Snowmobile jacks are devices used to raise the track section of a snowmobile from an unstable surface such as garage floor or ground. Once raised, they may also be operated to transport it between locations.
Your snowmobile’s jackshaft is essential to its operation, and should be regularly lubricated to ensure optimal performance. Unfortunately, however, this can be one of the more challenging parts to access without using a sled jack.
Early Life and Education
Snowmobile jacks are an essential tool that assists users in raising their sleds to allow for easier driving in deep snow. Easy to use and mount directly onto a snowmobile, they are constructed of sturdy aluminum and Delrin for long-term durability.
Frederick Dupras of Marquette was one of the first individuals to design and construct a snowmobile, patenting his invention in 1903. Today, his descendants still make snowmobiles as part of their legacy in Upper Peninsula communities and the family’s strong work ethic.
Clay Anderson from Manistique is widely acknowledged as having pioneered modern snowmobile design during the 1950s and ’60s. His creation aided doctors, ambulance drivers and other emergency service providers by transporting patients when planes couldn’t fly due to winter conditions; additionally it also served as food delivery vehicles within regions affected by inclement weather conditions.
An effective snowmobile requires regular service and maintenance in order to keep it operating at peak performance. Some tasks, like working on track tension, suspension or fuel system needs, are best accomplished while suspended in the air using a snowmobile jack.
Levi LaVallee is a professional snowmobile racer with extensive experience competing across numerous racing disciplines, such as snocross, freestyle and distance jumping – winning in each at some point or another.
Snow Week named Struthers their 1990-91 Racer of the Year and he quickly established himself as a legendary figure in three-man western cross-country competition. Winning Ontario-Minnesota 3-day I-500 three times before retiring from competition in 1996, Carl’s Cycle Sales in Idaho now employs Struthers who is an expert at machine setup and suspension tuning.
Achievement and Honors
Struthers is not only an accomplished snowmobile racer but he is an expert at machine set-up. A legend in both cross-country and snocross racing, he won numerous races over his career; was named Snow Week’s 1990-91 Racer of the Year; is part of Polaris Terrain Racing Team; also works at his family business Carl’s Cycle Sales in Boise Idaho.
Jack Gendron was inspired to do something meaningful to thank Bradley Hospital’s intensive OCD program after he graduated. To do so, he came up with the idea of organizing a family snowmobile ride as a fundraiser for them, raising over $10k so far! Jack has also invented a snowmobile jack which raises its rear while not in use – this invention relates to this.
Snowmobile jacks attach to the rear bar of a snowmobile and raise it off of the ground, preventing its tracks from freezing to the pavement and decreasing wear-and-tear costs. Manufacturers recommend this method of snowmobilization so as to prevent freeze-up and reduce overall wear-and-tear costs.
The jack allows owners to warm up their tracks and belts before using their snowmobile, making for an effortless experience that fits easily onto any snowmobile in an accessible spot.
Jack was described by his family as being quiet but not without humor, often offering up timely one-liners at just the right moment. He loved helping out his community and was often found helping kids with rodeos or watching women’s basketball, wrestling or summer youth baseball games.
A snowmobile jack is an easy and efficient way to raise the rear end of a snowmobile when not in use, helping prevent its tracks from freezing to the ground while reducing wear on tires. The tall and easy-to-use device mounts directly to a snowmobile.
Wiki, Forbes & other online resources estimate Jack Snow has an estimated net worth between $1-5 Million. This wealth was earned primarily from his career as an American Football Player. Jack is currently 76 years old with two adult children: daughter & son from Rock Springs Wyoming (his birth date). Jack enjoys mining for gold during his free time.