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Old 08-14-08, 06:55 PM   #1
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Old suspension fork

I'm looking at getting a 98 Rocky Mountain and it has an old Marzocchi Bomber X-Fly (Z2 I think). Does anyone know how well these things hold up and if I might need to replace the fork? I have no idea what kind of condition it's in, but I assume it's been ridden regularly.
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Those old Bombers were really durable, but if it's been ridden regularly for the past ten years then it will need an oil change at least - and maybe an overhaul.
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The X-Fly was not as durable as many of the Bombers of the same era. Check the o-ring seal between the cryofit arch and the fork legs.

As an added benefit, they were also pretty flexy compared to Bombers of the same era.
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