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    2007 Lefty on a 29er?

    I was wondering if you Cannondale experts could answer a question for me. I have a Lefty fork off of a 2007 Rush 5. It is the aluminum version Lefty. Can this older fork be shimmed and used on a 29er? It was originally set at 110mm of travel but I would like to run it at 100mm. I wasn't sure if it was possible because it is a little bit older. Any help would be much appreciated!

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    Yes you can go to the 29er forum abd there is a picture walk through to add the one 10mm shim. Very easy. You wikk also need a 321adapter as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by karlmichael
    You wikk also need a 321adapter as well
    Why? He didnt say that he wanted to put it on a non Cannondale frame...

    That model Rush had a Bonded DLR2 Aluminum.

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    I actually was planning on throwing the lefty fork on a Ventana El Padrino if it was possible. I have a Reba on the bike now but I remembered how smooth the lefty was when I had the Rush and I thought it would be fun to try it on the El Padrino.

    Is it possible to run the bonded version on a Non-Cannondale frame?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVERYUSERNAMEISTAKEN
    Is it possible to run the bonded version on a Non-Cannondale frame?
    Yep.

    http://www.project321.com/products_bike.php

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    Sweet! I am tempted to give it a go and see how it turns out...

    So as I understand it, I would need to:

    -purchase the Project321 fixed crown adapter
    -Have the lefty hub built up with a flow rim
    -shim the fork for 100mm

    Am I missing anything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVERYUSERNAMEISTAKEN
    Sweet! I am tempted to give it a go and see how it turns out...

    So as I understand it, I would need to:

    -purchase the Project321 fixed crown adapter
    -Have the lefty hub built up with a flow rim
    -shim the fork for 100mm

    Am I missing anything?
    The fork needs to be shimmed to at least 90mm. 80mm is recommended for that fork. The only way to test is to check the lefty with no air pressure after you move the spacers around.

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