This is a photo of the Viking Steel Bungee replacement in working order - nosewheel on the ground. For mine, the middle nut was almost screewed all the way in. The side straps long nuts are screwed in so that when the nose wheel is off the ground, the horizontal tube(bottom) slightly touches the U channel side supports.

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Comment by Chumphol Sirinavin on January 18, 2018 at 6:55am

Hi Norm,

A friend suggested me using a stack of polyurethane 'donuts with small hole in the middle' in place of the coil spring ( approx. size each 4 cm.dia. and 2 cm. thick). They work smoother than the spring.


Comment by Normand Lambert on October 12, 2017 at 11:03pm
Hi Eddie, mine sits only about 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch higher than the V block...Almost touches it. Yours should work as well !
Comment by eddie hall sr. on October 12, 2017 at 6:23pm

hello norm my 701 looks the same as yours . The bottom setting on the nose wheel i have about 1/2 " space between the v block and the cross tube .What do you think ?

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