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Old 04-09-2010, 12:09 PM
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Default Sputhe Engineering Dyna Chassis stabilizer.

For lack of a better place I'm gonna put this here.
I ordered an received the stabilizer kit from Sputhe after checking out the various makers of such things it came down to this or True Track and Sputhe just looked better.
This is the front stabilizer installed. Took about 1 hour to get it on.
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The rear one was the bear. As well as what the instructions said to do, I also had to remove the front muffler and the rear brake master cyl. which of course meant bleeding the caliper once it was put back on. It bolts to the right side of the rear trany mount so you have to remove the stock bolts and put the new ones in from the left side then the other piece goes where the mout bolts to the frame. Took about 4 hours total to install the rear one.
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Can't wait to get it out on the road and see if that squirmy rear end is gone.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:32 PM
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Whichever of the two kits we choose, fitting the rear bracket is a b1tch! But once on, the improvement is well worth it.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:38 PM
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i have the sputhe on my bike..i noticed a big difference in handling..also added a superbrace fork stabilizer...i like what both have done to my bike....hope you have good luck with yours..
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Old 04-09-2010, 07:43 PM
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Two hundred miles today most of it solo with about 30 miles heavy load (two up).
The stabilizers became apparent as I started down the mountain from my house, even at low speeds (45 MPH) there is a marked difference in the way the bike feels in the turns.
Once I hit the freeway and got up to cruising speed (70-75 MPH) the bike showed what its potential actually is. It was an entirely different ride on a freeway I ride all the time. The bike was rock steady and all the rain groves seemed to have vanished. I had to give the handlebars a little shake to make sure they still turned. At higher speeds 85-90+ the bike was as steady as while cruising. I's like I got a new and better motorcycle for the price of a set of stabilizers.
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Welcome to the "my bike rides on rails" club. lol.
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Old 04-11-2010, 03:41 PM
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My thanks again to Al at Dr.V-Twin for helping me get the right stabilizer out of all of them out there.
http://www.drvtwin.com/catalog.asp

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I finally pushed my bike hard enough through a turn (35 mph sweeper, going about 60mph) and felt the wobble that everyone complains about.

It is NOT very confidence inspiring to say the least. I normally don't push my bike that hard, but I was having a little fun.

Now I'm worried after some internal engine work if I'll be able to take advantage of the power.....might be adding these to my list of to do's before the heads/cams.
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I can tell ya it gets a little squirrely on entrance ramps under full throttle with 100hp. I think this mod may be a requirement with my new engine mods.
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Worth every penny in my book. If you do the install yourself (not very difficult) you can get by for less than $400.
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Yikes, I think the TT is on sale right now for $305
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