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Old 03-08-05, 06:34 PM   #1
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drop off triples

i wanna know if ur allowed to use a compreesor to pump up forks (drop off triples) or if there is a special pump.
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Old 03-08-05, 06:42 PM   #2
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Forks don't contain a high volume of air. Most compressors put out high volumes of air. This risks blowing out fork seals.

Here's an example of a fork pump made specifically for the purpose: CLICK ME
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Buy the proper pump. I just got the Marzocchi one for 30$. Well worth the investment. Read the manual carefully though, all of marz's forks depending on what the air is doing, uses different air settings.
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i think i will just leave em how i got em cause i dount wanna rek em
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I picked mine up for 20 bucks on ebay. Works very well.
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i think i will just leave em how i got em cause i dount wanna rek em
It's worth your while to put a few bucks into the pump. When you do, talk to the mechanic at the shop where you're buying it. He'll likely show you how to use it accurately and talk to you a bit about the appropriate settings on your Marzocchi for your weight and riding style.

Leaving it alone might not be such a good idea . . . especially if the settings are way off now.
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