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    for a non racer rider what is better fox 40 rc2 or the regular r?

    for a non racer rider what is better fox 40 rc2 or the regular r
    do you actually use the rc or leave them wide open

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    Adjustability. It does make a difference.

    Rebound only vs Rebound and Low/High speed compression.

    I use the compression.

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    Depends on what you like. Do you like to adjust alot of stuff, or are you the set and forget type?

    I have the R and it works just fine. The main reason why I got it is it was just a good bit cheaper

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    niether, get a 888 or boxxer, so you are riding not maintenencing
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    same with me i had a 2006 r and he worked super!! never went all the way out ,that's why I'm asking if the high and low are needed

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    Quote Originally Posted by loolilon
    same with me i had a 2006 r and he worked super!! never went all the way out ,that's why I'm asking if the high and low are needed
    Follow your heart....and your wallet.

    Personally, I'd opt for the RC2, but then again... I don't have $1,600 to spend on a fork (LIKE MANY OF THE PEOPLE HERE) so it's easy for me to say that.

    I think the 40RC2 is one of THE BEST pure-DH forks on the market. In my experiences, no fork feels as good straight out've the box as a 40.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Djponee
    niether, get a 888 or boxxer, so you are riding not maintenencing
    boxxers still take maintenance. i don't know about a 888 but i think any fork would to keep it going nicely.

    get the RC2. i think its a good enough difference. just buy used or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Djponee
    niether, get a 888 or boxxer, so you are riding not maintenencing
    A boxxer needs just as muh maintence as a 40

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    Quote Originally Posted by Djponee
    niether, get a 888 or boxxer, so you are riding not maintenencing
    i disagree.
    its really not that hard to maintain my 40. i just change the oil. which is easy as ****. and the seals once or twice a year

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    Cant go wrong with a 888rc2x. You can find them used with little use for around 500.
    IMO are better forks.

    If your going for more of a race fork I would go boxxer. I saw more 40's die this summer at N* than I thought possible.
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    I've been on mine for a year strong with no problems. I haven't even had any blown seals. Just a few oil changes and no problems.

    How did all the 40's die at N*?

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    Get as many adjustments as your wallet will allow.

    IMO the RC2 cartridge is worth the money. better adjustments let one set up the fork to suit the rider better. better set up fork = more fun = money spent well.
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    i understand but what is the real use for low speed and ive notice that you have the hope 6 ti happy with tham?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover Nick
    I've been on mine for a year strong with no problems. I haven't even had any blown seals. Just a few oil changes and no problems.

    How did all the 40's die at N*?
    who knows. i personally know 3 people who's blew rebound carts, and one who cracked lowers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by loolilon
    i understand but what is the real use for low speed and ive notice that you have the hope 6 ti happy with tham?

    Low speed compression does a lot for the fork. gives it less bob (good for smooth fast courses) as well as keeps brake dive to a minimum.

    Yes I've had the Hope M6 Tis... killer brakes. never had an issue with power, modulation, fading, etc. one of the best sets of brakes i've had. that being said, there are better offerings out there now. the V2s are amazing, as are the code's.

    But the RC2 cartridge is money well spent.
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    How did all the 40's die at N*?
    i dont know either, but i saw a guy who was riding with ones that you could see the internals. they looked pretty effed up. Another whose completely went out on Karpiel and had to walk his bike because they were stuck all the way down.

    i said the boxxers because i didnt see one at N* blown up or broken. That goes for 888s too, i just love marz, so that would be my rec.
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