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    problem keeping the ski straight????

    i went out to the canal today to do a couple speed runs and noticed that with steering completly straight the craft seems to want to go to the right so i have to steer a little to the left . this is robbing me of 200 rpms and 1 mph . i know this because if i turn a little to the right and hold it i see rpms go up and get the extra mph on gps.... how can i fix this it has me crazy!


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    Your pump shoe is not aligned correctly.

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    why do you say that?

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    What about steering linkage?

    Have you checked to be sure steering nozzle is straight when handle bars are straight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skoepp View Post
    What about steering linkage?

    Have you checked to be sure steering nozzle is straight when handle bars are straight?
    Did this just start or has it been like this since you have had the ski????Im with Steven,check the nozzle AND intake grate to see if they are not loose or broke,check the steering linkage too, make sure it is also tight and not out of adjustment..IF everything is tight and good then you just may need to adjust it..here is a link on how to adjust it:

    http://www.greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=807

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    if you've installed a pump wedge then this can deff cause this if the steering isn't properly aligned, we need more info on the ski, what do u have done to it? what have you done and what changed on the ski when u noticed this

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    it has been like this for a while but i have never adjusted the steering and i just checked and nut holding the steering is loose. im thinking the opas is hitting water with the steering off and its causeing me to drift. i will try the alignment like snoman sugested thanks guys.

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    you should deff ditch the OPAS steering fins... replace with a set of riva pro series block offs

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    or make your own block offs with some black lexan and save $100.00

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