Steering stabilizer advice


6 replies to this topic
  • bcs

Posted September 07, 2009 - 11:17 PM

#1

Have a 2006 WR450. tomorrow I'm gonna buy a Scotts stabilizer, a sub mount, new protaper handlebars and cycra probend hand guards. Any disadvantage to this setup?

This is gonna raise my bars at least an inch. Will I have any problems wiht the length of cables or the front brake line?

Last question--in the stock position, the speedo/odo is already hard to see--its kinda low behind the number plate. When I raise the bars, I think this will be worse. Not good for dual sporting. What has anyone done to make it easier to read? Thanks!

  • kskyles

Posted September 08, 2009 - 12:48 PM

#2

you shouldn't have any issues with the brake line or any cables when you raise that handlebars.

  • pablo83

Posted September 09, 2009 - 06:35 PM

#3

Have a 2006 WR450. tomorrow I'm gonna buy a Scotts stabilizer, a sub mount, new protaper handlebars and cycra probend hand guards. Any disadvantage to this setup?

This is gonna raise my bars at least an inch. Will I have any problems wiht the length of cables or the front brake line?

Last question--in the stock position, the speedo/odo is already hard to see--its kinda low behind the number plate. When I raise the bars, I think this will be worse. Not good for dual sporting. What has anyone done to make it easier to read? Thanks!


I have a GPR sub-mount stabilizer with Zeta ATV High Bend bars. It's the tallest setup I could find, and all the stock cables still work. I use a handlebar mounted GPS for a speedo, but it's very difficult to read while riding.

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  • Navaho6

Posted September 10, 2009 - 11:42 AM

#4

Weldable post is better. The bolt-on post on my '06 comes loose on every ride. Very poor design by Scotts, Imo. Uses two tiny 4mm bolts to clamp on.

  • bg10459

Posted September 10, 2009 - 06:10 PM

#5

I have a sub-mount and CR hi bars on my WR. I had to get a +2" throttle cable, but that's it. You could rotate the throttle on the bars so the cables are on the bottom, instead. I've also got a welded post with nary an issue.

  • pablo83

Posted September 10, 2009 - 07:56 PM

#6

I've rotated my throttle cables to make them work.

  • dustdogg

Posted September 11, 2009 - 05:22 PM

#7

I have the BRP Sub Mount w/ Scotts stabilizer and it is well worth the $$$$$$$$. Mine uses the clamp on post and after 3 years it has stayed tight although I did use loctite. I did not have any trouble with the cables or brake lines being too short either.




 
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