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Old 01-09-2009, 06:32 PM   #1
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Scotts or GPR?!?!

Ok, So I bought a 954 and was really interested in the Scotts Dampner mainly because of the fine tunning adjustment it has and I am a little pleased with the way it looks... however, I seen Prodigy's post about the problems he had with it and others posted have the same problems. So now im debating... Scotts or GPR... Let me know what you Think... THANKS!
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Old 01-09-2009, 06:33 PM   #2
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GPR hands down
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Old 01-09-2009, 06:35 PM   #3
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Is there anything specific you don't like about the scotts?
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Old 01-09-2009, 06:41 PM   #4
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I've only had scotts but it worked just great.
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my GPR ver. 2 was spraying fluid all over the place after 6 months(2000 miles).

Put a scotts on the 450 and seems like the tolerances are much tighter.
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my GPR ver. 2 was spraying fluid all over the place after 6 months(2000 miles).

Put a scotts on the 450 and seems like the tolerances are much tighter.
haha... no good... Now i've heard neg. on both dampners... I'm still leaning towards the Scotts... but well see how I feel at the end of the poll...
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ive owned 2 scotts and both have given me problems purchased 3 different mounting kits for it until i finally bolted it to the tripple.

Ive borrowed 2 different gpr dampers mounted and felt more secure therefore I rode more comfortable and harder. Please keep in mind both were used and stressed more than the average rider.

Unfortunatly I purchased my second scotts before gpr was on the market and spent almost $425 thats the reason I havent switched to gpr already

p.s. you can ask around I would rather ride without one than buy another mount for mine, if your suspension is set right you shouldnt need a damper
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ive got 5 scotts dampers and none have ever givin me a problem. and the gprs ive delt with have all run out of fluid
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Scotts.
I'm regularly sending GPR's back for warranty. I've yet to have a Scotts fail.
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If I am not mistaken I am pretty sure the internals on the Scotts are Ohlin's parts. Don't quote me on it though.
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Thanks for all your input guys... I'm hearing alot of leaking going on with the gpr... More than likely I'll get the scotts, and If i have problems with the set screws I'll either drill into my tripple tree like prodigy, or purchase the scotts upper tripple with the dampner... Once again, Thanks for all the input!
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i have a GPR. hasnt failed me yet but i guess id better keep an eye on it from what im hearing...
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Wow! Bro, sorry to steal your thread but I'm also in the market for a streering damper, looks like I'm gonna be leaning towards Scotts.
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I'm regularly sending GPR's back for warranty. I've yet to have a Scotts fail.
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I've raced Scotts for years until I got a Hyperpro linear RSC (which I like the best of all of 'em).

Dampers, like lots of other motorcycle performance parts, need attention to perform properly.

In my experience, the rotary dampers like Scotts, GPR, Ohlins rotary dampers, require a bit more maintenance/ upkeep.

I'd sooner go with Scotts over GPR personally, they've been good to me on my race bikes when I've had 'em.
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Thanks Everyone... I appriciate all the input...
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