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    Anyone tried offset shock bushings on a MkIII?

    Successfully slackened the head angle on my 2009 MkIII with a -1.5 degree Works Components angled headset, feels great, but I would like to try even moar slackness , also bringing down the BB a bit seems like a good idea.

    Anyone experimented with offset shock bushings, and if so, how much difference did it make?

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    i didn't do it on an mkiii but i used them on my turner with great success. they gave me 1.5 degrees less. you'd likely get another degree.
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    I used a Enduro External Headset to slacken my MKIII. It raises the front 15 mm. I think I'd try the offset shock bushings first. Mine feels pretty tall now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rexorama View Post
    I used a Enduro External Headset to slacken my MKIII. It raises the front 15 mm. I think I'd try the offset shock bushings first. Mine feels pretty tall now.
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    I did the Enduro externalizer too on my 6 Point and agree - makes the bike too tall. I like low and slack so may have to look into these. I'm guessing you'd need custom mounting bolts with these?

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    I'm interested in more info for these as well. Anyone have photos?
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    I just bought offset shock bushing for my Anthem 29er, it only uses one bushing so I am expecting 3/4 to 1 degree change. It should be perfect with a 120mm fork. I got a steel one from the polish guy on ebay for $22 to try it out. It looks promising. It would be very worth trying on a MK III, I might try it on mine.

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    Done dilly! Just got my bushings from offsetbushings.com, since the shock got 10mm hardware, the bushings just creates a few mm's offset, around 3 i think, but still its a noticeable difference for the better. My sweet bike just got even sweeter!

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    Quote Originally Posted by arka View Post
    Successfully slackened the head angle on my 2009 MkIII with a -1.5 degree Works Components angled headset, feels great, but I would like to try even moar slackness , also bringing down the BB a bit seems like a good idea.

    Anyone experimented with offset shock bushings, and if so, how much difference did it make?
    Hi,

    I have slackened with the same headset but now i am a bit scary because I īve heard that the head tube could brake because of the stress.Is that possible or it sis a strong frame?.My fork is 140mm White Brothers Fluid.

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