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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:55 pm 
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fox float RPL with 1.5" stroke.
the lever cant swing round enough when mounted shaft down (so no lock out or propedal)
the valve is obscured by the linakge (BETD type) when mounted shaft up (this is my preferred set up as i can adjust lock out/rebound etc).
i put some more air in it the other night. The shock awas sitting at 150psi, so i pumped in an extra 20 to 170psi (as stated on Fox float guide thingy) :0


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twain wrote:
fox float RPL with 1.5" stroke.
the lever cant swing round enough when mounted shaft down (so no lock out or propedal)
the valve is obscured by the linakge (BETD type) when mounted shaft up (this is my preferred set up as i can adjust lock out/rebound etc).
i put some more air in it the other night. The shock awas sitting at 150psi, so i pumped in an extra 20 to 170psi (as stated on Fox float guide thingy) :0


get a pic, it'll make this alot easier. :lol:

here is a pic of my float R (top down)
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as you can see the valve stem stick out at a right angle on mine.
the shock can be fitted the other way up, but the valve stem is soooooooooooo close to touching the frame it scared me a little.
the rebound dial as i said is up inside the seat tube column, and is still adjustable...just.


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ere you go:

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hmm i see what you mean.

how close is the valve stem to the linkage when mounted ?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:26 pm 
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looking for valve extensions, i found this http://foxspares.com/shop/article_803-0 ... ml?pse=coa

might be a problem solver but costs £20


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:26 pm 
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The valve cap comes within a nats cock of the linkage :shock: its tight alright.
That gonzo adapter looks handy,but I'm wondering if the part that fits to the original valve would clash with the linkage...?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:38 pm 
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it doesn't fit to the valve it replaces it

http://saodomingosderana.olx.pt/fox-gon ... -246441140


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bigmick wrote:
it doesn't fit to the valve it replaces it

http://saodomingosderana.olx.pt/fox-gon ... -246441140


Veeeeery interesting. that could indeed solve the problem.


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oooooohhhh.......that IS interesting.....


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:59 pm 
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I would hazard a guess that your shock is mounted upside down. Look at bartsimpsonhead's on page 3.


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