Larry's
1970 POLARIS TX COLT 800
Rebuild Project
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One of the BIG ones from the early 70's!

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The left front shows evidence of hitting a post or tree!

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Right side front and rear views.

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Front view of the 800 power plant!                                           Right front view of the motor.

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Left side view of the engine compartment.                            Right rear view of the engine.

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Work begins by removing a good front section of the chassis to replace the bent one on the TX800.

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Here are views of the TX800 chassis with it's bent front section removed.

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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.
         
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Don and Larry work on preparing the replacement front section to get it "just right"!

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Don and Larry begin welding the new front section on.

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Don welds away on the front section.                          Motor mounts are installed and a little finish work is done.

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The front section is on and the motormounts are                    Starting to prime and prep for paint.
welded in the proper position. Larry looks happy!!                                                                     

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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.

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The engine and chain case are mounted, steering and skis are installed, and the suspension & track are in.

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                                                                                    The seat, tank, bumper, and gauges are mounted.

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The hood has been repaired, preped, and painted.               The front stripe and decal go on nicely!
Next comes the installation of the decals.                                                                        

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The side decals go on.                                                  Gotta take a minute to stand back and check it out!

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The hood is almost done now, just the hold down latches left to install.
(Larry's Voyager is on the right side of these pictures.)

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