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Old 08-01-2006, 01:41 PM
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Default RTT Steering Damper

I bought an RTT Steering damper about 6 months ago. It comes with a new top triple clamp into which it is integrated. It also has a remote thumb control that can be sited near the grips so you can easily change the amount of damping while riding. The unit is a free to centralise type.

There were various horror stories about the seals not working well and units leaking. I spoke to RTT about this and they said the design had been changed and the problem cured. I have had no problem so far.

So far mine works great and I really love it. The thumb control is the icing on the cake - you can adjust the damping as the terrain changes. The undamped centralising makes the steering retain a light feel whilst having a good amount of deflection control. It feels so much better than the GPR2 unit which I am also familiar with. Looks very neat integrated into the clamp too.

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Old 08-01-2006, 07:10 PM
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I didn't know what the RTT steering damper looked like, so I found a pic on their product page. I attached it below for reference.

How is the fit with the gas tank?
Any issues removing the gas tank (such as having to rotate the steering damper post)?

Current: 2009 Yamaha FZ1
Previous: 2001 GasGas TXT280, 2001 GasGas XC250, 2004 KTM 200EXC, 2007 GasGas EC250, 2007 Husqvarna SM610, 2008 Husqvarna WB165
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Old 08-02-2006, 07:30 AM
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Yes, you have to rotate the post unfortunately to get at the tank bolt. I had heard the same problem exists with some other dampers and I guess your question confirms that.
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:26 PM
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Default RTT Stabilizer

Have a RTT Unit on my 2003 and put it on my 2006 and am going to put the same unit on my 2011. has worked flawless for the last 9 years. Great Unit.
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