Steering Damper Upgrade, any? - 2018 KTM 790 Duke Forum
 
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-02-2019, 09:31 AM Thread Starter
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Steering Damper Upgrade, any?

Hi Guys,

I decided to upgrade my steering damper. By chance, some of you are already familiar with the procedure and have gone through it?

Тhere are several options that I came up with:
  • Matris SDR
  • HyperPro CSC
  • WP ApexPro 7115

I bought the WP, but unfortunately it turned out that the kit had no tube clamp for mounting under the triple clamp. The included kit was just for mounting on a handlebar as usual. And now I wonder what to do and where to find the right mounting kit. Since the description stated that there was everything needed for installation.

Btw...In a clip on youtube I saw that some dude was just rebuild and changing the oil with different densities, thus dramatically improving the performance of the OEM steering damper.

How many of you find the installed damper weak and dysfunctional?

Thanks in advance

Cheers,

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-02-2019, 10:36 AM
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As you say certainly on the 1290r some owners have changed the oil on the original fitment damper to make it a lot better.
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