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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:05 pm 
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My first forray into the modern full suss world....

Daft question first - should I be able to manually compress the shaft in a Fox rear shock by hand?

I've just got a used Flox Float R off ebay and I thought I'd be able to compress the shock off the bike fully with no air in, but I can only get about 5mm with all my weight on it. I just want to make sure this is normal before I fit it. Which leads me on to....

Will a Fox shock fit onto the same mounting kit for a 5th Element shock?

The current shock is a 5th element coil, I'm pretty sure I've read somewhere that the mounts are the same but cant find the link.

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Stu


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:23 pm 
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they should both be 1/2" bushes

even with no air in can the shaft will still have nitrogen in it

so not moving easy sounds good to me


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:38 pm 
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Thanks for that, I hoped that was rhe case, I'll get installing it tomorrow :)


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