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A little fork help

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by bizutch, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. bizutch

    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    ianjenn Turbo Monkey

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    I know the Dorado sometimes would need all air let out and then be fully compressed and then lifted back up and then re-filled with air. Not sure that will help....
     
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    Just tried that. Didn't work. The first two inches of travel, you can literally just slide the fork up and down, no resistance.

    Guess I get to take it apart and invoke all sorts of bad mechanical mojo.:shocked:
     
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    Huck Banzai Turbo Monkey

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    Im going to recommend goggles & holy water; that fork is the devil.

    Be careful!
     
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    So Manitou sent me this guy to fix the problem, which was cool of them.


    But once I pulled the fork apart, there was this little white plastic spacer plops out too. I took it to Suspension Experts and they said there isn't a way to just replace that. It's something that sits embedded in the stanchion below the air piston and if it's broken, you just have to get all new uppers.

    Seriously??? :banghead:
     
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