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    Carbon Fuel Rockerlink

    has anyone gotten this put on their fuel yet? I am slightly interested in it, but I can't find any specs on weight on neither the carbon nor the stock rockerlinks.

    I'm trying to get my 19.5" EX9 down to 25#. Its 29 right now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peith
    has anyone gotten this put on their fuel yet? I am slightly interested in it, but I can't find any specs on weight on neither the carbon nor the stock rockerlinks.

    I'm trying to get my 19.5" EX9 down to 25#. Its 29 right now
    Unneeded/overpriced (unless $$$ is no object )....save weight elsewhere (tires/tubes/wheels weight savings have a major effect on bike "liveliness" )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peith
    has anyone gotten this put on their fuel yet? I am slightly interested in it, but I can't find any specs on weight on neither the carbon nor the stock rockerlinks.

    I'm trying to get my 19.5" EX9 down to 25#. Its 29 right now

    I could be mis-informed, but I thought I read somehere that the carbon rocker link (found on EX 9.5) has a slightly different shape designed to provide a little firmer rear suspension. I dunno if that makes sense or not, but the shape is different.

    I have a carbon rocker on my old Fuel 100. I don't particularly like it. First one cracked (warranty). I am afraid to tighten the pivots too much on the new one in fear that it too might crack.

    Besides, I doubt that the difference in weight between aluminum and carbon will on the rocker contribute much to the 4 pounds you are looking to lose...

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    I doubt also that the carbon rocker link will save much in the way of weight; in regards to being afraid to tighten the pivot bolts too much just use a torque wrench.

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    To the best of my knowledge a carbon rocker is not available for the EX line. The 9.5 does not have one either. Only the Top Fuel 110 comes with the carbon rocker for 2006.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PointBoy
    I doubt also that the carbon rocker link will save much in the way of weight; in regards to being afraid to tighten the pivot bolts too much just use a torque wrench.
    I use my torque wrench on everything but the pivot bolts. If you tighten them down to the torque Trek specifies, the rear end will not even move. Literally. It's ridiculous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pktrekguy
    To the best of my knowledge a carbon rocker is not available for the EX line. The 9.5 does not have one either. Only the Top Fuel 110 comes with the carbon rocker for 2006.

    hey thats a good call, i didn't think about that


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