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Well, I just installed my Hyperpro RSC damper and it is a sweet lookin piece. I went for a ride today and the bike is just solid now. I have a couple of questions though. I installed the bracket facing forward instead of towards the tank like the instructions said to do but don't think that would be a problem. At the base of that bracket holding the damper is it supposed to be solid? or is there some movement there, my guess is from the o-ring on the attachment assembly. I was wondering if that is OK.
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Also, I didn't use loctite on the bolts just now just because I am most likely going to take off the tank again to fix my block off plates, since I need to make sure I installed them correctly. Not a big deal right? Just wanted to make sure. But I love the dampener and can't stop riding my bike...wish I was on vacation to just ride all day
 

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Supraman78 said:
Well, I just installed my Hyperpro RSC damper and it is a sweet lookin piece. I went for a ride today and the bike is just solid now. I have a couple of questions though. I installed the bracket facing forward instead of towards the tank like the instructions said to do but don't think that would be a problem. At the base of that bracket holding the damper is it supposed to be solid? or is there some movement there, my guess is from the o-ring on the attachment assembly. I was wondering if that is OK.
http://Zx-10r.net/gallery/displayimage.php?imageid=866
Also, I didn't use loctite on the bolts just now just because I am most likely going to take off the tank again to fix my block off plates, since I need to make sure I installed them correctly. Not a big deal right? Just wanted to make sure. But I love the dampener and can't stop riding my bike...wish I was on vacation to just ride all day
no loctite should'nt be a prob as long as they were torqued properly
 

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Cool....I wish I would have known about this one before I got my ohlins...I love the black one...
 

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yes, double check the bolts, mine just came loose one day and i loctited it, and every other damn bolt on there, this bike is a vibration machine for bolts. but ya, that hyperpro is night and day from not having one.
 

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mine came loose when we were just getting ready to get on the skyway. definetly use lock-tite
 

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I love my ohlins. Took it for a quick spin around the vario and it feels way different. Can't wait to feel it on the highway.
 

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SUPRA i installed miine exactly like you did, NO problems has been 2 months and about 1400miles. The bracket does not affect the way the damper operates. I did it for clearance near my tank. again NO PROBLEMS
 

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Supraman78 said:
At the base of that bracket holding the damper is it supposed to be solid? or is there some movement there
sorry fam. i know this is an old thread. but i just installed mine tonight. and i was wondering the same thing. the base and the bracket dont seem really tight. the bolt is in tight but there is a little play there. didn't want to keep twisting and strip something.
 

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I just installed mine tonight !

And I wondered about all the free play as well. My bud said "It's normal."

Coming home tonight, the bolt back out and I lost the o-ring (13) and washer (14). FUCK.

No, I didn't loctite. I'll go pick up a spare o-ring and washer, but I'm definitely going to use some non-permanent loctite.
 
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