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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-02-2005, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
 
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piston style stabilizers...

I currently have a Hyperpro active steering dampner on my bike...which i love..but i'm planning on making it a more track only bike for next year...from what I've read...piston style dampners will damage alot easier(in a getoff) apposed to a scotts and gpr style stabilizer....plus they are supose to be a lot easier to work on...

so... should I think about getting a different dampner before the season starts? ...or wait to see what happens?...or am I just worring to much... anyone have experience with both styles that they can give me the pro's and the con's? I just really hate to get ride of the hyperpro...but if it's going to save me some money in the future...i'll do it
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What you are saying is true, the rotary(scotts) style damper do usually protect themselves better in a "getoff" situation. I chose to get an Ohlins damper and have not had any problems with it, but I haven't crashed with it either. In my opinion there is no reason to spend more money on a damper, when you already have one that you are satisfied with.
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how could this possibly save you money in the future? If you buy a new one now, or later IFF your hyperpro gets wadded. Cant lose anything by waiting my friend. Verdict: dont buy a new one.
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well..i could sell mine now... and buy one that is more crash worthy...before it's too late...

i'll probably just stick with my hyperpro though... i don't plan on going down that hard anytime soon(i hope!)... and I guess if i do...i'll probably have more things to worry about than a $400 dampner
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