!
The top coat of paint is on the chassis and parts , the engine is together and now it's
time to start reassembling all those parts.
The engine and chain case are mounted, steering and skis are installed, and the suspension
& track are in.
The seat, tank, bumper, and gauges are mounted.
The hood has been repaired, preped, and painted.
stripe and decal go on nicely!
Next comes the installation of the decals.
The side decals go on.
Gotta take a minute to stand back and check it out!
The hood is almost done now, just the hold down latches left to install.
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