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  1. #1
    Some gear, some idea
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    Anyone try an Avalanche Chubie on an 04 Moment?

    So, I'm gonna go coil, and I've decided that setup seems like its too difficult on the CCDB - feedback from one of the other top UK tuners that its finicky, but brilliant, - I don't do finicky.
    Avalanche advise that their 500lb spring is only 1oz lighter in Ti than steel (because they've got some fancy new Japanese steel for the springs) , so may as well go steel.
    So I can have a custom valved Ti springed Roco TST for ~400, or a steel springed, custom valved Avy Chubie for ~300 - seems like a no brainer.

    BUT will it fit?

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    I don't know if this helps, but I run an Avalanche Chubby on my Id. Works pretty good, just wish I had a slightly lighter ti spring. If you do get an Avy, I definately recommend the upgrade for separate hi/lo adjusters (red and blue). It made a huge difference on my Turner RFX, that thing feels sp dialed and plush. Right now, my Id feels a bit stiff and like there's too much shock (dh shock on light trail bike), but I think that's the spring issue. Avys are great, get it custom valve for you by Craig and enjoy!

    Bryan

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    Lay off the Levers
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    What L7 said. I have one w/the HL adjusters on my RFX as well, an amazing shock. Def talk to Craig and get it custom valved.
    I can't comment of the fit but I'm sure Craig can. Send him an email if its impractical to make the international phone call.
    Faster is better, even when it's not.

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