Mountain Biking - Parts for Fox shock
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06-30-11, 09:55 AM
Does anyone know where you can get parts for Fox Forks. I have a F29 that has a crack in the lower leg assembly. Does anyone know outside of Ebay ( they don't have any ) a place I could just buy the lower leg assembly and rebuild it?
I am usually pretty good and finding stuff on the web but drawing a blank on this one.
First of all, it's a fork. Secondly, have you tried contacting Fox (either through your LBS or directly) to see about getting your lowers replaced? Not talking trying to warranty it (unless that's a possible) but just paying them get new lowers. You might be surprised.
You're probably going to have a hard time finding used lowers; Fox forks are prized enough and expensive enough that people who have problem ones get them fixed rather than writing them off and parting them out.
06-30-11, 10:25 AM
Sorry, my bad yes Fork. The fork came on a bike I got for parts, I knew it was cracked, but the crack I think due to the previous owner trying to make his own mod for a brake he did not have the right mount for, and I am sure thats what Fox will say. I don't see any reason to send it in if it was owner error and spend the shipping. Fox has crash replacement that is 50% retail for a new fork, but I doubt it would fall under that either but, from what the LBS is telling me "retail" I can find a new one one or a new take off for less than that. They said Fox does not sell just the lower as a part.
Find the part # and contact Fox directly to see what they have to say.
Call Fox direct - they have helped me in the past.
06-30-11, 01:17 PM
Thanks. thats the route I am going now
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