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    Scalpel 1st generation shock: help needed

    I am just finishing the build of my Scalpel 1st generation.
    The rear shock is a Fox Float RP3.
    I'm 110kg, what pressure should I put in it ?
    At 170 psi, the sag is still very impressive. How much higher can I go ?

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    Ask a good LBS because that bike only has a little travel to it for total XC purpose.

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    Or you could just run the recommended 25% of sag on the shock.

    Pic is from the 2000 Scalpel setup guide.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp3000 View Post
    Or you could just run the recommended 25% of sag on the shock.

    Pic is from the 2000 Scalpel setup guide.
    Thx sp3000.
    I had actually read that manual. My sag is more in the 12mm with 150psi right now, so I assume I would need to go roughly up to 225psi if I want to be back at 8mm.

    Is it safe to run 225psi on a Fox RP3 ?

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    Yes it is fine - see extract from Fox manual below.
    If you PM me your e-mail I'll happily forward all the PDF documents I have on the subject.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp3000 View Post
    Yes it is fine - see extract from Fox manual below.
    If you PM me your e-mail I'll happily forward all the PDF documents I have on the subject.
    I need a new shock pump then....

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