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PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:15 pm 
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Hi all

I have a set of the above forks (still so plush, despite having been on my bmx jump bike for several years, and never missed a beat 8) ) that are a few mm short in the steerer for a build I am in the process of thinking through.

Quick question. Are these steerers removable and replaceable, and if so, does anyone know if they are interchangeable with other, similar forks in the range at the time?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:18 pm 
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Anyone?

Is it possible to remove these steerers and swap for a longer one? and if so, are they interchangeable with other Marzocchi forks of the same era, as this will increase the number of possible doners?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:38 pm 
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If it is replaceable it should be quite obvious on the Marzocchi's, ie the ones which are had two bolts which you just undid and put a new steerer in. If its a pressed in steerer then no.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:55 pm 
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dammit... new forks for me then :cry:

Thanks coomber

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If the legs are the same size, you might be able to pick up an old set of bombers which had the removable crown and steerer, but if this works, and works effectively I wouldnt know, and not likely to be cost effective.

Luckily for you bombers dont seem to hold their value in proportion to how good they are, so you should be able to pick some up for not too much, especially if you sell the existing short ones.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:46 pm 
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I missed out on some Z2 x-fly's on ebay last week. perfect colour, local to the inlaws so could have collected..... went for £33!!!

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