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01-02-2013 09:44 PM
Snoshoe The rubbing may be from being out of alignment. or a bent rod check them out
01-02-2013 09:30 PM
Amerikanzero Great write up, man. Maybe this is why my left tire rubs the nerd bars slightly when I have the bars cranked all the way. �� Ya think?
12-24-2012 06:13 PM
Snoshoe Isnt that one for the trx 700 4x4 not the xx? no way to get that to work lol sorry
how bad is the oem? I was able to restraighten mine with some proper application of pressure. just be carefull the oem shaft has rather thin metal.
GBA Merry Christmas
12-24-2012 05:35 PM
leif So my brother ran my atv in to a tree and bent the sh!t out of my stem and bars. I bought a new set of bars from member Seabass on here (great guy, good purchase) and a new steering stem from Mrcycles.com (http://goo.gl/e40WM), #3 which in the picture appears to be the correct part. The part that I received, however, was quite different from the correct part.
I take off the plastics and the headlight, and look at my stem. I look at the replacement I bought, then look back at the stem. This is what I see:



The stem is very different from the one in the picture, and the actual one on the bike. It's about 5" shorter than it should be, and it's missing the entire steering limiter and mounting points for the tie rods. It also has these bolts welded to it (circled in red) that are not present on the stock stem. I'm not too pleased right now. I live in canada and getting this thing was a hassle, and any inconveniences are going to be quite difficult to resolve.
I think I will be able to take the stem out and weld it back true at school, but I will possibly need an extension of some sort like coolkev25 did. I dont know what tubing I'll need to do that but I should be able to figure it out.
Anyone have any thoughts? I'm pretty rattled about this whole deal, its pretty inconvenient.
12-08-2012 11:21 AM
M_Quick
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Lol I almost forgot all about this guy. It's been years since I watched any of his shows. I just goggled this info thou!

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12-07-2012 09:33 PM
Snoshoe When I first got my xx home the bars felt out of wack. I knew the prior owner rolled it and replaced the bars. but after a non manual tear down the OEM shaft had a 10 deg bend near the top. After a few wacks with a 10 lb hammer it was a little straighter but the tube walls are thin and now slightly flat. I ended up supporting it with some 2x4s and straightened it out to about 1 deg. Then a small ball peen hammer to fix the flats, reassembled and "good as almost new"
"If she doesn't find you handsome at least she'll find you handy" Red Green
04-01-2012 12:47 AM
700xxchris what do u need to remove the lower steering stem bearing or are they easy to get out i need to know ill have mine tore down this weekend im gonna go ahead and replace them while it out
06-25-2010 02:11 AM
Kartyman550 wow 5WOP3 you have everything
is that a rappy in the background?
good stuff
04-04-2010 11:08 PM
coolkev25 i had to fix my stem not long after i got mine! rolled it backwards about 3 times, before it bent! then i took it out, cut out bent area, replaced it with roll cage tubing, welded it back together. havent had and problems since.
01-21-2010 08:32 PM
rfshoemaker
Where did you get the steering staft?

For the shaft repacement, where did you get the shaft? Part number and cost?

Thanks.
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