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    04 Z150 or 06 manitou travis sc

    OK so im looking at 04 Marzocchi Z150 and 06 manitou travis sc. I can get the z150s for 300 and the travis for about 350. What to do???????????????????
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    z150. The travis is the same fork as the slider with the spv cartridge on the other end. It will have the same seal issues and, imo, the same linear feel

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    I agree. The Z150 is a supreme fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FreeRidin'
    OK so im looking at 04 Marzocchi Z150 and 06 manitou travis sc. I can get the z150s for 300 and the travis for about 350. What to do???????????????????
    What bike will it be going on?

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    p3 frame, for hardtail freeride
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    Get the travis. It has larger stantions (34mm) versus 32mm. The have a new dampening system (instrinsic) and are supposed to be really nice. They had a lot of problems last year (manitou), but most of that as with the stance series (very low end). If you can get it for 350, definately do it.
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    Whoa, the P3 usually comes with a 110mm fork. I do not know if 150mm will chopper it out too much and negativley effect your handling. Also Marzocchi forks have a tallerr crown than others thus adding to the effect.

    Also, Specialized is pretty sticky on thier warrantee work and will void your frame if you install a fork longer than what they recommend. They're afraid, rightfully so, that the extra leverage of a longer fork could rip your head tube off. You should check with your LBS to see what the max fork is allow on a P3. I doubt that it will be 150mm

    Some things to think about...

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    Last edited by Tequila Joe; 02-28-06 at 08:46 PM.

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    Definetly go with the z150. I'd say its better quality.

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