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Old 05-20-07, 07:51 AM   #1
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aftermarket spring

Hi i am Looking for an after market spring for my iron horse warrior 4.0 and i have no clue where to look. you see my problem is the rear spring i very weak and bottoms every where, just me going of a curb on my street it will bottom. so basically i am looking for a spring that is maybe longer and stiffer any ideas.
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what kind of shock do you have?
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Old 05-20-07, 09:53 AM   #3
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the website says its a fox vanilla coil. i don't think that should bottom out on you, unless your settings are screwed up
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Old 05-20-07, 03:28 PM   #4
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i have a Glyde r XFUSION SHOCK and the settings are not messed up because i have tried everthing
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Old 05-20-07, 03:29 PM   #5
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it ia an Glyde R Xfusion shock made in the usa and it is not the setting i have it on because i have tried every possible setting you can thing of<br>
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take it to your bike shop it may need to be rebuilt or something
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Get your LBS to order you a stiffer spring.
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What's the length and spring rate?
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Old 05-21-07, 07:19 PM   #9
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i know i need a stiffer spring i just need to know where to get one, i cant find a place on the internet anywhere.
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I think the bike shop can order you one. I have a 650lb spring from my trek bruiser 3 after it broke in half. If it fits your shock it may work well. IF the one you have is also 650 that is bottoming out (like mine did) there is a special 1000lb (something like that, maybe it was 1500) spring rate that was designed around the rst 22a one. I know a site that sells it but I can't remember the name.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/Rear-Suspension-...QQcmdZViewItem
(Yeah a 1500lb spring)
I wish you could measure the size of yours.
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take it to your bike shop it may need to be rebuilt or something
It sounds like he needs a new spring. When a X Fusion Glyde blows up you get oil all over the BB area of the bike and you have no rebound, just a spring. Ask me how I know......
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Old 05-22-07, 02:27 PM   #13
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my numbers on my shock spring say s350x51 and the spring is 3.5 inches long and the shock it self is 7.5
inches long. thanks ej123
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my numbers on my shock spring say s350x51 and the spring is 3.5 inches long and the shock it self is 7.5
inches long. thanks ej123
The spring is too large, oh well.
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XFusion's site: Q. I cannot achieve the correct sag on my coil shock. What should I do?
A. If you cannot get enough sag on your coil shock, your spring is too stiff. Contact X-Fusion to order a new spring. If you have too much sag on your coil shock and have applied the maximum two turns of preload, your spring is too soft. Contact X-Fusion to order a new spring. Remember – TWO TURNS MAXIMUM PRELOAD ON COIL SPRINGS. TOO MUCH PRELOAD WILL CAUSE THE SPRING TO COIL BIND AND POSSIBLY BREAK.
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Old 05-22-07, 04:43 PM   #16
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cool so where can i order online
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what about just buying a new shock would this work http://cgi.ebay.com/Progressive-5th-...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 05-22-07, 05:02 PM   #18
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or http://cgi.ebay.com/MANITOU-SWINGER-...QQcmdZViewItem

i know it is expensive but would it be worth it
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or http://cgi.ebay.com/MANITOU-SWINGER-...QQcmdZViewItem

i know it is expensive but would it be worth it
Both of those are two different lengths, and I dont think theyre the same length as the one you have now. An airshock is going to be stiffer and not so bouncy per se.
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well i dont know about the shocks i was considering them because i am having a hard time finding a new spring for my shock and after looking at my shock more closely it is a pretty limited shock. but what do you think new spring or new shock.. if new shock air or spring shock just looking for someone with a little know-how.
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. An airshock is going to be stiffer and not so bouncy per se.

How so?
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Old 05-24-07, 06:45 PM   #22
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he is saying that the shock itself (the hole body is long than the shock on my bike).... he is correct..
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How so?
Are you looking for a technical scientific explanation here? I would imagine that you would have the knowledge. Perhaps search on Google.com. I'm sure there lots of explantions exist.
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Are you looking for a technical scientific explanation here? I would imagine that you would have the knowledge. Perhaps search on Google.com. I'm sure there lots of explantions exist.
I don't need to "google" to know that is totally wrong.
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how is he wrong
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