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Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:02 pm

right scootrs have mailed me saying i dont need dampers with anti dive disc kit?? is anyone running same setup and are you happy without the dampers?? i do have mb prog springs fitted too? any advice gratefully accepted(as always)

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Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:23 pm

No u dont my dampers r now rusted in same postion

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Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:52 pm

an anti dive set up means you dont get the front end diving under braking but the front suspension still works exactly the same under non braking conditions . Dampers help absort shocks from bumps, potholes etc , damping will depend on the type of dampers you fit and whether they are adjustable and how hard you set them.
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Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:53 pm

You don't need them as far as dive on braking is concerned; however I prefer to use dampers to smooth out the bumps in the road, otherwise it can get a bit bouncy.
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Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:33 am

The reason for dampers in any vehicle suspension is to aid the spring in keeping the tyre in contact with the road. Without a damper the wheel can bounce too far and not be able to return to the normal position in time for the next bump...that's why they are called 'dampers'. In normal riding, you might not miss them but on bumpy corners you very soon would :o

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Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:59 pm

thanks all for replys... keep dampers it is then.. now just to weld the bracket to forks!! happy new uear to all

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Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:47 pm

I do run an anti-dive ScootRS outboard disc brake kit with dampers fitted to my DL150 (drum links with welded bracket to fork and bolt on lower damper support brackets) but (after years to be honest) I've found the weld on bracket (originally welded on by Innocenti!) fixing the legshield to the frame broken.

do you think that my welded on GP Frame/Legshield Bracket has broken because of dampers or what?

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Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:09 am

scooter_italiano wrote:I do run an anti-dive ScootRS outboard disc brake kit with dampers fitted to my DL150 (drum links with welded bracket to fork and bolt on lower damper support brackets) but (after years to be honest) I've found the weld on bracket (originally welded on by Innocenti!) fixing the legshield to the frame broken.

do you think that my welded on GP Frame/Legshield Bracket has broken because of dampers or what?
Or what ;)

I don't think this is related at all :-?
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Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:04 pm

Ive never seen a properly ;) welded top bracket break ive seen plent that have bent slightly upwards and some bent top fixings and a few sheared or bent lower fixing studs
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Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:20 am

shocky wrote:Ive never seen a properly ;) welded top bracket break
that's the reason why I'm asking for. Running an anti-dive ScootRS disk brake and bolt on dampers (that's why this is related to the topic soulsurfer ;) ) I was wondering if the break had anything to do with front suspensions....

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