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    04 Fox float RLC 100

    Worth 80 bucks?

    Here is the deal, I sold the Manitou for what I had in it ($100) with the express intent of upgrading it. Now I have a chance to buy an 04 Float for $180. It looks cosmetically descent and was rebuilt by fox in 07. During that rebuild it also had a new upper assembly installed. Claims to be mechanically perfect. Worth it? From what I gather the internals haven't really changed in the Fox float line, maybe this is why they retain their value so well.
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    I'd say so.
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    It's worth $80...maybe not $180.

    Just make sure the steerer is long enough.

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    The last few that were sold on ebay were well north of 180 including an 04 for 290. It had 9.5in steer tube which probably played into it. The one I bought is 7in (ZS headset) which is all I need so I feel like I got a good deal. Can't wait til it gets here.
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    Personally, I think its a fairly good deal based on the cost of some of the stuff I've seen.
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    My main concern would be the structural integrity of the crown where the stanchions / steerer tube press in. (Are they still tight? Or are they starting to make that "click" noise from flex?)

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    The whole upper assembly has been replaced recently so it should be ok.
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