News RSS

Welcome back to those following our journey with the Tinger Dog. Our build has gone well and we are happy to have a fully functioning unit that a lot of you have seen in our videos on our FB Page. Over the last few weeks we’ve had a lot of questions about the difference between Tinger Dog and SnowDog. Here’s our initial list of differences. We’re also going to create another blog post talking about our Tinger Dog DIY Build observations on their own. Out of the box vs. DIY The largest differentiator between Tinger Dog and Snowdog is the DIY...

Read more

13HP, belt, chain, Facebook, Help, plug, spark, spark plug -

If you're looking to make some improvements on your 13HP Snowdog, the best place to start is with the basics:  Spark Plug, Chain, and Belt.  These are easily changed, and give you an immediate benefit, even if that benefit is "peace of mind". SPARK PLUG There's plenty of feedback to be found online that says the OEM spark plugs that come with your Snowdog are.. well... not great.  If you want to maximize fuel economy and power, a quick spark plug change is a great start.  There are several brands of Spark Plug to choose from, but if you're scouring the...

Read more

recreation, Snow Plow, snowdog, Tinger -

We are watching the development of a new machine in the recreation space. The "Tinger Dog" has come out from a Russian manufacturer.  The Tinger Dog reportedly offers a choice in Engine Brand, has a hard cover and a plow attachment available.  We will be watching this closely as it makes its way to North America. More information can be found here via the Canadian Distributor for Tinger Dogs. Update: we are now excited to offer Tinger Dog Canada DIY KITs!

Read more

Over the Christmas holiday break, I tested two machines, and took them out along the same trails, on the same lakes, and through the same range of conditions.  While I’m sure I didn’t cover all of the possibilities you might encounter in your travels, I think I can at least help narrow your choices. To lay the groundwork (you know, for science), these are the machines I tested:  the Snowdog 10HP Compact model, and the 13HP Standard model with Reverse option.  I picked these two because I had to see for myself If the Reverse option was worth it.  Also, I wanted...

Read more

instructions, kit, runner, runners, screws, sled, sleigh, snowdog -

Most Snowmobile sleds or toboggans have plastic runners on the bottom, which provide protection from ice, gravel, dirt and the grinding of everyday use. The runners are designed to be sacrificial, and they wear down before the "tub" of the toboggan does.  We have a replacement runner kit designed specifically for your Snowdog sled, to keep you on the trail while protecting your sled and its contents!

Read more