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Hey people, I got my wife a Raptor 350 a few days ago and I'm noticing the front wheel leaning out at the top and in at the bottom. Is there an adjustment to correct this? One side barely does it but the other side is leaning quite a bit. thanx for the help...
 

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have you wrecked it? which wheel is it? My front right wheel does the same thing but i dunno if thats from when i flipped it
 

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I have an 05 and mine has done that since it was pulled out of the showroom. My buddy has an 04 and his has done the same since day one. It's hell on tires and bearings. I've had to replace the front right bearing 6 times since I purchased the bike. He did his 7 times. I don't believe there's any adjustment for it and Yamaha wont own up to this flaw.
 

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Sounds to me like you guys need to adjust your tie-rod ends. I've never replaced wheel bearings in my warrior in over a year ( i know you guys have rappys). The reason your tires are wearing out so quick is because the tie rods are out of adjustment and its shoving the tire while your moving forward, its hard to explain. Lots of quads (I've especially noticed hondas) come out of the showroom needing the tie rods to be adjusted.

This thread is kinda old but no one had answered the question...
 

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Tie Rods adjust the toe, he's talking about camber. I haven't had stock A-arms on mine in awhile, but I don't think there's any adjustment on the stockers.
 

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I have an 05 and mine has done that since it was pulled out of the showroom. My buddy has an 04 and his has done the same since day one. It's hell on tires and bearings. I've had to replace the front right bearing 6 times since I purchased the bike. He did his 7 times. I don't believe there's any adjustment for it and Yamaha wont own up to this flaw.
Factory flaw???

I have a second hand 07 model, thought it had bent ball joint bolts, but this seems to be a factory flaw!!!

POSITIVE CAMBER off the showroom floor!
 

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Factory flaw???

I have a second hand 07 model, thought it had bent ball joint bolts, but this seems to be a factory flaw!!!

POSITIVE CAMBER off the showroom floor!

It is a factory flaw, my 93 warrior was like that, and one of my friends who owns a later machine is also like this..............

I think they screwed up in the frame.............
 

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It is a factory flaw, my 93 warrior was like that, and one of my friends who owns a later machine is also like this..............

I think they screwed up in the frame.............
Thanks for the confirmation, this topic has caused some heated debate!

All I then can suggest is after market a-arms with adjustable tie rod ends that you can also service individually.
 
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