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    questions about my new bike.

    Hey, I just got a specialized P.2 and it comes with a dirt jam fork that looks like its operated by air and coil. Kinda confusing to me it has a valve on one side and a knob that clicks when I turn it on the other side. The reason I ask is becuase it seems a bit soft and rebounds fast and kinda hard and I would like to change that if at all possible. Thanks for the help.
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    okay I just a little visit with the Marzocchi site and I found out that it is part air and part coil.... I'm sorry but that just seems like a stupid concept to me, I mean how can you make sure that they're equally preloaded. I have to be honest I don't know to much about this subject so maybe you guys can clear this up for me, maybe I'm wrong about how this fork operates.
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    I don't think it matters all that much if they are equal. With that type of fork you get the plusses of a coil, and the plusses of a air fork.
    Since the fork tubes are locked together, if one is super stiff and the other soft, it will equal out.

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    Would it put more strain on the crown that way? Both tension and compression at once... seems it would twist a bit over time.

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