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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2008 6:17 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I'm looking into fitting a Recon U-turn ( 85 - 130 mm. of travel) to an older frame currently running a Manitou SX carbon (70mm. of travel).

Is there a way to lower the fork from its lower setting of another 15 to 20 mm. in order to bring back the geometry to where it was?


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2008 6:49 pm 
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Dropping the sag a bit should help


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 3:07 am 
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maybe , maybe not

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:33 am 
Dirt Disciple

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I also think that in order to get more sag from a spring loaded U-turn fork a lighter spring should be fitted.

What I'm looking into is a way to lower the stanchions a bit further inside the sliders.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:26 pm 
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If you haven't already bought one? Go for the Dual Air versions, as you can play around with the neg and pos air to further adjust the travel easily?


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