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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-08-2009, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Steering issue..is this a problem?

OK as i had my front end apart for the king shock install i ran across this on the steering column...not sure if this is the only one but what the hell arctic cat?
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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-08-2009, 10:38 PM
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looks like it will be an issue, got more pics?

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Oops! Looks a little off. WTF?
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sorry fellas no more pix, thought this one said it all...the column is rubbing on the frame horn in the front under the cooler basket...anyone else pulled theirs off to look at stuff...?
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Oh man that sucks.. I will check mine in the morning cuz mine has always seemed very hard to steer and does squeek sometimes when turning the wheel hmmmmmm...
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Checked mine and it is rubbing slightly as welll.. this could be an issue... can anyone else check their XTZ to see if they all rub or did we bend something???
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Does it feel like it is binding up when you steer?
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not really but it felt kind of loosey goosey when i first started driving it...Havent heard any squeaks . squealling or anything...Split
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I will call Mike at Prestige tomorrow and see if mine has wear marks on it,

Johnny has his at the shop, I will pm him see if he can look also

i am hearing rumors of billet steering racks in the works, but that is $$$

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post #10 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-13-2009, 12:20 PM
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i have a 09 xtx with 460 miles and mine has the exact same marks.
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