Fix your shock bushings before your bike gets wrecked, and try a new spring setup while youre at it. These fox shox air sleeve kits are for use with and are compatible with all the fox float air sprung rear shocks rp23, rp3, rp2, r, rl, ctd, etc. No other company has come close to fox shox over the years. Services 1 shock complete rebuild kit to service arctic cat crosslink rear shock.
Thanks for contributing an answer to bicycles stack exchange. When i bought the shock, it said it was for my generation frame, from all of the pics i can find, it looks to be correct. This has been a long time coming, ive spent a fair amount of time on the couch reading the patent documents while feeding my son over the last few weeks. Changing the rear fox shock on a specialized stumpjumper elite. Fox float rebuild kit for all fox float shocks from 2000 until current model shocks. When i got back from my ride yesterday, i noticed oil leaking from my fox float rp2 rear shock. Neither had been serviced before so they were overdue. Snowmobile fox float rear conversion kit from nextech. In our brain surgery department, we perform a complete disassembly, cleaning, replace orings and seals, clean and inspect the inertial valve assembly to. We are now offering complete rebuilds and repairs of the specialized fox future shock brain rear shocks. Clean the outside of your shock with soap and water and wipe dry with a soft dry rag. Fox will always have my business unless something changes at rock shock.
It is not two settings, but an integral part of the rear shocks design that ensures youre ready for any obstacle the trail throws your way. Manticores experience coupled with stateoftheart tooling digital vacuum bleeder pumps, shock dynos, nitrogen charging systems, etc. While bog standard hard anodizing is very durable, creating a ceramic layer on top of the base aluminum, that layer is porous and can actually be rough pretty rough. Does anyone know how to access the diaphragm to discharge and change the fox shocks for the 80 series. Shock absorber rebuild manual models podium comp 03 podium pro 03 podium x 03 fox racing shox hangar way, watsonville, ca 95076 831. G fox requires all authorized service centers to warranty all service performed on fox shocks for a period of 3 months.
Get the perfect amount of gt prescribed rear shock sag, and im off. In the mountains where weight is everything, fox float shocks are the lightest on the market and will give you the weight cut you need without losing performance. Upgrading the suspension on your mountain bike is one of the best things you can do to breathe new life into your bike. Air pressures range from 100 to 300 psi do not exceed 300 psi.
I had to take the cranks off both bikes, so be ready to do that. Fox racing shox podium comp 03 owners manual pdf download. Developed in collaboration with the experts at penske racing shocks, the global leader in custom design for auto racing suspension, and fox, re. Fox float rear shock air sleeve rebuild kit for year 2000 to current model. Sep 18, 2014 shave weight, better handling, more travel, superior shocks, you can. At the factory level, float rear shocks get the slick and sexy gold coating inside and out. I recently took my 2010 stumpy expert in for service and asked if instead of. Make sure this fits by entering your model number the ultralightweight new factory series float 3 evol rc2 shocks offers infinite adjustability, dual stage air springs, a dual speed compression adjuster, a wide range rebound adjuster, and velocity sensitive damping controls that give you the best possible front end traction and steering performance in every conceivable terrain condition. The float rpl has three onthefly suspension settings. Nov, 2008 if you purchase a fox float shock kit, in addition to the actual two fox float airshox, you should expect to receive the fox high pressure pump the key to shock tuning. Manuals and user guides for fox racing shox float 80rl. Foxs x2 shock platform introduces a new damping design, rod valve system or rvs, which provides excellent control, quick hydraulic response and 4way adjusters that can be tuned to any terrain. Check the new fox manual that comes on cd with the shock or on the website, it has videos on performing the service as well as a lot of cool information and animations of how the damper works propedal, blowoff thresholds, etc.
We get a lot of people through the door complaining that their brand new fox shock, or more specifically the ctd function on it is not working, though in some cases its doing exactly what it is supposed to. I know i can replace the o ringsseals and lube it up again and keep pumping it back up, but im wondering if its maybe just better to send it off to get serviced, or just replace it. I have checked out a service manual online and the shock is defineatly wrong mate. Retail stores in portland, oregon and lancaster, pennsylvania. Foxs supple factory float ctd boost valve rear shock. We initially spent some time on the bronson with a 7. Heres a quick overview of how to set up your fox rp23 rear shock for best performance. I am very impressed with the adjustability of this shock.
The only one it felt close to was a 2003 marzocchi squelchy might be the word. Whether it is a fork or rear shock, you will be amazed at the technology these days in suspension, and how having a quality product gives you the confidence to. I have just bought a 03 or 04 cannondale jekyll from ebay and i have just realised there is a problem with the rear suspension not being the correct model for it. But even this robust little damper needs a bit of tlc every now and then. It is quite old, an 03 ava model but it was serviced less than a year ago and tftuned reckoned. Competitive cyclist shows how to set up the fox rp23 rear. Fox rear shock service mtb fork service we service all major brands using only top quality components and consumables. Its extra plush when called upon, but also pleasantly firm for overall excellent pedaling performance.
In this position the rear shock unit needs a higher positive air pressure, so its less suitable for heavier riders. Fox float rp2 rear shock problem soft run and hiss sound on first 510% of travel. New fox rear track shock kit for ski doo summit xm. Included in the kit are a variety of seals and stancion bushings to fit different models of shocks, as well as a pillow pack of float fluid for use inside the shock for lubrication and damping. Full weight with clothes, pack,water, and myself is about 220230ish. The thread seems too low down the shock making my frames geometry all to censored.
Post any questions you may have and i will try to answer them. Find great deals on ebay for fox float shocks and fox float front shocks. Shave weight, better handling, more travel, superior shocks, you can. How to replace metal eyelet bushings fox float rp2 youtube. If you havent serviced your rear fox float shock, you need this. Fox rear shocks 0% finance free delivery tredz bikes. As the title says, im embarking on rebuilding specialized rear brain shocks and now forks too, see post 243 of this thread. The shock was paired with the new 2016 factory series float 34 fork, which features the updated fit4 damper and a similar but more refined external compression adjustment system. Nov 02, 2010 fox s float shock is known for being both reliable and versatile, excelling on all sorts of bikes and terrain. The bike was designed around an air shock, so i preferred to stick with that. Fox rear shock eyelet flanged bushing, each eyelet bushings.
I think its their best shock yet for its intended purpose of xc and trail riding. One had a fox float rp23 and the other a fox float r. Marzocchi 44 tst2 140mm suspension fork, fox float rp2 rear shock sram x. Looks like fox is making the float rl for 2011 so it may be worth looking at. If you purchase a fox float shock kit, in addition to the actual two fox float airshox, you should expect to receive the fox high pressure pump the key to shock tuning. Have to readjust the psi downward as i drop winter flab, but thats a good thing. Air pressure guide for rear suspension shocks bicycles. But, when i test fit the shock in between the forward shock mounts and the frame, there is roughly 2 to 3mm of play on each side of the shock mounts and the frame. The pressured end of the shock has a threaded end to mount to the chassis, and the end of the threaded stud has an allen hex.
Risse racing fox specialized brain shock rebuild service. The leak was from behind where the red circular rebound adjuster and propedal switch is, between there and where it attaches to the shock housing itself. Fox float dps 2pos remote rear shock 2020 factory series, imperial sizing from. Float 100r, float 100rl, float 80rl, float 80rlc, float100rlc, vanilla 100r, vanilla 100rl, vanilla 100rlc, vanilla 125r, vanilla. Fox rebuild kit, arctic cat crosslink rear suspension. I have a 2003 specialized enduro comp l frame with the fox float rl rear shock. Nov 06, 2012 fix your shock bushings before your bike gets wrecked, and try a new spring setup while youre at it. Shop the latest range of fox racing shox rear shocks delivered free to the uk mainland.
Allenkey to remove the bolt that holds the upper end of the shock to the linkage plates. Technical tuesday servicing your fox float shock pinkbike. Steps on adjusting your rear air shock fox float r as an example. Fox rear shock service bounce mtb suspension and bicycle. Jul 06, 20 further aiding in smallbump activity is foxs exclusive use of kashima coat. Fox racing shox float air seal kit black, for all float series. Fox float rp2 small oil leak general discussion gorc. Eyelet bushings protect the shock eyelet from wear, and keep the mount kit snug we include one in every mount kit. I assume the fill port is under that stud, but dont want to launch tools across the garage if im wrong. Trek should have went the way of klein and equipped their high end bike with foxproducts that work. Internal service should be performed by fox racing shox or an authorized service center. Do not use a high pressure washer to clean your shock.
I bought a fox vanilla r to use as a spare before i sent the float r to fox for a rebuild. Competitive cyclist shows how to set up the fox rp23 rear shock. Worldwide cyclery also has rear shock service kits, rear shock volume spacers, rear shock mounting hardware and accessories like the rockshox megneg. This video guides you through the basic process of measuring important aspects of your rear shock including. Fox rp23, fox rlc older before propedal, monarch 3.
Rear shocks like the rockshox super deluxe, rockshox super deluxe coil, fox float x2, fox dhx2, fox float dpx2 or push 11. Eyetoeye length, travel, eyelet hardware width, and. With over 20 years performing overhauls and custom shock tuning, this is not only our specialty, its our passion. F authorized fox service centers will receive a 35% discount off the fox suggested retail price. Fox float fluid 5cc pillow pack for sale online ebay. I sent the shock to fox and they got it back to me in about two weeks. Owners manual fox racing shox float 80rl owners manual 16 pages. Manticore shock mtb suspension repair servicemanticore. Page 1 atv shock absorber owners manual models podium comp 03 fox racing shox hangar way, watsonville, ca 95076 831. Hi guys, sorry for the delay, damned day job gets in the way.
Need knowledge on 2003 cannondale jekyll rear shock. Fox shocks are the most progressive, adjustable and lightweight snowmobile air shock on the market. This price is for the two shocks pictured here, as well as a pump. Some bicycles feature a fox racing shox float rpl shock. We have 1 fox racing shox float 80rl manual available for free pdf download. View and download fox racing shox float 80r owners manual online. Foxs float shock is known for being both reliable and versatile, excelling on all sorts of bikes and terrain. Mount kits attach the rear shock to the frame and are available to fit most major brands of shock. Trek should have went the way of klein and equipped their high end bike with fox products that work. Jun 26, 20 fox float rp2 small oil leak posted in general discussion.
Fox rear track shock kit, ski doo summit xm 85399129. Fox racing shox float shock rebuild kit 80300099kit. Vintage cannondale rear swingarm and rear shock information. Fox racing shox float 80r owners manual pdf download. Fox 80300142 air sleeve service kit for sale online ebay. Rock shox should of stayed brankrupt or concentrate on making a product that works good and isnt a maintenance hog.1454 878 809 937 913 830 1620 1570 1188 918 664 849 1051 1654 417 1290 1660 1067 325 1312 1308 140 1079 1644 107 242 565 120 1042 563 1480 480 676 1363 972 607 306 466 632 333 1065