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    Bonking ... not feelin' well missing ball bearing from Fox Low-speed compression dial

    Hey guys! Guess who f#%*ed up!!!!!

    So i was servicing my Fox 32 F29 RLC today according to the detailed instructions:
    F29 RLC/RL

    On Step 7, I lost the ball bearing and for the life of me cannot find it.



    Does anyone know where I could find a suitable replacement?

    TIA friends!

    -Brad

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    Quote Originally Posted by volleybrad View Post
    Hey guys! Guess who f#%*ed up!!!!!

    So i was servicing my Fox 32 F29 RLC today according to the detailed instructions:
    F29 RLC/RL

    On Step 7, I lost the ball bearing and for the life of me cannot find it.



    Does anyone know where I could find a suitable replacement?

    TIA friends!

    -Brad
    Call Fox Service and ask them what size it is....then go to hardware store. Keep an eye on the three 1/16th bearings in the lockout lever that ride that tiny race in the photo.

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    Hardware store is your friend. Lost mine and got one from a hardware store. Make sure you put it in a paper bag or you'll lose it on the way home

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    Hardware store is your friend. Lost mine and got one from a hardware store. Make sure you put it in a paper bag or you'll lose it on the way home
    Thanks for the reply. I e-mailed Fox and they said it's just a standard 1/8" ball bearing. I've been to several bike shops, 2 hardware stores, and Home Depot. Nobody seems to stock them.

    I ended up buying a bag of 144 of them from Amazon for 5 bucks.



    If anyone else needs a 1/8" bearing, let me know! I'll have a few extra!

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    144! Wow. Ace Hardware has bins of BBs in many sizes

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    Quote Originally Posted by volleybrad View Post
    Hey guys! Guess who f#%*ed up!!!!!

    So i was servicing my Fox 32 F29 RLC today according to the detailed instructions:
    F29 RLC/RL

    On Step 7, I lost the ball bearing and for the life of me cannot find it.
    Isn't the bearing supposed to sit on a spring too? I bought a bike and I think the fork is missing a bearing like yours.

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    Keep a magnet in the tool box. Car parts stores carry a small magnet on the end of a longer reaching telescoping handle. It REALLY comes in handy sometimes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by derby View Post
    Keep a magnet in the tool box. Car parts stores carry a small magnet on the end of a longer reaching telescoping handle. It REALLY comes in handy sometimes!
    Good tip.

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    1/8" inch Diameter Chrome Steel G10 Ball Deep Groove Radial Ball Bearings

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeRock98 View Post
    1/8" inch Diameter Chrome Steel G10 Ball Deep Groove Radial Ball Bearings
    that's what I've been reading. I'm surprised you can't just order the ball and spring from Fox.

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    I called Fox and they gave a part# 010-01-000-A for $1.00 and said it's best to get it from a local Fox retailer. I called one up and fortunately they had both the spring and ball bearing in stock for $2ea.

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