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I had to basically rebuild this bike of mine and ended up having a 1988 Foreman 350 with the rear and motor from a 1987 Foreman 350. Everything works well except it pulls to the left when you let go of the handlebars. Any ideas what is causing this and how to correct it?

Yes, it has all time 4x4

no brakes currently, thats next on my list

tires:
Rear: both 24x9.00 - 11
Front: both 24x8.00 - 11
 

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I agree with brakes, and assuming the unit just started doing this and not in a wreck etc., then look at the air pressure in all tires.
There wasnt any signs of a wreck on the 88 when I put the motor and rear in it. The 87 had it's front bumper mounts broken off and the rear rack was all bent up. But it never pulled.

I also looked at the frame while puting the motor in, nothing is bent.
 

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I agree with brakes, and assuming the unit just started doing this and not in a wreck etc., then look at the air pressure in all tires.
There wasnt any signs of a wreck on the 88 when I put the motor and rear in it. The 87 had it's front bumper mounts broken off and the rear rack was all bent up. But it never pulled.

I also looked at the frame while puting the motor in, nothing is bent.
from looking at these pics ^, I see low tire pressure.
 
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I agree with brakes, and assuming the unit just started doing this and not in a wreck etc., then look at the air pressure in all tires.
There wasnt any signs of a wreck on the 88 when I put the motor and rear in it. The 87 had it's front bumper mounts broken off and the rear rack was all bent up. But it never pulled.

I also looked at the frame while puting the motor in, nothing is bent.
from looking at these pics ^, I see low tire pressure.
thats the 87 before I took parts off of it :/

I didn't realize that it was the wrong pics until now. I'll be uploading pics of the bike in it's current state soon
 

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Ok looks like oddball wheels on the rear maybe you have a 25--the tires should all be equal in circumference. Otherwise measure the distance between the front and rear wheel at the hub cap. Both sides should be equidistant--the closer the better. I'm guessing here if one side is 3/4 longer than the other then maybe a swingarm is bent
 

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Thanks for the pics ,I'd go with tire pressure, lo么ks to me like the left side both front and back are low, are all the tires the same size ?
 

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stock size is 24x9x11's all the way around on that model. fix the low air pressure, then check your front end for alignment.
 

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and I see your missing your front skid plate, and front axle guard :).
 

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and I see your missing your front skid plate, and front axle guard :).
yea, waiting till I get this issue straightened out before putting them back on. they were always in the way at the moment
get your air pressure right, same size tires all the way around, front end aligned, and you will have a better ride :).
 

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Sorry for disappearing but I was busy with alot of things but I've finally was able to take another look at my bike. Turns out it was the tires, dry rotted to the point that there was slow leaks throughout the dry rot cracks. Also that my front left rim is shot.
 
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