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    Help: CCDB coil shock on a Glory

    Just got a used CCDB that I want to setup to fit my Glory. The Giant doesn't use a DU bushing on the lower shock eyelet but instead uses the lower pivot bolt through a standard Fox-size eyelet (15mm). The problem with the Cane Creek Double Barrel is that the eyelet size is 15.9 or 16mm. Wondering if anyone has found a shim that fits this eyelet to make it work with my Glory. Thanks

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    It's been done before. Best to give Cane Creek a call on it.
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    I did and they said to try Giant.

    I believe the shock could be rebuilt with a different eyelet/stanchion but at what that will cost, I might as well just sell it and get a Vivid. It seems like there is another way and maybe talking to a machine shop should be the next step. All I need is a shim that presses in like a DU and reduces the eyelet to 15mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ekoostick View Post
    I did and they said to try Giant.

    I believe the shock could be rebuilt with a different eyelet/stanchion but at what that will cost, I might as well just sell it and get a Vivid. It seems like there is another way and maybe talking to a machine shop should be the next step. All I need is a shim that presses in like a DU and reduces the eyelet to 15mm.
    The really said that? Did you talk to Malcolm?

    Maybe message this guy, as he might know more...
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    Thanks for your help Uncle Cliffy. They said that the hardware for this shock needs to be sourced from Giant. I have tried calling and e-mailing Malcolm but haven't heard back from him. I have been in contact with another person there that has been super helpful. He confirmed the switching eyelets idea but that isn't ideal (for me).

    That's too funny, I actually PM'd that guy today and he got back quickly and said that he bought the right one brand new. They sell the shock with a 15mm eyelet option for Specialized and Giant. His buddy is selling one for a Glory in the buy/sell forum on PB but if I have to sell this one, I will just get a Vivid.

    Seems like I may have to pioneer this idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ekoostick View Post
    Thanks for your help Uncle Cliffy. They said that the hardware for this shock needs to be sourced from Giant. I have tried calling and e-mailing Malcolm but haven't heard back from him. I have been in contact with another person there that has been super helpful. He confirmed the switching eyelets idea but that isn't ideal (for me).

    That's too funny, I actually PM'd that guy today and he got back quickly and said that he bought the right one brand new. They sell the shock with a 15mm eyelet option for Specialized and Giant. His buddy is selling one for a Glory in the buy/sell forum on PB but if I have to sell this one, I will just get a Vivid.

    Seems like I may have to pioneer this idea.
    Ahh. Good info. I assumed they just used an insert instead of machining a completely different eyelet piece.

    Good luck then!
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    Are you sure? On my Faith I change Fox DHX with CCDB and it fit perfectly without bushing on lower eyelet

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    Sorry, for hijacking the thread... any news about DBAir with Glory 2010+ specific (15mm) eyelets?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oxygen1973 View Post
    Are you sure? On my Faith I change Fox DHX with CCDB and it fit perfectly without bushing on lower eyelet
    I am positively, 1000% without a doubt sure that it doesn't fit. I will take a picture in the morning to demonstrate what I mean.

    I will gladly trade shocks though if you want to try it with your setup

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    Here is the best picture I could get to demonstrate the small gap caused by the 16mm eyelet. I have since brought the shock and bolt to a machinist who is going to make a few different shims out of different materials for me. He thought that brass may work the best so I am hopeful I will be up and running soon.
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    How did you with the mounting?
    I have the same problem on my Giant Reign X 2010

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    Got it mounted and it works awesome. Brought the bolt and shock to a machinist and 2 hours later, had a perfect shim for my Glory. Just got back from a week of shuttle-assist Canadian road tripping and can tell you it works perfect. The machinist used brass which is a little softer but has a slippery quality to it. Unfortunately the shim is so thin that it would be hard to produce something to sell to someone. Bring it to a machinist and be done with it!

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    Thanks dude!

    Any chance of a pic?
    How long you think it will last? I may get a few done just in case?
    Ill try get this done on Monday

    Ill post with my results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shoryuken View Post
    Thanks dude!

    Any chance of a pic?
    How long you think it will last? I may get a few done just in case?
    Ill try get this done on Monday

    Ill post with my results.


    I came across the same problem with my 2010 Reign X2. I put some strips of Gorilla tape in the eyelet eliminating the slack. However I haven't ridden the bike yet. Do you think this is a long term remedy? I was thinking strips of tin foil if the tape doesn't work.

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    i went to a machinist and got a bushing made up, about 20bucks
    Works a charm!

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    Definitely don't use gorilla tape. I can see that being a very temporary situation as the mount rocks slowly back and forth. Well here is the long awaited picture of the small shim that a machinist made for me. Great fix and survived a good 10 or so days at Whistler.Help: CCDB coil shock on a Glory-img_20130412_195108.jpg

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