Where on a 15 Viking can you wire in to a key accessory hot wire? Thanks
Is it a fact that there's no sense to run high test gasoline in our Vikings
Where on a 15 Viking can you wire in to a key accessory hot wire? Thanks
Is it a fact that there's no sense to run high test gasoline in our Vikings
Got portals on the way any advice on them
Rode at lake Murray yesterday. Ran into a couple of issues. Rode for about 7 hours tell I over heated due to clogged radiator. First thing was when taking off from a stop with slow acceleration it felt like the E brake was in gaged or belt was slipping untiI it got going good, then was fine. Didn't notice it until later. Rode threw sand, mud, and water. When I do a hard acceleration I didn't notice it, only at slow acceleration. I'm thinking the brakes need to be greased to free up the slides. Any ideas? Second thing is there anything or has anybody came up with an idea on how to keep the radiator from being clogged?
"IGNITE a BETTER WORLD" benefit ride June 24, 2017
201 Brown Street, Clendenin WV 25045 (Falling Rock)
$10 donation per rider / kids 6 under free / includes lunch
Login: 8am--10:30am --Contact Bill Carte onFacebook for pre-registration or more details
Ride the rest of the day through the guided marked trails
Say hello to our Sponsors:
WV RZR Riders
NGK Sparkplugs USA INC
Rollin Smoke BBQ of Sissonville
Marc Gerringer / TeamFAS Powersports
Side by Side STUFF.com
Burning Rock Adventures
Wagon Wheel Atv Resort
HillBilly Heaven Trail Guide Service
Blizzards Custom Cycles and ATV Accessories
,,,,,,,and more sponsors are still signing up everyday!!!
For more info & pre-registration please contact :
Bill Carte or WVMountainRiders on Facebook
Thanks to everyone that has already pre-registered
Anybody using Rotella synthetic 10-40 in their Viking?
If I put a big gun slip on exhaust on my 2016 viking, is it mandatory that I go on and buy a optimizer too to control the fuel or can I get by without it for running into issues in the future when riding?
Been thinking about getting a Viking just wondering how is the leg room on the driver side and passenger side
So in the final stages of purchasing a Viking EPS/Non-EPS or a CanAm Defender. I noticed that the SE model Viking is 64" and the EPS & Non-EPS is 61.8" . Sales dude at the dealer had no idea why the difference. Anyone? Also if anyone has experience with both bikes(defender vs Viking) No bashing please. I would love an opinion. I will be using it for very little utility around the house and more so trail riding. I am going with either of the two as I prefer not to have a 4 seater and I need room for two adults and my 9 year with special needs. I love the seating in the Viking as well as the grab bar more so than the Defender. I have lots of other thoughts on both, but would love any thoughts and opinions from others. Thanks!
Ok its time, we are within the 2 week mark until the 2017 Highlifter Mud Nationals in Jacksonville, Texas presented by Polaris! With that said, We will be running a "Prep for the Event" sale for the next 2 weeks. Includes Gatorwaders, Portals, Axles, Mud Tires, Lift Kits, High Clearance A-Arms, Winches, Roofs, Doors and everything else MUD related. If you think you need it, we will hook you up. Products from Highlifter, Super ATV, Turner, Motoalliance, Orb, Gatorwaders, and much more. Inbox us what you need or post up, we are happy to help and quote you!
How are the Vikings that are jackedup competing with the other brand bikes in the mud
Got a question for y'all. I sold my trailer today and I'm ordering the replacement next week. I'm going with a 77x16 tandem axle trailer. I've never had a tandem axle before. I'm thinking that I'm going to put 2 spare tire holders on it and carry 2 spares. Smart move or a waste of $150? Id hate to hit something and blow out 2 tires, but on the same lines I only carry one spare for the truck!
Hey guys sold my jagged X now I'm hoping to trade my Cucv Military k30 for a side by side, I can add cash.. these Dually Cucv trucks are very rare it's not your average square body Chevrolet.
Here's a small List of info
1984 K30 CUCV M1028A2 military truck 75k actual miles
6.2 j code Detroit diesel
TH400 auto trans
Custom 5inch exhaust
Dana 60'front axle with Detroit locker
Dana 70HD rear axle Detroit locker 4.56 gears
37inch military Goodyear OZ run flat tires
Humvee h1 beadlock wheels
7inch rough country spring lift
ORD flip shackles,
Truck has no rust holes that I've seen very solid,military CARC paint, new batteries,glow plugs,glow plug controller, ball joint/king pins,fresh oil change,etc.
could use a steering box and the tires do need balancing. Otherwise it's good to go. I drive it a lot pull my side by sides etc been on a few couple hour trips no problem.
Clear title in hand
Looking to trade for the following,again I CAN add cash. Really want a 6 seater Viking or a wolverine but would consider other 2 seater machines if need be.
Viking 700 VI/Viking 700/ wolverine 700 r spec
Rzr 900/900S/1000S/nice 800S/xp4/900xp4/800-4
Ranger crew/standard 900/nice 800
wildcat 4x/wildcat.1000cc only
Kawasaki mule pro fxt
Machines similar to those.
What's out there? Can add cash if need to.
Would also sell pm me if your interested in buying.
Will post more pics later
**Page Special**Our kits are shipped to you ready to install! Our "All inclusive" kits are designed and built with you and your machine in mind. Quality products and customer service is what we stand for. $350 to your door only for members of this page (MSRP $395)This price is for our gratitude to all of the member on this awesome page.. Veteran owned and operated #YouGetWhatYouPayFor #TopNotch #AnotherYamahaKitOutTheDoor #Viking #Yamaha #SoonToBeAnotherHappyCustomer #MunnsterSnorkels #AlaskaLife #AKUtv #AlwaysGoDeep
Took the sway bar loose to see how i like it. Ride is way better and flex's like crazy. Im wondering how it will handle on the trail now or be tippy? Any yall take yalls off?
So, I ordered a flip open and tilting super at windshield of some guy on ebay. Guy doesn't communicate at all. I start to get a bit panicky but 8 days later windshield ws up. But it's just a full windshield. Not the flip open one. I contacted ebay and they gave me his contact info on file.....a California number with a Wisconsin address. I may end up having to just keep the full with no flip but I'd really like the one I ordered...any one had something like this happen ?
New tires and wheels, love the terrabites!
Ok so my wolverine will start up for a few seconds and shut down anyone know what it could be? Pic for attention!!
Advice Please. Wanting to put a Warn Provantage 3500 or 4500 on my Viking 3. Just confused on which mount i need. Are the bolt patterns the same or not on these two winches? I would just like to get the right mount the first time.
I currently have the JBS extreme sheave with slug kit installed on my Viking 6 and want a little better top end speed. What weights should I order?? I'm running 28 inch Maxxis Bighorn tires and top speed on GPS is 50. I can't remember what weight I am currently running, bottom end is good tho.
Looking for some feedback between Bandit Trail Series vs Series 46 Gen 2 (Resi) shocks for my Viking VI. I am planning to upgrade the shocks on my Viking VI here in the next month or so and am having a hard time deciding between the 2 options for the VI.
I am also upgrading to 27" Blackwaters or 28" Ripsaws. Not running a lift. Use this machine for some basic trail riding and hunting, working around the farm, etc. I find myself questioning if I would hate myself for saving about $150 by going with the simple bolt on upgrade of the tail series, but am trying to get some input back from the masses.
Thanks in advance for your feedback.
Anybody ride with a friend that has a teryx? Found a smoking deal on a 15 Le just know nothing about them. Has the 800 motor???
Appreciate any info known
Is there someplace to buy the updated handles for the Viking.
It's under warranty but live an hour from dealer and he said he would have to keep it for a couple weeks.
Cheaper to buy them if I can
Anybody gone from a RZR 800 to a wolverine? I have a grizzly 700 and have always loved it's power and reliability. Bought a rzr 800 a few years ago and it was super fun but we are looking to upgrade. Wolverine looks pretty promising. Especially the suspension. I know the top speed isn't as high on the road but in the trails does it have enough snap to keep up with the rzr 800? Or new 900? Thanks guys and gals
Is anybody using a power commander?
Anybody els have super atv AArms and a 2in lift and have a problem with ur axles hitting the AArms ?
Have a weird question where should I mount the solonoid box for my Harbor freight 5000 pound winch trying to keep it high as possible to keep it high and dry. Should I try to mount it inside of a box to try to keep it extra dry and should I try to mount my circuit breaker inside a box to keep that dry also
Any suggestions on a clutch kit for a wolverine?
Deciding if buying the r-spec Se or something used. All depends how much use I can get.
Butler Pa. ( northwestern Pa.)suggested places to ride ?????
What's going own at JBS orderd parts for my Viking last Wednesday and was supposed to be shipped out Friday. I still have not got any tracking information and was supposed to go own a big ride today guess that's not going to happen. And I have not been able to get anybody own the phone all day Friday. Feeling kind of pissed.
I just wanted to introduce myself, I run RZRTracker.com If any of you have ever wondered about affordable GPS tracking for your ride. I'm unlike any other tracking company as I don't charge monthly fees or have contracts. just shoot me a message or ask a questions here.
Looking to sell my SxS... I have a 2016 Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec EPS. Blue, 4x4, locking diffs, efi 708cc automatic. I bought this brand new off the showroom floor just over a year ago. Completely stock and in mint condition. Has about 140 miles/ 12 hours on it. Its a 2 seater, and im selling to get a 4 seater as my family continues to grow, and my beautiful Wife will not drive her own machine so we need to all fit in one... i have the owners manual and both keys.
Asking $9500 CASH NO TRADES PLEASE
Call/ text Adam 517.662.9952
Located in Blissfield MI 49228
We all know our headlights suck so after going threw all the posts and trying different bulbs I still was not satisfied so I combined everyone's ideas into these.I first baked the lights in the oven at 350 and yes the wife was at work lol... Then pulled the factory lights apart.I purchased the LEDs off Amazon for 26 bucks and the ledstrips for 6 bucks and with some measurements cut the back of the factory lights to hold the led pods I had to grind the pod bracket so it would sit flush inside the buckets then used commercial glue to hold them in.I also put the green strips inside the lenses then put it back together.So now I have green glow for the lows and bright ass lights for high.
With All the guys Chopping their cages the urge to do mine is real tempting . What size pipe are you sleaving it with.
I was in the middle of plowing my driveway and road when I lost all my power and my Viking died in the driveway. I jumped it with my Jeep and the battery meter on the Viking showed 12.3 and quickly decreased to 8.3. Could this be the voltage regulator? Or something else. Is there an alternator? and belt that could be the issue? The only extra power used is for the winch and the Hydro-steer on the plow. I don't have any light bars mounted yet.
Please, any assistance is appreciated. There is a lot of snow to plow still and more is on the way!
How long would you expect to take to do the Sheave wet clutch slugged upgrade if you were going to pay somebody to do it
I was going to get this for my 2016 wolverine to lower the exhaust temperature. But before I do i was wonder if it come with its own set of troubles. I read somewhere it makes them hard to start
Question for those who have connect the reverse lights with the factory trigger wire and connections.
I pulled one of the factory relays and made a pig tail and spliced into the wiresunder the front passenger side and on the bed and got it working correctly with the factory relay. But I have a relay left over from some other projects and when I try to connect it I either get the reverse lights on all the time or they will go off when it's put into reverse any input if this relay will work or not ???? The one relay is on the leftand my eBay relay is on the right I bought a five pack for my switche panel and they all work fine
where are y'all mounting this type of fuse block? looking to order one since i have so much crap attached to my battery now with 4 lights and a fan switch
Just wanted to give a shout out and Kudos to the folks at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. I had a small issue with my TUSK turn signal kit and called them, not I am in Honduras and toll free numbers do not work from here so it was a call out of country on my dime which I let them know just so there was not a long hold, No problem they said, we will call you back, Gave them the international code and number and if 5 minutes they called me back with resolution to my issue. Lots of places offer the same or similar products, it's all about customer service and with my experience, they have it . Thanks Rocky Mountain
Does anyone think Yamaha will put out a 1000 Viking and Viking 6 soon?
Anyone have trouble with axles on a Viking with a 3" bracket lift and 2" spring pucks. Seem to be in a pretty good bind.
has anyone road
mines and meadows in
i'm heading there at the end of april how was the riding
there is 8 guys going if anybody can help point me to some lodging
So if you were to build the ultimate mud machine what would it be?
Looking at doing a full build. Love to hear some input from everyone.
I will probably want something atleast on 32s maybe portals...etc.
Hey guys, I need your opinions on something. I ordered a highlifter signature series bracket lift for my 16 viking three seater on 12/22/16. The kit came in on 12/30 and was missing all the brakets but one and all of the spacers. I called the number on the invoice which was a company called adrenaline junkee and spoke with a girl who told me it would be the Jan 2nd before she could let me know what the process would be to get me either the correct parts or a return for a new kit. I never heard anything that Tuesday, so I gave it more time and I called again on Jan 12th. The guy I spoke with said that because I dealt through Ebay I would have to submit for a return through them. I went home that evening and submitted for the return and was responded to on the Jan 16th. The man was named Mike and he apologized for the trouble and said he would personally check the outgoing package for all parts as soon and they received my return package. Well I got the replacement lift kit today and when I opened the package I pulled the parts out and checked them off of the installation manuals parts list. The ziploc bag that was holding the spacers had a hole in the bottom and 2 different sized spacers are missing. So first thing i did was emailed the vendor who sent my the message through ebay and told him what was going on. Now, 2 1/2 hours later he is accusing me of taking the brackets out of the first package and now removing the missing pieces out of this second package that he and another person checked before they sent it out. Am I wrong for feeling as if this guy has pretty much taken my money and called me a thief? All I wanted when I ordered this lift kit was some ground clearance, not a lighter wallet and nothing to show for it!!
You have been waiting for them now they are here!
Yamaha Viking & Wolverine HD Forward & Rear, Offset High Clearance control arms made in the U.S.A. by Five Star Customs.
Forward arms can be made with 0" to 2" Forward Offset and 0" to 3" of lift.
Rear Arms come in 0 Offset 0" to 3" Lift also
The 3” lift is built into the arms no brackets required and it will clear a 30” tire with no rubbing. The kit is designed to use the factory axles, ball joints, and steering. You can use the, Offset High Clearance 0 lift arms with a lift bracket.
(2" & 3" LIFT ARMS SHOULD NOT BE USED WITH LIFT BRACKET WITHOUT AXLE UPGRADE)
All Control Arm's carry a LIFETIME WARRANTY!
Control Arms Come with HD Bushings, HD Bushing tubes, and your choice of basic powder coat color (Red, White, Black,Yellow)
Upgraded Bushing, Axle, and Color Options Available Upon Request.
Front and Rear set 1100
We can also make 6" lift kit for the Vikings & Wolverines to.
Wheel spacers are recommended with the factory wheels due to the offset. Aftermarket 14” wheels will clear with no spacer.
I have a 2016 Viking it was a toss up between the Yamaha or the can-am for hunting steep mountain country...the reason I chose the Yamaha was the same as choosing a Toyota over a Range Rover...however I've found that the Viking seems noisier ? And with 3 people it bellies out on every rock you see unlike the can-am so what's the best lift kit value for money fellas ?
I appreciate the add. I'm going today to check out a new V6. I realize they are a 700 so the power could be a little better. I'm thinking about a lift right off the bat. What's the biggest tires you guys think are feasible? I ride in Tennessee in the mountains but also will be used by my dad and I as our hunting machine. Any info and advice would be greatly appreciated.
I'm in the market to buy a new side by side to replace my jeep. I'm pretty sure I don't want a polaris. I've narrowed it down to a yamaha or the kawasaki teryx. Why did you choose the yamaha over others?
Made my heat shield for my rear diff. Made it out of .025 mill aluminum sheet from Lowe's. Just used my wood tool box and a junk one by I had laying around, and a rubber mallet. Seems really sturdy with the extra bends in it for anyone looking to do a at home project
Any Viking owners running bandit shocks and arched rear a arms ? If so any fit issues ??
So my 30" light bar was mounted to the roll bar under the roof, but when I installed the windshield it washed light down the windshield too much (even with blocking the edges with foam, which I did not like). Mounting on the roof isn't an option because it's sure to get damaged or ripped off. I wasn't sure where else to go, thought about mounting to the rack on top, front wouldn't work because the clamps would fall on the angled front bars of the rack for this width light bar, and if I put it on the back I figured as soon as something is put on the rack the light will be worthless. That left under the rack, there's just barely enough clearance, and I was skeptical about how well it would do but it does nearly as well as it did being up high, and the bonus is you can walk around the machine without getting blinded. I do have a piece of bed mat cut and strapped to the rack which keeps the light from coming up through. Thought I would share for anyone else who might have the same dilemma. Clamps were purchased at Tractor Supply. Only thing is it can't be perfectly centered on the machine because of how the rack is fabricated.
Been discussing with a friend and fellow Viking owner what wheel/tire/lift combination to go with. I like the ITP Blackwater Evolutions and have heard good things about them. I know I can go 27" on stock wheels without a lift kit no problem and likely not need any clutch changes. 28" seem to be on the verge of requiring clutch upgrades and a lift kit (strongmade seems to be the most popular lift kit). If I am going to buy all that I might as well go with 30" tires and 14" wheels like a boss with the full JBS clutch upgrade. We ride in Montana without too much mud but lots of trails with hard packed and rocks. Also do quite a bit of riding in the snow. I would love to have more clearance but want to keep the reliability of the stock setup. Don't want to start busting axles on the trail.
I just spent sooo much time trying to program the the new radios for the JBS Spring Ride with the channel list someone posted before, hopefully this is correct.
I ordered the Baofeng GT-3TP set and the factory software disk was highly frustrating and a huge waste of a lot of time. Finally, did a little reading and downloaded CHIRP instead. After figuring out that you first download an image of your radio, import the CSV file with the channels you want into that file, you can then successfully upload to the radio. Second radio was a 10 second breeze after figuring all that out! Are there any other parameters that should be set?
Finally got the light bar put on the Viking after a long while of trying to figure out how to mount it and still be able to use the folding windshield. Didn't want to mount on the roof, figuring that at some point it will probably hit something on the trails. Rather break the light bar than the roof, the bar is considerably less expensive than the roof,lol.
Tejas Motorsports fixed me up on these cool brackets that work perfectly and look good too. I always thought the Viking had decent lights untill I turned this thing on, holy crap it's like daytime!!
I been watching a shit ton of videos ragging on the wet clutches and belts and come to this conclusion....
I always had a Honda or Yamaha 4 wheeler with a transmission. The first belt drive I ever got was the '99 Grizzly I put 30" Vampires on her, and learned to "feather" the driveline. A coworker.......giant ass college football playing lineman.....bought her in 2003 when I bought Rhino serial number 224......one of the very first. Ole co worker replaced the belt in the Grizzly THIS year, just because.
I NEVER had a moments trouble with the Rhino with 29" Mud Lites.....and she's still running today with the ORIGINAL clutch and belt.
I am NOW wheeling a '15 Viking......Rhino is now a camp ride...on 32" Monster Mayhems......never a bobble from the clutch, as I KNOW how to ride/drive a CVT, and after installing the JBS slugs and sheave and weights.....I just don't get why folks tear their shit up.......TBC......
Wanting to enclose the cab one day but after seeing the prices on the hard enclosures I was wondering how everybody who has installed the frame in door kit likes there's. Questions for it are does it hold in heat? (Assuming you installed the heater as well) and does it come with a inside door handle attachment or do you have to reach through a flap to open the door from the outside? Pics of the inside and installation would be great. Not really interested in the soft covers, just thinking it be a pain in the butt getting in and out a bunch of times when needed.
I just got off the phone with a buddy that works at the Yamaha dealership. I was going to purchase the extended warranty and he suggested waiting until the year is almost up on the manufacturers warranty before I do it.
He's told me that they have sold a bunch of these and not one has come back with any major issues yet. I asked about the lean fuel issue and he told me that there is nothing to worry about. I think the Canadian version has a better mixture because we don't have the glowing exhaust problem here.
He told me that viking sales are dropping and wolverine sales are way up. These things are a good combination for work and fun. I would have to agree. I love mine
I know some folks are sharing that their engine gets super hot and that pipe in the back turns red. Is a heat shield the best fix for this? If so I'll hit up JBS and get one from them. We're running the machine on the streets here with 15 degree weather in the snow.
It also smells a bit weird from the snow burning on the engine which I'm not concerned about.
Any body on here no of any one that is wanting to buy a viking ?
Jbs clutch kit with slugs
New wet clutch
New 5k winch with synthetic rope used one time
New fuel pump
New front wheel bearings
Replaced the back breaks about 40 miles ago
New motor with about 15 hrs on it due to the factory defect with the 2014 models
30" Mudderinlaw tires with about 90% tread left
Custom top I built it has 4 marine kicker 6.5 speakers
50" light bar on front and 12"on back
I can get all paper work on the new parts from the dealer if wanted
I have a 2016 wolverine r spec Eps alpine white special edition. Has a 2" superatv lift kit 28" outback max on 14" battle wheels. Full Hunterworks clutch kit with new sheave and slugs in wet clutch. Has a power commander 5 with power tip on exhaust. 8 speaker Bluetooth sound bar. Green underglow rock lights. 5000lb badland winch. Half windshield. Never snorkeled mainly used to ride around our property. Has 913 miles and 87.6 hours. Asking for payoff or someone to take over the notes. Needing to get another vehicle. Also have the full Yamaha shop manual and spare oil very well maintained. Text 6625714908
Had seen someone on YouTube run there lightbar to their high beam switch. Has anyone done that or is it just as easy to run a switch?
Anyone having problems with water coming in their Yamaha folding windshield where it folds? Also I'm having trouble with this joker being able to hold my yeti now.
Took a little ride today on my 17 wolvy up on the mountain starting going up a pretty steep hill in 2wd (low gear) started spinning so u flipped it into 4wd (not diff lock) went up great until the hill got even steeper then it just felt like the machine went into neutral and stopped I hit the brakes put it into diff lock and tried to proceed up the hill and I did the same thing I could smell the belt burning so I backed down the hill and put it in diff lock and walked right up it I did have the transmission in low the whole time has anyone else had any problems with belts slipping? My machine only has 60 miles on it I haven't had it in any deep mud or water mostly just trail riding and on the hard road thanks for any input
Can anyone help with info on oil change. I would use Yamaha stuff if available but it is not, We have some here that specify motorcycle 4 stroke alonge with general purpose, and many other variations. I do not want to mess the clutch up
Need to redeem yourself after your spouse got you a awesome gift?! Well we still have our END OF YEAR SALES going on!
Check out our current sales!
2' - $40
3' - $55
4' - $65
DREAM WHIPS (pairs)
2' - $150
3' - $200 (free shipping)
4' - $225 (free shipping)
Check out the video for dream whips
8 PACK RGB BLUETOOTH UNDERGLOW
Send us a message if you have any questions!
Does anyone have feedback on the Seizmik framed door kit?
I searched and didn't get much info on it except one member said he liked it in a thread.
I bought the Velcro cab but I think I'm gonna sell it cuz I get in and out of the cab too often.
Ok have a quick ? I have a 14 viking and I just noticed an oil leak coming from bottom rear of motor so I weeded through posabilities and came across a bolt with an oil hose hooked to it by the drive shaft on rear of motor seems to be dripping from there anyone had this problem?
The ones of you with a folding windshield how much do you seriously have it folded down? I'm having a hard time deciding on a full or half...
Considering selling OR TRADING my 1 owner 2016 Kawasaki Mule Pro-DXT.
Paid 15,500 for it months ago..
These transform from a 5' bed to a 6 seater in 20 seconds...
It's has a 35 hp Yanmar diesel, pretty fast, will pull like a tractor!
Same motor just like the John Deere tractors. It has 250 miles and 30 hours.
Like new, no issues. Has 4 year warranty from Kawasaki.
Has full roof, ( 700.00 )
And full tilting windshield ( 500.00 )
Otherwise, bone stock.
Locking diff, turf mode, power steering.
Selling to get a Yamaha wolverine
Wife don't ride it around the fields like she said she was.
Title in hand.
Looking for 13,000 or trade for the right wolvy
Alrightly boys and girls; I've had a Yamaha dealer proffer a 2017 YXZ, for what they're saying is "significantly less than MSRP."
My holdout though, is that I was (and still kinda am) set on a Wolverine- I wanna tow some garden trailers, haul stuff around the yard, and blast down local rutted, muddy, washed out trails without a worry.
With those points in mind, the Wolverine always made sense to me.
Show or tell me how the Wolverine makes better sense, because this offer is beginning to speak my language of bad decisions.
Quick question will a 3500 lb winch work on a 3 seater viking tractor supply has them on sale right now they are travelers brand I have had good luck with those on other things I have put them on just wanted to make sure that the 3500lb would be enough
I bit the bullet and got a wiper, glad I did!
Question... I recently bought a Yamaha wolverine and my dealership said to bring it in after 20 hours so that they can perform the first maintenance. The dealership advised that it would cost approximately $300... what all is done in the first maintenance? And would it be wiser to do it on my own?
So I wanted to see how hot the CVT exhaust gets while romping in the sand dunes. But didn't wanna pay the Big bucks for a air temp gage and sensor. So I did the next best thing. Got a 20$ digital cooking thermostat and it had about a 3 foot lead with it. From Walmart. Ran the lead threw some small siphon hose. And drilled a small hole right were the cvt exhaust pipe starts to exit the cvt. And plunger the probe in and sealed her up with a bit of plastic dip. Went out and ran about 3 miles. In the desert trails and climbed a few washouts and spun all four tires climbing up em. It's about 70* here today but the belt temp never got over 117* with tow adults in the bike. The dunes testing will have to be later on.
Has anybody ever installed the Yamaha folding windshield on their Yamaha Viking? I'm having a hard time figuring out how to place the hood stays on the body of the Yamaha Viking
Looking to selling my 2015 Yamaha Viking VI EPS to possible get something smaller or take a break from the off-roading. Only has 212 miles on it. High lifter lift kit 2". I have two other sets of wheels and tires that go with the machine. Have a ktf stealth winch 4500. Hard roof. I recent purchased the two front seats. They are awesome. The wheels are 15" ITP with 28" Kanani mongrels. Machine has never been in thick or deep mud. Used on the farm to get from one point to another. Also have another set of plastic that came on it new which is hunter green that will go with the machine. I am open to offers but you want find a nicer used machine. 12,500 obo will get this machine. Looking to move soon. Located near Danville, VA.
I just got the extended service offer in the mail for my wolvie. When I bought it I really didn't think I would need it. Does anybody out there have any trouble free miles?????
Installed the DynoJet PCFC today . DynoJet has only 1 file available for the vikings . It's a mild tuning file to work off of . Tested the trim controls today Low , Med and High . Adjustments work fine in all trim levels and very easy to use .
so my truck is stuck in 4wd high since last night. I replaced the solenoid iew both 4wd and 2wd. still didn't seem to change anything. seems as though its a vacuum acuator according to everything online. so I need to take it to the shop it's about 13 miles away mostly highway. do you think it's safe to drive slow or should I have it towed through aaa.
it's a 2003 ford f150
Had a little snow fall for first time this year so had to try it out! Love it
For sale $8500 OBO
2014 Viking SE tactical black EPS
26x9x12 BH 2.0 6ply
26x11x12 BH2.0 6ply on stock SE rims
Has under seat storage
Front and rear windows
Boss Bluetooth stereo w/ 4 speakers not a lot of bass but sounds good and can hear it just fine while riding
JBS Extreme sheeve installed May 2016
4 Cree LEDs
86 hrs just shy of 600 miles
All maintenance up to date
It does have some scratches from trail riding and the rims some rock rash from Lost trails in NE PA
I do use it around the yard and have hauled gravel and sand so the inside of the bed has lots of scratches
Runs great I've had it up to 55 mph (GPS) on the road in front of my house
Phalanx Off Road getting ready for some air fuel testing and tuning . Stock Exhaust vs Yoshimura Exhaust air fuel comparison logging . We installed the Motec A/F unit . Will see tomorrow ....
Anyone having squeaking problems while rolling was doing every now and again but getting worse and doing more often than not now, any ideas??
Clutch tuning is an art and it isn't everyone's cup of tea. Everyone seems to think they are the master of it, but in my +33 years of clutch tuning experience, very few actually know what they are doing. Many tuners are confused about which component of the clutch should be used for what kind of tune you are trying to achieve.
First off, there are many more factors to look at here. Many people believe that the secondary spring controls your engine rpm during low end power delivery and in an attempt to provide more power off the bottom, continue to add larger and stronger springs. It does control this to a point, but that's not what it is there for. Engine rpm is controlled by a ratio of weight vs. spring pressure. The spring size is determined by the amount of torque your engine develops, too light of spring and you will slip your belt, too strong of spring and you will never reach your maximum speed potential while you chew up belts from over pinching. The correct setup will have a secondary spring with just the right amount of belt tension as to not slip the belt, then the weight of the rollers can be adjusted in order to achieve the correct ratio to produce maximum torque through engine rpm. This may very well of been one of the problems with FordTruckMan's cvt.
Another problem is what us engineers in the plastic industry call "Slip Stick". This refers to the ability of the sliding roller to move from a resting point. Even though some plastics are self lubricating, they also tend to stick in a resting position until enough force is applied to get them moving. Over drive weights (originally invented by Hunterworks, now abandoned and used in JBS sheaves), suffer from this problem. Combined with the large surface area at the top, OD weights tend to require large amounts of force to begin sliding. The problem which arises is that once there is enough centrifugal force applied to the OD weight to begin moving, the weights tend to slingshot to the outer edge of the clutch. This may produce a great acceleration effect, but will not yield a smooth performing clutch on technical trails and over obstacles. Round roller weights have very little surface area exposed to the clutch surfaces producing very smooth and controlled clutch performance.
So how do the heaters folks have been installing handle mud and water? Looks like it's nearly impossible to mount the heater up high enough to avoid getting swamped. Mounting in the center console or under the seats looks to be the safest.
But what if you swamp the rig a bit? Cleaning the rig?
I'd like a heater for my Viking, but it'd only be for riding in Sept-Oct, Nov at the latest. So I don't want to get the heater and then have to try to protect it from the elements all summer long or have the heater ruined from getting the Viking a tad too deep..
Wondering if those with heaters don't typically ride their Vikings through mud bogs in the summer anyway? or if I'm worrying over nothing? (I do that a lot, lol)
Hey guys I'm thinking of making homemade spring spacers does any one know the Spring spacers diameter of the PVC and coupler I need . Is it a 2inch PVC and 2 inch coupler or what. I'm making it only 1 inch think
What spring compressors are you guys using to take apart your coil springs. I have a set of the spring spacers I wanna put in until I can save up for a set of shocks.... After I save up for a clutch lol.
How many watts are you guys running on large or multiple light bar setups. Originally I was just going to get a basic 32" over a 50" to save some stress on charging system but I really like the look and output of these triple row led. The basic 32" bars are advertised at around only 180w and this bar is at 405w. Im looking for a light mostly for plowing my drive and I have a boss hydraulic setup that will pull when I actuate the cylinders. I don't run any other accessories but do have EPS. I also plan to just add some small back up lights for when in reverse. Just worried this will pull too much.
Any recommendations on a place to stay for a group of 8-10 people in Brimstone? Looking to make our first trip there in early March. Also, How are the trails there? Thanks for the input!
So here the offer I was given.. 2016 Viking 700 with roof and power steering 0 miles $12,800 out the door or 2016 pioneer 700-4 no roof, no power steering, no low range, BUT shaft driven no worrying about belt for$13,100 out the door... suggestions please!
Throttle MAXX is hosting our first Black Friday through Christmas sale. All Throttle-MAXX products $10 off, with free shipping and a free decal. Small business, family owned and operated. American made with all American steel. Easy to install, allows smooth gas pedal on any terrain. Tall or short, experienced or brand new to the side X side, you'll want it. Throttle-MAXX Side X Side gas pedal accessories will eliminate that annoying throttle surge and foot, ankle and shin pain from long hours on the trail.
Take advantage of this Christmas sale for yourself or get a great gift for your friend or family member.
One of the most necessary but inexpensive after market mods available.
Log on today and see what Throttle-MAXX can do for you.
8FT DREAM WHIPS ARE $125
2FT SOLID COLOR WHIPS ARE $35
Solid color whip:
2' - $50
3' - $60
4' - $70
6' - $90
2' - $100
3' - $115
4' - $125
6' - $150
8' - $185
2' - $150
3' - $175
4' - $200
6' - $275
8' - $350
LIGHT BARS -
24" RGB LIGHT BAR $175 (6K lighting)
32" RGB LIGHT BAR $250
44'" BLUE BACK LIGHTING LIGHT BAR - $250
UNDERGLOW STARTING @ $5/pc
SALE STARTS THURSDAY NOVEMBER 24TH
SALE ENDS MONDAY NOVEMBER 28TH
Feel free to contact us about deals on custom orders
Free shipping on orders over $350
I was looking at the Team Concours switch panels and I was wondering what the six options you people chose for the switches.
Ok any help would be great. Every trip out we have had our temp light come on. I've stopped and let it cool off each time as well as making sure the radiator is cleaned after big mud holes. The check engine light has also came on twice then turned off. The coolant level is right above full and the oil is perfect as well. Does anyone else have a problem with the temp light coming on while trail riding ? When I'm at home and just riding around I've never had the light come on.
Okay so I've been neglecting this thing. First wash since I came back from my last trip.
It pissed me off pretty good it did great the whole trip right up until the last night I was there. It just dies. I was hitting a few "I don't know what you'd call them" small jumps on the trails and it would shudder kinda wanting to die well after a little while it just flat out died on me started it back for 15 mins and it finally cleared the clog and ran fine all the way back to camp. And when I say it started back I mean I turned it over for 35 mins and floored the gas multiple times. As soon as I put in in low and pushed the gas it would die.
CAN SOME ONE HELP ME! If not I guess it'll be going to the stealership.