2004 Polaris Snowmobile Guide

Performance

Nov. 01, 2005 By ORC STAFF

ENGINE

All XC SP models feature the liquid-cooled Polaris Liberty engine, with the Variable Exhaust System (VES) and Grafal-coated pistons:
  • Digital Capacitor Discharge Ignition (CDI) with Water Temperature Sensor (WTS) and a new water pump gear (500 and 600) ensure peak engine performance, enhance engine durability, and improve cooling by 40%?even in marginal snow conditions
  • Compression release reduces starting effort by 35% (700 and 800)
  • New Polaris Detonation Elimination Technology (DET) helps protect the engine against damage (700 and 800)
  • Variable Exhaust System (VES) increases low-end and mid-range torque and HP, while optimizing top-end performance, and improves fuel economy, while reducing noise and emissions
  • Mikuni flatslide carbs and Throttle Position Sensors (TPS) enhance throttle response and reduce throttle thumb effort
CHASSIS

For 2004 the EDGE chassis receives new snocross-style wide running boards with boot grips for added stability and control
  • A die-cast aluminum bulkhead offers more riding stability and uses self-piercing rivets, which are 200% stronger than conventional rivets
  • The Polaris Dual Angle Tunnel (DAT) design creates greater rear suspension travel without raising the center of gravity
SUSPENSION

  • The EDGE IFS features an industry-leading 10.3" of travel, Ryde FX shocks, composite skis with carbide runners, and Controlled Roll Center (CRC) optimizes steering for flat cornering
  • The fully coupled EDGE rear suspension boasts nearly 14" of travel, a Ryde FX gas front-track shock and Fox Position Sensitive rear-track shock for the ultimate in bump-absorbing comfort
FEATURES

  • Polaris Electric Reverse Control (PERC)
  • 121" track with 1.0" lugs (700 and 800) or .91" lugs (500 and 600)
  • Hand and thumb warmers on left-hand control block
COLORS

  • Black/Silver
  • Sonic Blue/White
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