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first lets review, your sled is darting on straightaways?????
possible causes:
1.too much weight on skis
2.skis out of alignment
3.loose steering ball joints
4.too much carbide on ski runners
5.negative ski column camber
6.no upper gap at control rod sliding joint in rear suspension

possible solutions:
(these are number to corespond with the top numbers)
1.extend limiter straps and/or increase center shock spring preload or reduce front shock spring preload
2.adjust "ski-toe-out"
3.replace warn ball joints
4.use ski runners with less carbide
5. adjust camber
6.set full rate adjuster to hard position and/or increase rear shock spring preload


a bunch of things to check, i see that some were mentioned in a previous post
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by fxd:

What is the proper ski alignment?

I don't care where we go, let's just ride....[/quote]


1/8" - 1/4" toe out, That means the front of the skiis is a little wider than the rear

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wryjoker is right, the spec given is what polaris reccomends, im in process of aligning mine, so i will post when i finished and let ya all know how it comes out, and how i did it
 

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Just to add to the mix of "Proper Ski Alignment" you can not forget CAMBER...it is also an important angle in alignments...that angle will aide in turning. Camber is the tip in or the Tip out of the trailing arm where the ski leg goes through it.

Polaris is my way out - Other people just use a door.
 

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Good call. Many people are in the dark about that sort of thing so just spread the word and make the woods a better place!

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Oh yea, I alos saw that using Simmions Skiflex, flexiskis, or whatever with micro grooving will help out a lot to fix the problem. Has anyone ever had these skis?

 
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