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Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
I recently added a Tow-Pac Trike kit to my 2001 1600 Road Star, after install I tired the trike out and at 30 to 35 MPH the front end wobbled so drastically I almost lost it, however once I rached 45 to 50 MPH it smoothed out, any suggestions on what I can do to stop the front wheel from saking so violently, any help would be appreciated. I want to ride in americade in the nest two weeks, but need to get this corrected.
 
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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
I dont' know what would cause that, but I would call the manufacturer. That seems to serious of a thing figure out yourself.
 
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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
You should rake the front end if you put a trike kit on it. Guy here bought a Goldwing trike without a rake kit on it and he has problems too. Guess you could run a stabilizer until you can get a rake kit on it.
 
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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
You need a raked triple tree. The trikeI built my wife was the same way till I put on raked trees by raked cycle.
 
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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
Does anyone make a super brace for this bike or a stabilizer and thanks guys for all your help
 
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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
+2 on what the others said about the rake and stabilizer.

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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
hardone2get wrote:
You need a raked triple tree. The trikeI built my wife was the same way till I put on raked trees by raked cycle.
del23tfirst off and a smart man would take Dannys (hardone2get) advice
 
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Re:Front end wobble with added trike kit 3 Years, 3 Months ago  
Champion sidecars.com makes the EZsteer 6 degree raked triple trees for a ROADSTAR...like getting power steering
also I installed a Volkswagen steering dampner....
 
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