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    CCDB Stroke Adjustment

    I'm looking at a 8.75 x 2.75" CCDB shock, and I'm wondering if I could adjust it to 8.5" x 2.5".

    This article states that it is possible to adjust the stroke on a CCDB, but I'm wondering if it's possible for my particular shock.

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    I think your out of luck with that mod. That spacer thing will
    only limit the shock stroke but the i to i of the shock will
    still be the same. So your shock would still be 8.75 with a 2.5 stroke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blcman View Post
    I think your out of luck with that mod. That spacer thing will
    only limit the shock stroke but the i to i of the shock will
    still be the same. So your shock would still be 8.75 with a 2.5 stroke.
    I read the article again, and I agree you're right. I have emailed Cane Creek, hopefully they offer an eye to eye adjustment internally.

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    Post what you find out from Cane Creek. I think they should be able
    to do that with the way the shock works with all the damping
    in the external piggyback and piston rod basically just moving
    the oil to the piggyback.

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    If you read the manual on CC`s web page you will see that one of the advantages with the CCDB has a continual oil circuit meaning oil is circulating from the main chamber, through the compression "barrel", into the rebound "barrel", and back to the main chamber.
    If this is true, and the laws of physics are the same inside the CCDB as elsewhere, you can shorten the shock travel by simply changing to a shorter spring and compressiing the shock slightly without affecting the performance of the compression and rebound circuit. You have quite a few cm`s of preload adjustment threads on the outside of the main body.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YnotGorilla View Post
    If you read the manual on CC`s web page you will see that one of the advantages with the CCDB has a continual oil circuit meaning oil is circulating from the main chamber, through the compression "barrel", into the rebound "barrel", and back to the main chamber.
    If this is true, and the laws of physics are the same inside the CCDB as elsewhere, you can shorten the shock travel by simply changing to a shorter spring and compressiing the shock slightly without affecting the performance of the compression and rebound circuit. You have quite a few cm`s of preload adjustment threads on the outside of the main body.
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    Your reasoning is good there ynot, but if you think about it, the stroke rebound
    won't be limited to the shorter spring length, so you could very easily get
    some space between the spring and spring coller. The shock could rebound
    back to its original length while the spring is hanging free until the comp stroke.

    That's why I think a shorter piston rod would be the ticket there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blcman View Post
    Your reasoning is good there ynot, but if you think about it, the stroke rebound
    won't be limited to the shorter spring length, so you could very easily get
    some space between the spring and spring coller. The shock could rebound
    back to its original length while the spring is hanging free until the comp stroke.

    That's why I think a shorter piston rod would be the ticket there.
    Interesting. I emailed Malcom from Can Creek and this is his response:

    You could not shorten the shock eye to eye with an external shim. Only the shocks’ stroke could be altered. Making it a 8.75x2.5. To shorten the eye to eye length would require a complete rebuild.

    Thank you,

    Malcolm Hadley
    I'm going to talk to Suspension Werx today to find out what is required. Either a shim under the damper or a whole new damper rod is required. Hopefully I can just shim the travel like I can with Fox forks.

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