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PIKE experts ... travel reduction question

Discussion in 'The Shop' started by Nick, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Is lowering a Pike still a headache requiring swapping of air shafts, damper parts, voodoo etc?
    Or, has someone found a way to achieve let's say a 120mm travel version doing something simple like spacers?

    Let me know. Thanks!
     

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  2. Jm_

    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    Even if you found spacers to place under the air piston, why? You still have to take all that damn stuff apart to get at that. All you need is the proper size air shaft and you can do just about anything with all that's available. I made a 4" travel 29er Pike last fall.
     
  3. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Is this what I need to reduce a 27.5" Pike from 160mm to 140mm?
    pike air shaft.JPG
     
    #3 -   Aug 3, 2017
  4. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Less pressure more volume spacers?
     
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  5. 6thElement

    6thElement Turbo Monkey

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    Yes.

    Then there's a SRAM table somewhere which outlines the number of tokens to start with at a specific travel setting for each wheelsize.
     
    #5 -   Aug 4, 2017