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    Boxxer Race or Junior T?

    Which would you take?
    Also anyone know any great deals on either?

    Thanks!

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    Well, my 03 Big Hit came with an 03' Jr.T which I traded it for a Boxxer Race and I must say I'm much happier.

    Main reason I didn't like the Jr.T is tire clearance. My 03 could not fit a true 2.5 with what I would deem acceptable clearance, the 04 isn't much better but it will fit a true 2.5. The one thing I miss about my Jr.T is the air assist, but it's not a big deal. I will also say that after having a fair amount of time on both forks, I thought the Jr.T had a tendancy to pack up more over stutter bumps than my Boxxer. My Boxxer actually feels like it tracks better. Anyhow that's my $.02. Good luck.

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    boxxer race.

    Quote Originally Posted by J-mizzle
    Which would you take?
    Also anyone know any great deals on either?

    Thanks!
    If you want a boxxer race,
    my pristine one in oem only army green is in the classifieds:

    http://marketplace.consumerreview.co...uery=retrieval

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    Dj3 2004 Uncut

    Any interest in trading for a 2004 dj3, uncut, book, box, sticker, and still has the tape?
    What would you consider cash wise?

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    I've never ridden a Jr.T but I've ridden a couple different boxxers, and as long as they're setup right, and are broken in then I think that they feel pretty good. Considering they're about the same price I'd go with a boxxer, and its got a true 20mm thru axle instead of the qr20 stuff that i've people break a lot. that's all just my opinion so do whatever you want.
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    dropped you an email...

    Quote Originally Posted by J-mizzle
    Any interest in trading for a 2004 dj3, uncut, book, box, sticker, and still has the tape?
    What would you consider cash wise?
    I'd take 350 plus actual shipping.

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    Boxxer race

    I run a Boxxer race on my bike, and I love it. I think that the biggest favor you can do you fork is to give it an oil change every 25 hours of riding or so. I've had my 03 for over a year now, and I haven't had to change the seals in it yet. Doesn't bleed oil at all. Good luck.
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    I had the boxxer race on my SGS Pro. POS fork. No question, rebound range was pretty bad, actual damping was pretty bad(spiked), you'd be better off with a Super T IMO, however if you buy a Jr T you can upgrade it later to Super T specs. The Super/Jr Ts don't have the seal issues as the boxxers do(unless you like changing the oil every 2 weeks(25hrs)). Boxxers work for some people, but there are issues that are impossible to get around, and I've owned the boxxer race and it's simply not worth it. If you want a better fork that doesn't cost a huge amount more, check out the Manitou Slider+, that will be better than both the Jr T and the Boxxer Race. If you have to choose either the boxxer or Jr, you got reliability on the Jr's side, and lighter weight on the boxxers side...that's about it though.
    I know in my heart that Ellsworth bikes are more durable by as much as double. AND they are all lighter...Tony Ellsworth

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    Why not a new 03 super T?

    I haven't ridden a Jr T or a Boxxer for any appreciable amount of time, but from what I've read here, it would seem to me that the Super T is superior to those two forks in about every way. And since JensonUSA is selling new 03 Supers for $557, it seems like a no-brainer. That's cheaper than either fork. Of course if you don't have $557 (I didn't), then you need to explore other options. It seems like $300 can buy you a nice used fork these days.

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    shhh!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by upNdown
    I haven't ridden a Jr T or a Boxxer for any appreciable amount of time, but from what I've read here, it would seem to me that the Super T is superior to those two forks in about every way. And since JensonUSA is selling new 03 Supers for $557, it seems like a no-brainer. That's cheaper than either fork. Of course if you don't have $557 (I didn't), then you need to explore other options. It seems like $300 can buy you a nice used fork these days.
    That's what I want to do, so don't tell the world, or Jenson will run out before I can pick one up

    So my boxxer is on the classifieds, and ebay, and I'm hoping Jenson doesn't run out before my auction is over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by butocabra
    That's what I want to do, so don't tell the world, or Jenson will run out before I can pick one up

    So my boxxer is on the classifieds, and ebay, and I'm hoping Jenson doesn't run out before my auction is over.
    I did see some other online store blowing them out for the same price, but i can't remember who it was.

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    Universalcycles claims to have them in Black and Silver for the same price.

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    cool

    Well my boxxer is priced fairly aggresively, so hopefully it'll sell and one of the shops will still have the super in stock. I could see someone who only raced going with the boxxer for the weight savings, as it's 1.5 lbs lighter. I want to go with a SuperT because I've had great luck with them in the past.

    thanks for the info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by butocabra
    Well my boxxer is priced fairly aggresively, so hopefully it'll sell and one of the shops will still have the super in stock. I could see someone who only raced going with the boxxer for the weight savings, as it's 1.5 lbs lighter. I want to go with a SuperT because I've had great luck with them in the past.

    thanks for the info.
    I was just browsing through the March MBA issue and saw an ad for www.greenfishsports.com and they have a 03 large slider for $349.95 could always check that out, doesn't have spv, but still has tpc+.
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    zokes....

    I have ridden a Jr. T every year for the last 4 years, not counting 04, and haven't had much to complain about. But then again, I have hated rock shox and their cheap feel for years...Maybe they're getting better?
    Yes, I want some cheezy poofs...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by butocabra
    Well my boxxer is priced fairly aggresively, so hopefully it'll sell and one of the shops will still have the super in stock. I could see someone who only raced going with the boxxer for the weight savings, as it's 1.5 lbs lighter. I want to go with a SuperT because I've had great luck with them in the past.

    thanks for the info.
    You know, I saw your boxxer on EBAY when you first posted it and was going to recommend it to this guy until I saw you already had done so. $375 was a great buy it now price for a new OEM boxxer with crown. Now that you have the buy it now down to $350, it should go quick. More likely some cheapo will bid $300 today, then it will get bid up to about $360 in the final minutes. Good luck with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by upNdown
    You know, I saw your boxxer on EBAY when you first posted it and was going to recommend it to this guy until I saw you already had done so. $375 was a great buy it now price for a new OEM boxxer with crown. Now that you have the buy it now down to $350, it should go quick. More likely some cheapo will bid $300 today, then it will get bid up to about $360 in the final minutes. Good luck with it.
    Thanks, I've got some guy from the great white north who might buy it off me for 300, which is a hella deal, but I'm in a hurry. I'm hoping someone just goes and buys it now, and I can stop worrying.

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