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Old 09-28-02, 07:33 PM   #1
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Fork Questions

I have a few Questions about my Forks...

I have a Manatou Six Fork..

1. I would like to take off my UGLY fork boots...and maby put on the ones that ride just above the seals...is it worth it??

2. How can i take them off...can i just stretch them over the assembly or do i have to take it apart...

3. these shocks are SOFT! i need a firm ride kit...do they make one for this fork!!! if so PLEASE tell me!!

Thanks...Scott
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Old 09-28-02, 08:03 PM   #2
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To take the boots off, cut them. Your bikeshop will be able to order you firmer springs or whatever.....I dont think you'll be able to find a kit online.
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Old 09-28-02, 09:28 PM   #3
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I have a few Questions about my Forks...

I have a Manatou Six Fork..

1. I would like to take off my UGLY fork boots...and maby put on the ones that ride just above the seals...is it worth it??

Yes, it's worth it. The smaller boots have a cleaner look to them, and they are lighter.

2. How can i take them off...can i just stretch them over the assembly or do i have to take it apart...

The best way is wait until you get the upgraded elastomer bushings.

3. these shocks are SOFT! i need a firm ride kit...do they make one for this fork!!! if so PLEASE tell me!!

You can get an upgrade kit.

Thanks...Scott
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Old 09-29-02, 07:08 AM   #4
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what is the name of those small fork boots?
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Old 09-29-02, 09:20 AM   #5
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http://www.lizardskins.com/products/mtnforkboot.html

I like the Lizard Skin fork boots. Chech them out. I have even seen some riders cut them to a desired length.

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