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    Slayer SXC 70 Frame/Link Collision

    Hi there!

    Has this happend to anyone else her? It looks like that the upper link crashed into the frame(only at the non-drive side). The bike is only 1.5 months old, it was the first time i ride on this trail.




    My setup:

    190PSI main chamber
    180PSI piggy bag
    20% sag
    6 clicks rebound
    74kg rider weight(fully equipt)

    Riding style: normal trail, no big jumps, no flat landing

    Sorry for my bad english!

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    Contact the MFG.

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    Its possible a small stone got in between the link and the frame just as it was compressing. Just a thought. The other side of the link and frame shows no damage and the damage on the frame looks like a scrape that the linkage would not produce if it hit.

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    Could you take a picture from the top that shows the link alignment in relation to the frame?
    I'm a member of NSMBA and IMBA Canada

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    Release all the air out of the shock and cycle through its travel. If it contacts the frame then there is a tolerance out of spec. Otherwise I agree, it could have been debris caught up in the linkage.

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    I'm demoing a Slayer SXC and it has an identical mark on the left side.

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    Something must be out I havehad 2 sxc's neither of them had that issue. I agree with the above remove the shock and cycle it through youll know right away.

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    Removing the shock will allow the linkage to hit the frame, there is no question about that. As Jlar said, release the air from the shock and boost chamber and see whether there is contact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squads
    Removing the shock will allow the linkage to hit the frame, there is no question about that. As Jlar said, release the air from the shock and boost chamber and see whether there is contact.
    my bad thats what i meant dont remove the shock just the air.......sorry
    any luck with it yet?

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    I released the air form the shock, frame and link contacts both sides. I'll send the frame next week to the manufactor.

    Thanks for your support!

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