Changing fork springs

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Changing fork springs

Postby stinky96 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 19:52 pm

My Marzocchi 66's (2008) appear to far to stiff. My only suggestion is that it needs lighter springs fitted. Is this an easy job if I were to follow online tutorials? Or's it one of these things I should leave for the professionals?

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Re: Changing fork springs

Postby The Rookie » Wed Jan 02, 2013 20:23 pm

Very easy, about 15 minutes work with basic tools, you don't even need to take the forks out the frame (though it can make life easier).

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Re: Changing fork springs

Postby nicklouse » Wed Jan 02, 2013 20:28 pm

it all depends which 66 you have.

have you let the air out yet? and seen how they are if the 66RCV.
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Re: Changing fork springs

Postby stinky96 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 20:47 pm

The Beginner wrote:Very easy, about 15 minutes work with basic tools, you don't even need to take the forks out the frame (though it can make life easier).


Hopefully that's the case then!

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Re: Changing fork springs

Postby stinky96 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 20:47 pm

nicklouse wrote:it all depends which 66 you have.

have you let the air out yet? and seen how they are if the 66RCV.


It's the ones that come standard on the 08 Stinky if that helps? Could be RCV's. Not 100 percent sure! :?

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Re: Changing fork springs

Postby nicklouse » Wed Jan 02, 2013 21:10 pm

find out then.

or take pictures of the tops and bottoms of the legs.
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Re: Changing fork springs

Postby stinky96 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 21:31 pm

nicklouse wrote:find out then.

or take pictures of the tops and bottoms of the legs.


Yup, they're RCV's. What does this mean? Sorry about the noobish questions lol.


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