I was thinking of upgrading my 2008 Diamondback Recoil Comp to be able to handle some freeride stuff. It has 4″ of rear travel (Fox Vanilla R Coil). Head angle was 70 degrees on stock fork with 85mm-130mm travel (Rock Shox Tora 289).
Fork: Fox 36 160mm fork. 20mm thru axle.
Rear Shock: Replace springs with heavier springs (stock spring was 400×2.37).
Cranks: Truvativ Hussefelt 170mm 38T
Stem: Truvativ Hussefelt 40/60mm
Rims:Sun Rhyno Lite (front/back)
Hubs: Chris King ISO (front)/Hadley (rear)
Chain Guide: Truvativ Boxguide Team