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    Fox Float RP2 nitrogen refill valve modification.

    Hi All,

    I am planning to modify the nitrogen refill valve with a schrader valve

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    with something like this.

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    which is available from here.

    Fox Racing Shox Schrader Valve Assembly 802-00-012 : Amazon.com : Automotive

    the question is, does the schrader valve thread compatible with the fox float thread?? Do you know any other better alternative???

    Thanks for your help

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    How to you plan to remove the air can?

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    You just need to remove the valve and repressurize the IFP once you've done the air can service. There's some good info over here.

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    Re: Fox Float RP2 nitrogen refill valve modification.

    Quote Originally Posted by TigWorld View Post
    You just need to remove the valve and repressurize the IFP once you've done the air can service. There's some good info over here.
    Wow, thanks for posting that link, I'm gonna poke around some more over there. That site seems to have :thumbup:

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    I've just ordered the valve. I've been searching for this for a while. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by TigWorld View Post
    You just need to remove the valve and repressurize the IFP once you've done the air can service. There's some good info over here.
    Really big thanks from me. Info that I have been looking for

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    Hi I did a similar modification on my coil DHX 5.0 using the same fox schrader valve, the threads do not match the thread on the nitrogen valve so I had to purchase a schrader tap for the new valve to fit, once you have the hole re-tapped you will most likely need some sort of sealer to put on the threads, I used a high pressure gas fitter's sealant:

    Jet Lube V2 Plus Joint Compound JETLUBE, JETLUBE

    shock now works a treat and is easy to service at home without having to worry about getting it nitrogen charged, now i can simply use my shock pump!

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    You should find a big difference between filling with nitrogen and air, especially after the you have ridden for a while and the gas heats up.

    Any thoughts on this?

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    Air is 80% nitrogen anyway, doesn't matter. Bottled nitrogen would be very dry and filtered (both good things). IFP chamber is only used as a relief for the oil during shock compression (other wise shock would be in hydraulic lock). Nitrogen is a little closer to a "perfect gas"; it still expands during heating, and shrinks during cooling.

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