Ohlins Steering Dampner or Scotts???

7 replies to this topic
  • guidster

Posted August 02, 2002 - 05:10 PM


I was just on Ohlins web site and there is a Ohlins version of the Scotts steering dampner--identical! So the question I have is who really makes it???

  • guidster

Posted August 02, 2002 - 05:16 PM


It would appear that Scotts sells the Ohlins dampner--no wonder the little gems are so $$$$!

  • Fryboy

Posted August 02, 2002 - 06:58 PM


Ohhh but they are definately worth the money.

I love my Scotts/Ohlins damper.


  • yamaha.dude

Posted August 03, 2002 - 11:19 AM


I understood that Scott's helped to design it, but Ohlins makes them... Same colour and all, just a different name on them...

I could only get the Ohlin$ version here in Australia, but the Scotts Triple clamp. bolt on tower etc all fit - they are identical, even the spare parts are interchangeable..

But THEY are worth the money...


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  • Dodger

Posted August 05, 2002 - 09:23 PM


They are the same company..........

Dodger :) :D

  • yamaha.dude

Posted August 05, 2002 - 11:23 AM


I don't think Scotts and Ohlins are the same company... but the Steering Dampener product is identical except for the name on it...


  • Hick

Posted August 05, 2002 - 11:52 AM


I have an older version of the Scott's and it doesn't even have their name/logo etched on the piece. Just a sticker.

The way I look at it is Scott's is the exclusive US dist. of Ohlin's dampers and they rebrand them as Scott's.

  • Fastest1

Posted August 05, 2002 - 12:41 PM


Hick I really think scotts created it and sold the rights to Ohlins. They are the US distributor. I have had one for years(took it off of my roadracing bike) only thing I could use on my 426. I am not sure, about who the real manufacturer is but Scotts was 1st by years. :)

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