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wowsers,we are tired...started at about 8 this morning, just quit for the day, it was alot of adjusting, cussing, back and fourth, etc. Had to take off the roll cage, front plastics, steering column, to mention a few.

And on top of all that, they didnt put the wiring harness in the box, so i had to call, and they are sending to me overnite, be here tomorrow. Hopefully we'll be finished in the next day or so... and most of all hopefully its worth all the work.
 

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wowsers,we are tired...started at about 8 this morning, just quit for the day, it was alot of adjusting, cussing, back and fourth, etc. Had to take off the roll cage, front plastics, steering column, to mention a few.

And on top of all that, they didnt put the wiring harness in the box, so i had to call, and they are sending to me overnite, be here tomorrow. Hopefully we'll be finished in the next day or so... and most of all hopefully its worth all the work.
Hmmm....., sounds like a lot of p!ss'n around:(, Hope it works out well for ya.:)
 

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Lets hope, im not sure what there meaning of "Easy" Bolt on install.
 

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Glad mine came with it already lol
 

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Haha, I can imagine
 

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next time turn the instructions upside down fold in half, get zippo light corner on fire. Drink a 6 pack and get a 3 pound shop hammer it will go in with no problem
 

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We've put a ton of their kits on Rhinos. I have to modify the bracket on every one. They have a good idea, and it works great once it's finally installed, but they need to put more thought into the fitment.
 

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yeah, i got it all finished today, but it binding for whatever reason, guessing to much of an angle in one of the ujoints, so gonna get out in the cold weather tomorrow, and loosen up some bolts, do some adusting, i had no isues with getting things to line up far as lining up bolts with holes in the brackets, that part was ok, by far the hardest part, was lining up the ujoints to the connections on the motor. I talked to them today, and they gave me some suggestions, and if i couldnt get it resolved, i could talked to an engineer about it Monday. They even mentioned, if all else fails, sending an engineer to us. They said they've sold about 50 of the Viking PS kits.
 

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Got it finished up today, just took some adjusting, and its really nice. A great improvment for SURE.
 

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how much was the kit? worth it to go non EPS and do aftermarket install?
On there site its $649, but i contacted them throught the Rhinoforum.net site where they are a sponcer, and im a member cause that was the first site with a Viking section, before this came along. Anyways, they gave it to me for $590 shippped. They said they've sold about 50 of the kits so far.

I have not drove it a whole lot, it was raining and in the upper 40s today. But from what i did drive it, it was really nice, and so far, yes, it was worth it. The install wasnt the easiest, but it just took time to take the roll cage off, front red plastic, steering column, etc. It took alot of adjusting, all the holes lined up on the brackets, so that wasnt a problem, it just too time to do it. It seems really nice so far, Doesnt look iike its gonna warm up much in the next week, or dry up till around Turkey day. So it'll be a few days before i ride it alot.
 

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shoot bundle up jump in the beast and hit the east tx clay and ice for a little excitement. Were lucky if we get this kind of weather once a year. We were good for about 10 min runs then warm up for 30 min. Guess we arent built for this so its a good thing it happens just once a year.
 

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im glad to hear that someone actually purchased and installed it. i was out riding jeep trails in the washington mountains this weekend and decided that the PS is a must. after looking around and coming across this kit i will definately be buying before the new year.
 

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shoot bundle up jump in the beast and hit the east tx clay and ice for a little excitement. Were lucky if we get this kind of weather once a year. We were good for about 10 min runs then warm up for 30 min. Guess we arent built for this so its a good thing it happens just once a year.
Well i went around our 6 acres few times today, got a trail around it, some narror slow, some fast open, and the PS did great, i couldnt be more happy, relly enjoying it, makes a BIG diff over non EPS, id highly recommend it!!!
 

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hey Viking2k you think you could do a little DIY write up? It doesnt sound hard but some of us could benefit im sure ;)
 

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Its prety much what the install sheet says, i honestly dont even remember the socket sizes, etc. If anybody does get it, and has any questions, feel free to ask.
 

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I know this is an old thread but I need help. Just had Super ATV power steering kit installed by my dealer yesterday. Much easier to steer but has like you said some kind of "binding" when the wheel is turned. Not bad at all but annoying. Kind of feels like a cam turning over. And not just every full turn of the steering wheel but like every quarter turn. Pointed it out to service manager and he just said "but it's easier". Do you remember what it took to correct the problem? Guess my next call may have to be to the help number listed on the install directions. Any advice would help. Thanks
 

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Just did the install on mine a few weeks ago and havent had any binding. One thing the instructions say is leave pretty much all the bolts loose untill you get it all together, then tighten. There is a little adjustment in the mounts for the motor. Someone else had a similar problem, maybe they will chime in shortly. Its worth it and when you get it straightend out youll love it.
 

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wowsers,we are tired...started at about 8 this morning, just quit for the day, it was alot of adjusting, cussing, back and fourth, etc. Had to take off the roll cage, front plastics, steering column, to mention a few.

And on top of all that, they didnt put the wiring harness in the box, so i had to call, and they are sending to me overnite, be here tomorrow. Hopefully we'll be finished in the next day or so... and most of all hopefully its worth all the work.
here is a reveiw:
old man dunk

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Yamaha viking 3 (2014)

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Liberty,Texas

08-19-2015
Review of Yamaha Viking Power Steering Kit - by: old man dunkInstall went ok. Took me about 6 hrs. as i did it alone. I'm 70 years old though.You don't need to remove roll cage, remove hood screws and slide up and tie off.The power steering unit works great on my Viking.Should have got the factory eps wnen i bought it,but have it now and saved some money with the ez steer.

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yeah, mine had some binding when we first installed it, had to do some adjusting, and after that, it has done fine, had no issue's at all, and when i did install it, Super ATV was great to deal with over the phone for help, very nice folks.
 
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