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*** New Snowmobile Water Speed Record 106 MPH ***

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  • *** New Snowmobile Water Speed Record 106 MPH ***

    On October 7th, a new snowmobile water speed record of 106.0 MPH was set by OFT Racing in Alaska. After 6 long weeks, 2 engines, blown belts, tweaked suspension components and several sunken recoveries, OFT's turbo charged Yamaha Nytro finally took the gold!

    OFT's quest began when a team in Norway set a record of 102.5 MPH over the summer. OFT owner and notorious wild-man Ricky Coffman wasn't having it. What he never anticipated was how difficult it would be to break 100MPH.

    With some special setup of the sled and boost levels set around 16psi, the highest water speed was just 87.7 MPH; nearly 20 MPH shy of the final run. As the boost increased, so did the speed, but the triple digit mark remained slightly out of reach. It took upwards of 20psi and 125hp shot of nitrous to destroy the first engine. Wasting no time, a second power plant was immediately bolted together with ARP head studs, Carrillo rods and low compression pistons. Break-in consisted of several skips at 18psi. The final winning formula ended up being 24psi and a helpful shot of nitrous to grab those last few miles per hour.

    OFT Racing doesn't stop there. They already have a few new ideas on the drawing board in case anyone tries to fire back!

    This record was proudly sponsored by Curve Industries and these other fine companies:

    Anchorage Yamaha
    Underground Performance
    Elka Suspension

    Stay tuned for video and more pictures from this epic run!

    - Sean
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