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    Links for Manuals, Servicing, ect.

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    Marzocchi:
    *No Service Manuals are available for Forks after 2006 but there is manuals for 2006 and earlier models listed below.
    Fork Service Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-16.htm
    Fork Service Manuals: http://www.birota.ru/manuals/marzocchi/index.php
    Fork Service Manuals: http://enduroforkseals.com/id12.html
    Fork Service Guide: http://enduroforkseals.com/id3.html
    Fork Service Guide: http://enduroforkseals.com/id27.html
    Basic Fork and Shock Manuals: http://www.marzocchi.com/Template/listManuals.asp?LN=UK&idC=1592&IdFolder=126
    Oil levels: http://www.marzocchi.com/template/contenuto.asp?LN=UK&IDFolder=777.
    Tightening Torques: http://www.marzocchi.com/template/contenuto.asp?LN=UK&IDFolder=788.
    Air pressures: http://www.marzocchi.com/template/contenuto.asp?LN=UK&IDFolder=778
    Old Marzocchi DH3 & XC-700 Manuals: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=25144
    2007, 2008 & 2009 Exploded Diagrams: Page introuvable ! Race Company - VTT - BMX - MX - ROUTE
    2009 Exploded Diagrams: http://www.marzocchi.ru/dokumentatsiya/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi-2009/
    2010 Exploded Diagrams: http://www.marzocchi.ru/dokumentatsiya/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi-2010/
    2011 Exploded Diagrams: http://www.marzocchi.ru/dokumentatsiya/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi-2011/
    2012 Exploded Diagrams: http://www.marzocchi.ru/dokumentatsiya/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi-2012/
    2013 Exploded Diagrams: http://www.marzocchi.ru/dokumentatsiya/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi-2013/
    2014 Exploded Diagrams: http://www.marzocchi.ru/dokumentatsiya/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi/shemi-vilok-i-amortizatorov-marzocchi-2014/
    Old Marzocchi Manuals: http://dr-marzocchi.projectweb.de/homepage/
    Service Info: http://marzocchiworkshop.blogspot.co.uk/

    Magura:
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://old.magura.com/en/products/downloads.html
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.magura.com/en/bicyclecomp/products/downloads.html
    Fork & Brake Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-15.htm

    Fox:
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-9.htm
    Fox Service Info & Help: http://service.foxracingshox.com/consumers/index.htm
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.birota.ru/manuals/foxflow/index.php
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.spoke-n-word-cycles.com/service_docs.htm

    Manitou:
    2014-2015 Exploded Diagrams & Parts Lists: https://docs.google.com/folderview?id=0B7grOSQ82keNcUhVTFFJa3hMNlE&tid=0B7 grOSQ82keNV3F1Z20zTHUxU28
    Service & Owners Manuals (early 90's to current): https://docs.google.com/folderview?id=0B7grOSQ82keNLTlBZGFxYnZpZjg&tid=0B7 grOSQ82keNV3F1Z20zTHUxU28
    Spare Parts Lists 2003-2014: https://docs.google.com/folderview?id=0B7grOSQ82keNSEpST0l2aS1yRTQ&tid=0B7 grOSQ82keNV3F1Z20zTHUxU28
    Technical Drawings for Dorado's & Rear Shocks: https://docs.google.com/folderview?id=0B7grOSQ82keNaWd3RnZVdW9PWXc&tid=0B7 grOSQ82keNV3F1Z20zTHUxU28
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-2.htm
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.birota.ru/manuals/manitou/index.php
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.manitoumtb.com/support/
    Fork Manuals: http://enduroforkseals.com/id12.html
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.spoke-n-word-cycles.com/service_docs.htm
    Manitou: Sport:http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/Manituo_Sport.pdf
    Three: http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/Manituo3.pdf
    Four: http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/Manituo4.pdf
    EFC: http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/Manituo_EFC.pdf
    A 94/95 & 99 Manual: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/v/Manufacturer+Archive/Manitou/Technical+Manuals/
    Old Manitou Manuals: http://www.suspensionforkparts.net/other_manuals.php

    Rock Shox:
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.sram.com/service/include-archived/rockshox/all
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-21.htm
    Fork & Shock Manuals: http://www.birota.ru/manuals/rockshox/index.php
    Fork Manuals: http://enduroforkseals.com/id12.html
    93 to 96 Mag 21 & Mag 10: http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/mag21.pdf
    96 Judy XC, SL, DH & SFX: http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/judyxc.pdf
    96 Quadra 21R: http://www.judethomas.com/quadra96.pdf
    Old Rock Shox Manuals: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=67375
    Old Rock Shox Manuals: http://www.suspensionforkparts.net/other_manuals.php

    Suntour:
    Fork Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-26.htm
    Manuals, Expolded Diagrams, Videos, etc: http://www.srsuntour-cycling.com/dstore/service.html
    Manuals, Expolded Diagrams, Videos, etc: http://srsuntour-files.dbap.de/_public/

    White Brothers:
    Fork Manuals: http://my-sport.spb.ru/manual_1/index-30.htm
    Fork Manuals & Info: http://www.mountainracingproducts.com/white-brothers/service-beta/

    RST:
    Fork Manuals: http://www.rst.com.tw/EN/
    RST Manuals 1998 to 2001: http://www.rst-europe.com/manuals/main.htm
    RST 2000-2010: https://www.paul-lange.de/service/Support/RST/Explosionszeichnungen/Explosionszeichnungen.php
    RST 2000-2012: https://www.paul-lange.de/service/Support/RST/Anleitungen/index.php
    RST Parts: https://www.paul-lange.de/service/Support/RST/Ersatzteillisten/ersatzteillisten.php
    2008 Manuals: http://www.birota.ru/manuals/rst/index.php

    X Fusion
    http://www.xfusionshox.com/service/tech-guides.html


    Old Pace, Grivin, Halson & Mountain Cycle Manuals: http://www.suspensionforkparts.net/other_manuals.php
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    coil spring formula

    I worked out a simple formula to help determine proper spring rate for coil shocks. i posted this a while back and it got quickly buried and so I thought I'd put it here where its stickier. See attached file: sorry but I had to leave it in its original form so formulas would line up. Hope this helps with choosing the right spring.
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    rockshox Reba

    can anyone give me directions on how to change my fluid in my 2006 Reba SL . Would it be very hard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwyooaj
    I worked out a simple formula to help determine proper spring rate for coil shocks. i posted this a while back and it got quickly buried and so I thought I'd put it here where its stickier. See attached file: sorry but I had to leave it in its original form so formulas would line up. Hope this helps with choosing the right spring.
    Just curious, what makes your formula viable over and above established ones?
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    anyone got anything on a basic oil change and service for my Thor's?

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    Edited link location for NickM2R DHX Rebuild thread...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joshtp
    anyone got anything on a basic oil change and service for my Thor's?
    Here's a link to the oil chart:
    http://www.magura.com/uploads/media/...english_02.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by compengr
    thanks bud

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    Added Nick_M2R's Stuck Down ATA Fix....
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    Anybody got a link for old (mid-'90's) Manitou's? Manitou Comp?

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    http://www.upmpg.com/tech_articles/motoroil_viscosity/

    This explains oil viscocity, might be of use for budding suspension tuners out there.

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    the links to SRAMS rock shox service manual pages under the TORA link is for a 2006 model, how similar is that or are they the same to the TORA SL's ?
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    hello, you can get the maintenance manual of the brain in 2006 (spz epic)

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    07 36 TALAS rc2 questions:

    can I get a replacement through axel from Fox? hex head is getting worn.
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    does the newer version T/A work?
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    Hello, someone has the service manual for the RP23 boost valve?
    Excuse my bad English.
    Thank you.

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    Any chance someone would have a service manual for a 1999 SID Dual Air Rear Shock. I want to get a couple years out of my shock. Thanks

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    anyone have info on rs revelation 426 dual air? As little as how much and weight oil per leg would be helpful.

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    MBAction has a good article on servicing the Magura Thor..

    (Note the site is running *very* slow today, but the article does eventually load)

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    Need to lower suspension (from 100mm down to, say, around 80ish mm?) on an RST Omega.

    I'm assuming I have to do more than just cut the spring in the left leg? What do I need to do to the damper assembly?

    Anybody...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by elhefedemefe View Post
    Need to lower suspension (from 100mm down to, say, around 80ish mm?) on an RST Omega.

    I'm assuming I have to do more than just cut the spring in the left leg? What do I need to do to the damper assembly?

    Anybody...?
    Have a picture or diagram of the internals?

    When you shorten a fork, you have to make it avoid extending to its former full extension. Most of times, this involves putting a spacer or spring under the piston or plunger.

    The damper side should be ok.

    Check threads for shortening travel on other forks, you'll get easily the idea.
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    Lower Travel questions

    OK, so... I looked at your site, but many of the pictures aren't available for whatever reason.

    Do I just take the lowers off, remove the spring on the left (sprung) leg, and throw some kind of makeshift spacer beneath it? Or should it be similar to an elastomer bottom out bumper?

    ...or maybe a spring that fits....?

    Thanks for your input in advance...

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    Quote Originally Posted by elhefedemefe View Post
    OK, so... I looked at your site, but many of the pictures aren't available for whatever reason.

    Do I just take the lowers off, remove the spring on the left (sprung) leg, and throw some kind of makeshift spacer beneath it? Or should it be similar to an elastomer bottom out bumper?

    ...or maybe a spring that fits....?

    Thanks for your input in advance...
    If your fork is like the attached pic, you need to remove spacer "1-3" and put it between "2" and "3".

    You need to disassemble the whole thing. Push the rod until it comes out over the crown. Put the spacer on the rod, put it back in, reassemble.

    My site has nothing related to shortening a fork, neither I implied it would. I meant to make a search on other travel change threads.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Fork and Shock Service Information-omegatnl100.jpg  

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    This Thread ROCKS.


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    Spring Grease for Boxxer?

    Manual says grease but can someone specify what to use when installing new springs? My stock spring is covered in red grease from the factory.

    Will this work: Red Devil all purpose grease, 16oz tub

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    Problem in FOX DHX AIR 5.0

    Hello,

    I need help.
    I have a FOX DHX 5.0 AIR.
    open 3 times and does not solve the problem.
    When I put the damper on the bike and go for a walk (in the street) after a few down, he loses the operation of the return.
    Service on the bench it works.
    Do you have any information to solve this problem.
    You have the exploded view.

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    Can repairing my fork wait?

    How soon after my fork starts to leak do i need to fix it. can it wait a week or so?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gtruman22 View Post
    How soon after my fork starts to leak do i need to fix it. can it wait a week or so?
    Sooner the better. Like your car having a bad leak in his radiator and need service.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gtruman22 View Post
    How soon after my fork starts to leak do i need to fix it. can it wait a week or so?
    depending how bad the leak is and the reason its leaking, yes, you can wait a week.

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    bicycle fork grease

    Quote Originally Posted by niche77 View Post
    Manual says grease but can someone specify what to use when installing new springs? My stock spring is covered in red grease from the factory.

    Will this work: Red Devil all purpose grease, 16oz tub
    Since you won't use much at a time, and not that often, but performance counts a lot in how happy you'll be with your suspension fork...I strongly recommend that you use a grease that is specific to bicycle forks.

    I've used Judy Butter and Slickhoney with good results. Here's a short thread on the subject: Reccomend Fork grease

    You can also search for lithium grease to find horror-ish stories from peeps who used all-purpose grease. One thing to remember is that the coil lubrication grease will be in contact with the fork oil in many suspension designs. The wrong grease may tend to mix with/dissolve into the fork oil and thereby change the viscosity and/or resistance to compression properties (among others) of the oil. As a result, damping performance could be less than optimal.

    Good luck! Bike suspension tuning has been a fun and rewarding learning experience for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warp View Post
    If your fork is like the attached pic, you need to remove spacer "1-3" and put it between "2" and "3".

    You need to disassemble the whole thing. Push the rod until it comes out over the crown. Put the spacer on the rod, put it back in, reassemble.

    My site has nothing related to shortening a fork, neither I implied it would. I meant to make a search on other travel change threads.
    I love you for this. I just picked up an RST Omega TnL and will be giving this a try this weekend.

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    Mojo HD & 2011 Fox Float 160/36 RLC FIT problem - need advice

    I weigh around 155 lb with gear. My Mojo 160 HD (size: Small) w/ 2012 Fox Float 160/36 FIT Kashima fork is definitely "broken in" (100+ hours.) I have tried every conceivable psi adjustment (& varying clicks of rebound) trying to get 25% sag and full travel, to no avail. While I am able to achieve 25% sag & full travel on my classic carbon Mojo with a 150 Talas FIT on some drops, it seems impossible on my HD; if I set air to 25-30 psi I do get 25% sag, but the stanchions do not fully extend! I mean more than a centimeter of stanchion remains inside legs after rebound (this is with no weight on bike - I can manually pull the fork out more than 1 cm); on the other hand if I put enough air in the fork so that stanchions extend out fully (again, with no weight on bike) I can't get close to full travel even on decent-size hits (the same hits that I am able to get full travel with on my ccMojo/150 Talas FIT, mentioned above) - I mean the best I can get, and this is with around 45-50 lb psi, is maybe 125 mm of travel. And even with 45-50 psi, the fork isn't quite fully extended - I can still pull stanchions out 0.5 cm - I have to air it up to around 60 psi to get it fully extended to 160 mm with no weight on bike.

    Is there anything I can do?? Do I just not weigh enough for this fork to operate properly? I love the HD but I need to get more than 120 mm travel on the technical drops. If I run around 25-30 psi I get 25% sag and close to full travel, but then the fork isn't even extended all the way out with no weight on bike, which is just wrong. Is there some 160/36 fork out there that will let me achieve full travel at my weight? thanks in advance. -jackson
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    Psylo SL : Worth fixing

    Looks like the right side bushings are starting to go. Seems like nobody works on these things. Should I try to fix it (I love the Lockout and externally adjustable travel) or just ride it till it gives out, then buy something else?

    Thoughts and recommendations for where to get fixed or similar to buy are appreciated.

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    Love this thread!

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    Having issues with my Kona Fastrax on my tanuki dl. My manual is one piece of paper and there is nothing online about. Anyone have any experience?

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    Hello. Anyone out there have Cannondale Lefty service manuals? or any links to Cannondale Lefty servce?

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    I want to upgrade my front forks on my focus. Currently have rst omega trl forks not my choice. They are pretty good at bottoming out. Im looking something I can put lockout on. Been looking at rockshox recon gold and sektor rl 140mm travel with poploc. Reba I like but bit to expensive. I ride on road and through woods and trails. Nothing to drastic. But want something that works well.

    Any help much appreciatedb
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    Hi all, I'm a first time user on here so go easy
    Can someone help, I have a Romic shock on my frame but it really needs a service, I'm in the U.K so was wondering if someone out there new where I can send it as I love the shock as its so plush.
    So far I'm banging my head against a wall so I thought I'd ask the people who really no.
    Help me please ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tysonnayden View Post
    Hi all, I'm a first time user on here so go easy
    Can someone help, I have a Romic shock on my frame but it really needs a service, I'm in the U.K so was wondering if someone out there new where I can send it as I love the shock as its so plush.
    So far I'm banging my head against a wall so I thought I'd ask the people who really no.
    Help me please ?
    Try TF Tuned in the UK (Bicycle Suspension - TF Tuned Shox).

    Or send it back to its home for some love and care. Romic is still servicing these shocks.
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    Romic

    I called TF Tuned and they said "we can't source the parts for that shock so we have stopped servicing them",
    Sending it back to Romicmfg may be a slight problem as from the re-search I have done has all but shown the company has either gone back to its core business (vehicle shocks) or has ceased trading. I'm confused as to what has happend, I've emailed them, I even called them from the uk and got a recorded message saying the number no longer exist's ? The company name no longer exists over there office building in cal. (Google Lattitude)
    So from all that I'm not sure if I want to send it to them as i may not see it again.....
    Anyone out there no any more that could help please ?
    Thankyou

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    You could always service it yourself. Is it a coil or air shock ?
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    It's a coil shock, oil and nitrogen, 150psi with no bleed valves. It blew oil 30ft in the air during a clean (i needed a shower ! Lol) how they build them in factory I have no idea.
    Servicing it myself, I wouldn't have a clue how or where to begin, a Marzocchi Roco R (what I'm running in the mean time) no problems but the Romic is something I don't want to play with unless I new how ?
    Has anyone done it themselves ? Is it possible ?
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by tysonnayden View Post
    It's a coil shock, oil and nitrogen, 150psi with no bleed valves. It blew oil 30ft in the air during a clean (i needed a shower ! Lol) how they build them in factory I have no idea.
    Servicing it myself, I wouldn't have a clue how or where to begin, a Marzocchi Roco R (what I'm running in the mean time) no problems but the Romic is something I don't want to play with unless I new how ?
    Has anyone done it themselves ? Is it possible ?
    Thanks

    Ride Hard. Ride Safe. Carpe Diem !
    Well, I'm by no mean an expert at this, but I had to service my 12 years old RS SID rear shock (air shock) this week. I couldn't find any place where they would do it and the only part I could find was a 3 piece kit that included a dust wiper, main o-ring and a glide ring. I had the service manual in pdf and that was all. So I just remove the air from the can, remove the can, depressurize the internal floating piston (ifp) using a hypodermic needle and then unscrew the main seal head to remove the old oil and pour new one in. Then put back the seal head, re pressurize the ifp with air (or nitrogen if available), put back the air can and air the shock. Luckily, I didn't had to change any parts. Just clean the old oil and lube and put new one in.

    Now for your col shock, it should be pretty much the same except my air can would be your coil. Remove the coil, depressurize the ifp, remove the seal head, change oil, put back seal head (the main piston rod), re pressurize the ifp with a shock pump or nitrogen and tadam !

    Of course, it's a bit more technical than that, but it's pretty much the guideline for servicing a rear shock.

    Now if you need new parts, you could always source o-rings from your hardware store, but rod wiper and glide ring might be more a problem to find.

    For my needle, I used a medical hypodermic needle screwed into a presta adaptor and cut to fit into my shock pump schrader head. See the pics.

    Best thing to do is get as much info on that shock and where you could possibly get parts or help if something goes wrong. Then only start when you have everything and all the tools needed. You might also need to set the ifp height before you pour new oil. That's why having the service manual is handy. The height of the ifp can be changed by adding more air or releasing some after you depressurize the ifp.
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    My Rockshox Recon SL Solo Air Gold has oil coming up on the bit that goes into the shock. does this mean they need a service cause i have had them for a year? Or has a seal broke or something? Thanks

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