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Old 04-26-12, 09:43 PM
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shock problems

Today i was riding and i jumped off a drop and when i landed i bottomed out my rear shock but the shock stuck...is there an easy way to fix this? do i need a full rebuild?
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Ahh, stuck down. You may be in need of a new shock.....
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thats what i was afraid of...im not even sure how i bottomed that out, i only wiegh 145ish and the spring is 600x2.25 and the guy i got this from easily had 100 pounds on me. are there any methods to getting it unstuck?
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The air sprung fox shocks would roll the negative air seal and become stuck down, but with a coil spring the only thing I can think of is a bent shock shaft. It's overhaul time.
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I'm not overly sure fox sells the shock shaft separately.....
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So i just found a 2005 fox float RC that is 7.875"x2" i think i remember reading that the fox vanilla on my bike was 7.5" long, would it be ok to put the float on my bike? or would it mess it up?
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