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    wildcard fork.

    So, I'm somewhat contemplating replacing my Marz 66 RC on my Wildcard with something a little stiffer (this fork is uber plush, and is great for plowing, but it sucks for jumping). Anyone have some good advice for a new or other fork? Would a totem be too much? What about the rc3's since they are getting blown out right now?
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    Had a totem it was good. Have a 36 talas 140 to 180 much. I have mine set up stuff. Jumps great.

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    Will a dedicated 180mm fork be too much? Is 160mm really the sweet spot? And is the evo vs rc3 really worth it (about $40 difference, and one lbs)
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    I've been super impressed with the 66rc3 evo I put on my Rune. The compression stroke is very adjustable... I weigh 175lbs and don't need any air preload. Between the spring preload and compression adjuster, lots of tuning options. The quality appears to be top-notch so far...but I've only had 5-6 rides in on it. The hucknroll deals are ridiculous. Id say go for it. The Evo rc3 is worth it, but I woudn't pay extra for the ti.

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    Is the climbing terrible with the 66? Looks like the new ones are actually shorter axle to crown than my current 66 RC.
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    Quote Originally Posted by schlockinz View Post
    Is the climbing terrible with the 66? Looks like the new ones are actually shorter axle to crown than my current 66 RC.
    I think you're right on the a2c. and the shorter a2c will help with climbing. I've done a good bit of climbing on the Rune so far... there's no getting around the extra weight, but otherwise it climbs much better than I expected. Last ride we did quite a bit of XC singletrack climbing, and adding a few clicks of compression damping to both ends made the Rune feel pretty efficient.

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    Been on the Vengeance HLR for a while now... Not as light as a Lyrik, or fox equivalent, but for the smoothness, the adjustments and the price, it's well worth it.

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