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Old 03-26-05, 04:57 PM   #1
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Fox Vanilla 130R Help

Hey Guys. I have a 2005 Fox Vanilla 130R. When i am standing up on the bike and bounce, when the fork compresses, i can hear a 'clunking' noise in one of the legs of the fork. This fork is brand new and hasnt really been ridden yet. Is this a major problem? Is it normal? Let me know.
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Old 03-26-05, 05:55 PM   #2
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I have one and no clunking noise.Could be a gremlin.
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Old 03-26-05, 07:26 PM   #3
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How loud is it? It could just be the spring moving around inside.
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Old 03-26-05, 07:32 PM   #4
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that could be due to complete bottoming out, in which case, get a heavier weight spring.
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Old 03-26-05, 09:07 PM   #5
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I know alllllll about bottoming out...and mine made a loud noise when bottoming out
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Its definitely not bottoming out. It kinda sounds like the spring is hitting the side of the leg like Ironduke said. Is this a big problem?
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It shouldn't do that, it's current model year goods, take it in or write Fox.
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Definately get it to a fox mech.
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hey, i was wondering if its possible to mount a shock upside down, does it make a difference?
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Mounting shocks upside down in order to get it to fit is fine.
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