ohlins steering damper

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Re: ohlins steering damper

Post by Ironzie » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:01 pm

FA i can't see your last pic so i don't know if your looking at the old ohlins/scotts damper or the new style i have ,although the new style looks so much nicer i don't think its worth the extra cash ,the main problem i find is because it spins on the large mounting bolt it has quite a few large orings and each one causes some drag so what u find is in slow traffic or movingabout the driveway it feels like the damper is turned on even when adjusted fully off then as the speed picks up it starts doing its job ,this was a real tight fit made harder by using the KTM ru bber mount bar clamps and ii had to make solid alloy bungs to replace the rubber bungs in the top clamp
,just don't think there is an easy way to get a damper on but if i can help/ advise gimme a shout

Sharkfin how did you manage to find new R forks

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Re: ohlins steering damper

Post by Erok68 » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:15 am

Porn piece, me like :D

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Re: ohlins steering damper

Post by SharkFinn » Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:06 pm

Erok - looks nice my friend
Ironzie mate - I looked at the kits Andreani...and Matris (which I would have gone with if I wanted the cartridge kit) sorry to both Eriks but decided on going with the original designers idea of weight balance - I have found a great balance with R shocks and just changed the springs to progressive springs and its perfect...really great...I seriously cant fault it. Personally I think the springs are the key to a great set up. Mine is now a bit more motard than before but I do like it...suits me..but then if we all like the same thing...oh wait we do

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