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I put one on about a week ago. Got it from the same place. They got my order out the same day I ordered it. I will have to look into those security bolts, just for a little more protection. The whole install took about 10 minutes. The directions explain everything. During normal riding I have only noticed an improvement cornering on rough roads. I haven't really hit any twisted at speed yet. The key is a little harder to get into the slot and turn after the install, but not to bad. I like way it looks, color matches the forks and covers the hole in the tree top.
 

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What setting do you personally like to use the most?
Also, is it hard to steer when going very slow?

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I've posted some pics of my Scotts install on one of my 03's. Very easy to install you won't need any tips. I can post again if needed. Email me if you have any issues!

Start with a softer setting and slowly work up without too much compression damping. You'll instantly notice a major improvement under hard throttle starts and early throttle inputs as the bike is coming vertical from any lean angle.

Slow speed is unaffected by the damper...a damper will never affect slow speed control if they have a range of settings and are properly installed. Mine is the business...I've always loved the Scotts (Ohlins anyways) dampers...you will too! The key thing is very true as number8 has written...easier with a single key rather than two keys on a key chain...still tough sometimes.

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My question is: does anyone have a scotts on their '03? The install looks very easy but I was just wondering how it went, how it looks now, and how it performs on the '03 636. Any promlems with the install or any tips?
Thanks guys.

I just ordered a Scotts Steering Damper today for my bike. From

http://www.hardracing.com/Shocks & Steering Damp/Scotts.htm

I paid $404 for the complete kit, $7.00 for the anti theft kit for it, and $12 S/H grand Total $423. I saw some on ebay but they were almost the same price for just the damper itself.

Its in stock and they said I would get it this wednesday may 7th.







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Scotts Damper = Peace of Mind ;)

- I installed one on my '03 last week and I have used it for over 400 miles so far and love every minute with it. I can say now that I would never own another bike without one again. Once you get one you will know exactly what I mean.
The smoothness, adjustablity and confidence you gain is worth every penny. Get one and you will be a believer too (got mine @ kneedraggers.com).
Yes, the bike probably doesn't need one with a proper suspension set-up and smart riding, but what upgrade can you do that adds the smoothness, adjustablity, safety, and peace of mind of a steering damper ? My answer : NONE !
I rode pretty aggressively on some pretty rough sections of road in the Adirondacks over the weekend and the bike turned ever so smoothly through the mountain turns and tracked straight as an arrow with all my hard throttle inputs (not a hint of twitchyness) on the flats through the valleys and on the broken parts of highway in some of the areas I rode through.
Installation was a breeze ! The key and ignition are a tighter fit, but a very small price to pay for such an overall inprovement. As far as install tips, just follow the direction and you'll be swearing by Scott's steering dampers in no time.

--- Better to have it and not need it, than need it and not have it.:)
 

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OK screw it, I am ordering one right now!
I keep putting it off but I know I really want one, just for that extra piece of mind.

-Jack
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It's funny Jack!
My name is also Jack. and I also have a black 03 636. But I am in Japan... and I just ordered a Scotts too! [:eek:)]

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yeah, I noticed that the other day.
my real name is John but my "online" name is Jack, the OGWG is from my Counterstrike clan "Old Guys with Guns".
I actually have the domain jacksjokeshop.com and I am working on putting bike picks up there now.

You stationed in Japan?

-Jack
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I might even have played counterstrike against / with you before :) kinda recognized the clan name. but it was well over a year ago.
I am in Japan due to work. Originally from HK. riding a bike here is dangerous, lots of dumb drivers, but it gets you there quicker than a car.
let me know when your site is up. I got a domain too but with only my old type R, S4 pics on there..... www.carbeast.com/cars.htm



Originally posted by OGWG_Jack

yeah, I noticed that the other day.
my real name is John but my "online" name is Jack, the OGWG is from my Counterstrike clan "Old Guys with Guns".
I actually have the domain jacksjokeshop.com and I am working on putting bike picks up there now.

You stationed in Japan?

-Jack
'03 636 black
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I maybe wrong.. but only the mount is different.

Originally posted by Snowsurfer

Do they only fit the '03 ? as im looking for somthing similar for my'02 636




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Well,
I received my unit today and installed her in about 10 mins.
My observations:
I can now take my bike to a higher degree of aggressiveness and sharper throttle responces. It makes the bike feel more soldly plantes to the ground. It also boosted my confidence a lot, and that inturn allowed me to really take the bike past limits that I haven't gone with it yet. The only bad thing was, I was taking a very sharp turn and the steering felt very heavy and I couldn't cut the corner tight enough. It made me go out wider than I wanted to. Good thing I wasn't taking this turn with other riders in a tight formation.
I dont know if this happened because I had the seeting up too high or because I have to change my lean to a sharper angle to compinsate for the damper. I will have to keep taking the turn over and over to find out what's going on though. Anyone else experiance this too?

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You should not have to make drastic changes to your riding style. Keep in mind that the Scotts unit is adjustable. Try dialing out a bit of damping.
 

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Any drilling to the bike? Sorry I'm a n00b. I want to order this today!
 

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No drilling or modifications necessary at all, just a breaker bar and socket to get the hex nut off of the triple tree to put on the one that is provided.
 
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