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Told my old man I'd check into this for him but I'm a little busy putting a top end in my RXL.

He's got a 95 VMAX w/USI plastic skis and that damn thing is really hard to turn. I'm not talking about an overall handling problem I mean you have to muscle the handlebars in order for the skis to move side to side. Need to get it fixed cause its the spare and my wife and my mom ride it and they can't muscle it around. I know thats not much to go on but I was hoping maybe it was well known issue with that sled or skis.
 

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Does it squeak when you try to steer it? My XLT had really tough steering when I got it and it turned out to be worn heim joints and the main post that attaches near the bulk head. Heim joints are about $10 - 15 each.

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i would try to see if the ball joints were stickin... some oil then grease.. maybe somone really torqued on the bolts.. and needs a lil loosening.. im not all to familiar with v-max steering unless its a model with a-arm and exterior showing suspension

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Jack the front of the sled up and see if it still turns hard. If it does it's something to do with a bushing, probably. One might be rusty? If it turns real easy then it might have something to do with toe in/out or camber or alignment or something like that. Just a though, Hope it helps!

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to add to this i would say to check for bent parts. Check to be sure that nothing is seized up as everyone else has suggested. Make sure that the tie rod ends are not pivoted off one way...make sure they are centered.

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If it does turn easy in the air first play with the limiter straps in the rear suspension this will move more of the weight to the rear making the front end lighter.(less ski pressure)

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