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Hello to everyone, I'm new here. I've been riding 3, and 4 wheelers (4X4's) for over 25 years. I started riding a DS650 last March, I bought ( he didn't want to sell it to me, because he don't want me to get hurt ) it from my oldest son. He bought it new in 2005, a leftover 2004. I always liked it because of the way it rode, the suspension is soft compared to his 450R. I know its a big sport quad, but I also ride a Honda Rincon, and still do. So the DS is like a toy to me. My question is this I'd like to put a steering stabilizer on it, because on a good dirt road at high speeds the steering is twitchy. I don't care for that very much, I was looking at a streamline stabilizer at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Its also rebuildable for a fair price. Any replies are welcome, thanking you in advance, Anthony

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the stabilizer will be your best investment by far.. the stick types are cheaper then the puck.. ccp makes a good one that can be rebuilt.. i got a moose one from my local dealer for just over a hundred bucks.. that was with a discount but it is like 150 retail.. it should be in on tuesday.. i have rode another quad with one and loved it

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Well I installed my staiblizer on Saturday the 8th, went riding Sunday. I really like it, on the really rocky trails the stabilizer shines!!! On the rocky and rut filled trails, it's awesome as well. I really like it. I'd like to thank everyone for their input, and it was relatively easy to install. I had no problem at all. I put the stabilizer as low as I could on the steering stem as per the instructions. I have the stabilizer just above the steering stem bearing, and just below the first crossmember. When you're looking at the 4 wheeler from the front view, you can't see it unless you know it's there and I like that. Just to remind everyone, I ride a 2004 DS650. Once again thanks to all, Anthony

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