Polaris Clutch Spring Colors

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Polaris Clutch Spring Colors
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Polaris clutch springs are designed specifically for Polaris snowmobile clutching systems. The springs are used to enhance the performance of a snowmobile. Polaris sells primary clutch springs and secondary clutch springs. The primary clutch springs are colour coded to represent compression rates based on the number of pounds of force needed to compress the spring 2.5 inches and 1.19 inches. The secondary clutch springs are colour coded to rate degrees in softness, from a soft 1 to a firm 7.

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Clutch Spring Performance

Adjusting the tension and firmness of the springs in a clutch will affect the upshift and backshift capabilities of a snowmobile. The adjustments will allow a quicker acceleration as well as a quick backshift to maintain power.

Primary Clutch Springs

White-coloured clutch springs compress 15.9 to 63.5kg. Green clutch springs compress 18.1 to 64.4kg. Yellow compress 20.4 to 83.9kg. Brown compress 3.18 to 95.3kg. Purple compress 34 to 61.2kg. Red and white combined coloured clutch springs compress 45.4 to 99.8kg. Gold compress 45.4 to 125kg. Blue compress 54.4 to 136kg. Dark blue/white compress 54.4 to 141kg. Black/green compress 54.4 to 154kg. Black/white compress 63.5 to 145kg. Almond compress 63.5 to 150kg. Almond combined with other colours focuses the range of compression. Almond/black can compress 74.8 to 141kg, almond/blue 68 to 141kg, almond/gold 68 to 132kg, and almond/red 74.8 to 141kg.

Secondary Clutch Springs

Red secondary springs are the softest and are rated a 1. Black are rated 2. Blue are 4. Silver are 5. The silver/blue colour combined springs are rated 6. Blue/orange are 7.

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