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    longer rear shock on spitfire?

    can you put a longer rear shock on the spitfire?
    200X57 ?
    will it work?

    thanks

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    Iin a word... no. This will cause a number of frame issues.
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    but...
    the spitfire has 2 holes for making the frame lower/higher.
    what if a 200X57 shock be mounted to the hole that makes the bike lower/slacker?
    the bike will stay higher/less slack. but will have more travel.
    no?

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    In theory yes... but unfortunately you will get likely frame collisons plus the linkage kinematics will be skews so that the ride characteristics of the frame will suffer.
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    ok
    thanks

    I now ride a MKIII ironhorse and love it (for 6 years now)
    I want a new frame. (broke the MKII 2 times...)
    I'm going to test the v1 spitfire this weekend
    I hope it is good like evryone here say... :-)

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