2010-2011 Yamaha RS Vector / RS Venture Service Manual, Page 69Get this manual

2010-2011 Yamaha RS Vector / RS Venture Service Manual, Page 69

MAXIMIZING DRIVE TRACK LIFE INSP ADJ MAXIMIZING DRIVE TRACK LIFE Recommendations Track tension During initial break-in, the
rivers that have minimal snow coverageAn overheated track will be weakened internally, which may cause failure or damageOff-trail
riding Avoid off-trail riding until there is sufficient snow coverageIt generally takes several feet of snow to provide good
overall base to properly cover debris, such as rocks, logs, etcIf snow coverage is not sufficient, stay on trails to avoid
impact damage to the drive trackStudded track In general, track life will be shortened when studs are installedDrilling stud
holes into the drive track will cut the internal fibers, which weakens the trackAvoid spinning the drive trackStuds may catch
on an object and pull out of the track, leaving tears and damage around the already weakened areaTo minimize possible damage,