Rocket pulls to the left when taking hands off bars since lowside last year

tribal

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2005 Rocket III & 2015 Rocket III Roadster
Update: while doing my stator and lifter parts repairs we tightened all the engine mounts to spec with the bike suspended on hoists.
It didn’t correct it 100% but seemed to help.
I also put new tires on so that contributed to the improvement.

Both of my bikes have the forks pushed up further into the triple tree to lower the front. I measured the length showing at one point and they were the same.

I may try sonnies fix
 

Rocket_Rider

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Jan 26, 2019
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Sydney Australia
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Rocket 3 Touring 2018
When I highsided my touring last year I had a front end wobble. Was convinced it was the frame - but after frame alignment check it was found to be straight. I disassembled the front end and reassembled it carefully following the workshop manual.... no more issues. I found the forks slightly out of alignment, headstock not torqued to spec and a bunch of other minor issues with how the stealer ship had reassembled it.... bars and forks out of correct alignment will cause a pull to one side?

a frame check should be quick and relatively cheap... if it ain’t that, I’d be going over the whole front end myself.

Good luck! Hope you find the answer soon.
 

tribal

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I thought I had it figured out.

I thought my Left analytical "Spock" hemisphere of my brain was too heavy causing the bike to pull to the left but I took a quick test
and it shows that my creative "Captain Kirk" Right side is equally balanced.

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