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    Steering problem

    I have a little steering issue w/ ski. Last weekend whenever i turned sharply (at low or faster speeds) it would turn TOO quickly and pretty much spin the back end around. While i was getting my ski ready to go out i noticed on two occasions when i turned the handle bars there was a noise that sounded like plastic rubbing together or soime kind of friction but i have been unable to duplicate the noise since. Anyone have any suggestions on possible solutions?


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    No suggestions?

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    I'd just take it to the dealer and let them handle it beings it's still under warranty. God knows if you mess with it THEN bring it to the dealer, they will be fast to say YOU messed it up trying to work on it.

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    This hull is very playfull. It is normal that the back end will spin quickly and "un-hook" when the ski is turned fast. You should expect some noise when you turn the handlebars outside the water. Don't know how much noise there was when you did it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bruceg View Post
    I'd just take it to the dealer and let them handle it beings it's still under warranty. God knows if you mess with it THEN bring it to the dealer, they will be fast to say YOU messed it up trying to work on it.
    This is true^^^

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    http://<iframe width="420" height="3...reen></iframe>

    Took it out last weekend and it almost seems as though it goes into reverse for a second when i get about 200 degrees around. The back dips down initially then it whips around and the nose goes down. If i dont hit the throttle immed. then it will roll. If you look at the video at 2:00 and 2:13 it may be a little more clear

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    LOL! Totally normal, have fun...

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    That looks like fun...

    I think its sponsons

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    Definitely normal for that hull. I have the wake 155 with the same hull and it does the exact same thing!

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    Hey there. 2:00 and 2:13 - that is normal given the hull design, your speed and your steering input. However that would effect/spin would be reduced and you'd stay more connected if you have VTS (Variable Trim System) with the setting all the way down; that would keep the nose down more and stern hooked up more.

    If you don't have VTS, don't worry about it and rest assured, according to the video, that is normal steering given the speed and sharp nature of your input.

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