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I just purchased this and am ecstatic about it. The wife and kids can't wait to get it out on a trail! Any tips or advice would be appreciated. I'm full of questions but all in due time! I got an amazing deal on it and can't wait to outfit it!

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Nice!!!

congrats and welcome!
 

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Welcome. You will have a blast.
 

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Welcome! Red is the fastest Viking they make
 

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Welcome to the forum and congrats on the awesome viking!! Get a winch!! That thing is way to heavy to push if you get it stuck. Then bigger wheels and tires and possibly a lift. Then get a JBS clutch kit!! O and stay away from rob or he will have you spending all your money into the viking. I swear he could sell ice to eskimos!! Hahahahaha
 
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Nice Limo! Your kids can go to the prom in it when they get older.
 
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Thanks guys for the warm welcome!
Those are some bad a$$ wheels! Where did you find those? Stock size?
I have a hard top on order for it.
The dealer was suppose to deliver it today but had to take care of the active recall first before I take delivery. Good thing they caught it.
Quick question for everyone....I'm getting a flat utility trailer for it and have a small spot to store the trailer while the Viking is in the garage. Do you think I can go with a 12' trailer since the wheel base is 115" and have a slight over hang?
Trying to learn here....please forgive me...
 

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Your first mod is a cheap one. Pick up a small universal fuel filter and install it on the end of the fuel tank breather. This stops the one way valve from sucking in dirt.
 

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I got a 16ft trailer for my Viking (3 seater) and am glad I didn't get a 10 just cause that's what the Viking would fit on. You will never regret buying a trailer bigger than the one you need now.
 

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Also, get a JBS clutch kit for that thing!
 

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Your first mod is a cheap one. Pick up a small universal fuel filter and install it on the end of the fuel tank breather. This stops the one way valve from sucking in dirt.
I'm doing this after work today.

I can't believe I hadn't thought about this, thanks!
 

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Thanks guys for the warm welcome!
Those are some bad a$$ wheels! Where did you find those? Stock size?
I have a hard top on order for it.
The dealer was suppose to deliver it today but had to take care of the active recall first before I take delivery. Good thing they caught it.
Quick question for everyone....I'm getting a flat utility trailer for it and have a small spot to store the trailer while the Viking is in the garage. Do you think I can go with a 12' trailer since the wheel base is 115" and have a slight over hang?
Trying to learn here....please forgive me...
I have the regular Viking and haul mine around in a 6.8x12 and that leaves me about 1-1.5' at each end/sides. I would probably go with a 6.5x14 or somewhere in that range for a Viking VI. It's definitely nice to have some spare room on all sides to haul extra items (firewood, coolers, chairs, etc). Yes, you probably could fit in the 12' trailer but if you back up into something or someone rear ends you, your Viking is exposed A LOT more than if sat inside the trailer with no over hang.

If you can dish out the extra $$$ for a trailer slightly bigger than the Viking, do it. Well worth the peace of mind.

I used to have a 6.5x10 and just in the first haul, my straps stretched and the tail gate of the Viking rubbed up against the steel trailer gate :(
 

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My dad has a ranger crew and he hauls it on a 12 ft trailer with no over hang and no problems. But there is no room for anything else.
 
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