2008 Ski-Doo GTX Fan 550F

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2008 Ski-Doo GTX Fan 550F Specifications

Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,499.00
Dealers  Ski-Doo Dealers
Warranty  12
Engine Brand Name  Rotax®
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  2-Stroke
Cooling  Air / Fan
Valve Configuration  Reed Valve
Bore (mm/in)  76 / 3
Stroke (mm/in)  61 / 2.4
Displacement (cc/ci)  553.4 / 33.8
Starter  Electric / Pull
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas / Oil Injected
Turbocharged  No
Supercharged  No
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  34
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Speed Governor  No
Kill Switch / Tether Cord  Standard
Emergency Engine Shut-Off  Standard
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Hi / Low Range  No
Clutch Brand  Lite
Throttle Type  Thumb
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Front Travel (in/mm)  9 / 229
Front Suspension Brand Name  RAS™
Front Stabilizer Bar  Yes
Rear Travel (in/mm)  13 / 330.7
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Front Shock Absorber Type  Hydraulic Shock
Coil Over Shock  Yes
Rear Shock Absorber Brand  HPG
Rear Shock Absorber Type  High Pressure Gas
Center Shock Absorber Type  Hydraulic Shock
Steering Type  Manual
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  10.09
Width (in/mm)  47.9 / 1217
Height (in/mm)  48.4 / 1230
Maximum Ski Stance (in/mm)  47 / 1195
Minimum Ski Stance (in/mm)  47 / 1195
Length (ft/ft)  10
Length (ft/in)  1.1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  505 / 229
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  10.6 / 40
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.1
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  Yes
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Type  Fixed
Backrest Location  Driver and Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Frame Brand  Rev™
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Skid Resistant  Yes
Tunnel Braces  No
Hand Grips  Standard
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Clutch Guard  Yes
Snow Guard  Yes
Side Cover  Yes
Fuel Tank Cover  Yes
Handlebars  Standard
Handlebar Pads  Standard
Front Bumper  Standard
Rear Bumper  Standard
Passenger Foot Rests  Standard
Ski Material  Plastic
Ski Brand  Pilot 5.7
Ski Handle  Standard
Skag Material  Dual Carbide
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  Canada
Introduction Year  2005
Parent Company  Ski-Doo
Display Name  GTX Fan 550F
Drive Line:  
Track Length (in/mm)  136 / 3456
Track Width (in/mm)  16 / 406
Lug Height (in/mm)  1.25 / 31.8
Number Of Tracks  1
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Heated  No
Height  High
Underseat Storage  Standard
Rear Rack  Standard
Rack Rails Location  Rear
Map Holder  Optional
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Heated Hand Grip Location  Driver
Adjustable  Yes

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great all around sled
By gerard joe(Owner), Apr. 6, 2009
Living in newfoundland and traveling the frozen thundra over lakes, rivers, marches, uphills and down hills, miles from the nearest town, you need a sled that can get you where you want to go, and get you back safe. You also want a sled that can act as a pack horse, well the gtx is the sled, take ... Read Full Review


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its alright...
By Garry Rumbolt(Owner), Apr. 6, 2014
lost a piston one day on a ride (fixed it the next day). then lost power on the left side (fixed it again). then when I was riding it, it shut off on me and when I tried starting it, it exploded then I just left it there (I will work on it eventually).... great machine when its running :) Read Full Review


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