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    why does my ski "pull"

    the best way i can put it is if my ski were a car it would need an alignment... i almost find my self struggling with it to keep it straight.. i went out yesterday and had to keep the handle bars slight left and i felt like if i let the bars go straight i would start curving to the right. does that make any sense?? i recently removed the OPAS for the riva block offs and i kind of remember the ski doing it before i did this and after.

    i just seriously dont know if its mental or if its really happening.

    anyone have a similar problem?


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    Have you checked the nozzle to see if it is straight when your handlebars are straight ? Might need to adjust your steering.

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    I've had a pump bolt break before and caused a ski to pull.
    Check the other bolts that hold it together also.

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    Are you running an R&D grate? Mine pulls to the right so i have to hold it left a bit. Im told its normal with the R&D grates.

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    Mine does the same thing. Checked everything .. I ve been told its normal...

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    Quote Originally Posted by gators8 View Post
    Have you checked the nozzle to see if it is straight when your handlebars are straight ? Might need to adjust your steering.
    Just an update I actually got around to the ski to check and with the ski handlebars straight it looks like the nozzle and reverse bucket favor the starboard side of the ski which would make the ski pull to the right... How do I readjust this?



    Not sure if you can see it in the pictures but in the bottom one its slightly to the right

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    Here's a little different angle the reverse bucket looks crooked

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    This is a 5 minute fix.

    http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche....-STEERING-ASSY.

    Get a 10mm and 11mm wrench, remove the steering linkage bolt #53 at the right side of the steering nozzle. Loosen nut # 51, turn the turnbuckle #52 about 2-3 turns turns, retighten #51 nut, go test it.

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    Same thing happens with mine.

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    Somebody didn't properly adjust it when it was replaced or the factory didn't do it.

    GET R DONE...

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