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    SX trail and E150 fork?

    Has anyone out there tried putting a E150 fork into an SX trail frame? Does it work? Can it work? Or does the geometry not add up?

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    The geo will be off given that the E150 has less travel than what comes stock on the SX trail. It will give you a lower BB and a steeper HT angle. You can simply compare the axle to crown on the 36 Van to the E150.

  3. #3
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    the e150 off the XL bike is longer and should be able to set the ride height difference to get the chassis and bb corrected -----but you will be alittle short on travel ( this can be corrected also but it takes some fab work that would not be easy )

    i have never measured these two bikes out to see what it would take ,---

    but i will say i really like the e150 and the way it works and can take hits and drops , ---and it is light and very stiff !!

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