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    fatty SL

    Hey Folks,
    How hard is it to do routine maintenance on a Fatty SL headshock?. Are there any manuals or websites that will walk me thru it?
    thanks in advance
    Hairy

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    http://www.cannondale.com/tech_cente.../headshok.html

    Pick the fatty that you have in the instructions section, and it might have a diagram in it. If not, im sure someone here does.

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    what does it mean when the cartridge still holds air (100+ psi) but bottoms out easily?

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    Bottoms out means not enough air.

    Are you 220lbs + ?
    "There is a big difference between kneeling down and bending over" -FZ

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    nope. i'm only 120#

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    Then I'd have at look at your shock pump. If you say it holds it's air and have 100psi air in it, the only way I see it can bottom out is if you drop 10 foot + drops or descend 45+ hills
    Seriously , when you remove your pump some will loose air, maybe yours ?
    "There is a big difference between kneeling down and bending over" -FZ

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    negative, ghostrider. pump is good. measures pressures correctly. checked it on my scalpel

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    Sounds like you need new seals, when was the last time you had a Cannondale shop or Cannondale do a seal overhaul? The seals could become porous and leak air after long periods of time. Cannondale reccomends that the seals be replaced once a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amillmtb
    Sounds like you need new seals, when was the last time you had a Cannondale shop or Cannondale do a seal overhaul? The seals could become porous and leak air after long periods of time. Cannondale reccomends that the seals be replaced once a year.

    He said earlier that his fork is holding up it's air..........
    "There is a big difference between kneeling down and bending over" -FZ

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