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I have other issue to see if anyone else has a problem with their Vikings pulling to the right. Since day one I have owned this machine it has always pulled to the right and yes tire pressure is even on all side. However when filled to the recommended PSI it is noticeably worse then when at lower PSI but no matter what it always drifts to the right and almost snappy if you let go of the wheel. All stock and no changes to the drive system at all. I have taken it the the shop but it does not appear they have address it at all. Shop is over and hour away so I hope it is something I can check myself.
 

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You might measure the actual height of the rear tires. Sometimes they are not the same height even though they are stamped the same size. I had a couple on the rear of a 4 wheeler that were off enough that it caused the same problem you are having. I ended up running more pressure in the right rear to even it up.
 

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Mine did the same thing. Took it in for service and they adjusted it and now it only pulls very little. My
local shop said it will always pull a little.
 

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Yea I have had to the shop twice and neither time did they do anything about it. The only time I really notice it is when I am driving on the hard pavement or hardpack dirt. I spend all day on it today and once in the sand or the rocks in the washes it was not an issue. So I am not really sure what the problem is. I may just wait and see what happens when I put new tires and wheels on it.
 

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You can adjust the tie rods on the steer tires individually, I had to do mine, now I can run down the road, let go of the steering wheel and it will continue running true, it has zero pull one way or the other

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You can adjust the tie rods on the steer tires individually, I had to do mine, now I can run down the road, let go of the steering wheel and it will continue running true, it has zero pull one way or the other

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Which way to go did you go in or out?
 

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Which way to go did you go in or out?
It's gonna depend on your specific Viking. On mine my shop said my right side had too much toe out and was not set up properly.

I run on hard pack dirt mostly and don't notice it pulling much at all but when I zip down the asphalt street to down a few with my friends I can let go of the wheel and it barley starts to saunter to the right. thought about having my alignment guy at work look at it but I'm not fighting with the wheel anymore so I'm cool with it.
 

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Which way to go did you go in or out?
Easy way to check, park somewhere with enough room so you can stand back from the front of the nose and eyeball the driver's side steer tire, you want to make sure that the tire is straight with the body, and the rear drive tire on that same side, adjust with steering wheel as needed until it looks straight. Once that is done, move over and eyeball passenger side steer tire, if it's not straight loosen the lock nut on that tie rod, and using a wrench on the rod screw it in or out until that tire is straight with the driver's side when you get back and eyeball it again, when satisfied tighten down the lock nut, and take it for a short ride making full left and right turns, come back and repeat the same process as needed, I did that several times over 2 weeks before I was completely happy, cause I'm kinda picky that way lol

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I tried this on the drive today and went both ways with it. In someways I thought I had it better but now the steering wheel is not centered now. And like an idiot I did not mark the starting point nor count the turns. It is easy to adjust I guess I just need to play with some. but the right tire does seem to be toed out a bit more than the left.
 
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