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WP steering damper

Postby dipper » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:11 am

Can this be revalved to give a greater range of adjustment? Even on max damping it's still pretty light.

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Re: WP steering damper

Postby abc » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:22 am

Just replace the current oil with heavier grade oil and it will do almost the same thing
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Re: WP steering damper

Postby dipper » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:25 am

Good idea. I'll look into it

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Re: WP steering damper

Postby 46doohanok » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:11 pm

I have tried a lot of places even sent mine to a few who said they could re-valve it but no one could do it I gave up in the end, I agree the stock WP steering damper is way to light and doesn't really do anything :(
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Re: WP steering damper

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:58 pm

Is this for the 1290? If so I changed the oil for 20W. It helped but was still prone to headshakes. In the end I bought a HyperPro RSC damper. Quality bit of kit and the bike never shakes it's head now. A fraction of the price of the PP WP damper as you don't need to change the yokes.
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Re: WP steering damper

Postby Growler48 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:51 pm

Colonel_Klinck wrote:Is this for the 1290? If so I changed the oil for 20W. It helped but was still prone to headshakes. In the end I bought a HyperPro RSC damper. Quality bit of kit and the bike never shakes it's head now. A fraction of the price of the PP WP damper as you don't need to change the yokes.


Is the HyperPro a bolt in replacement or did you have to do some modifications to make it work?
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Re: WP steering damper

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:22 pm

Growler48 wrote:
Colonel_Klinck wrote:Is this for the 1290? If so I changed the oil for 20W. It helped but was still prone to headshakes. In the end I bought a HyperPro RSC damper. Quality bit of kit and the bike never shakes it's head now. A fraction of the price of the PP WP damper as you don't need to change the yokes.


Is the HyperPro a bolt in replacement or did you have to do some modifications to make it work?


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Re: WP steering damper

Postby dipper » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:08 pm

sorry, should have said it's for the 990


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