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    Session and Scratch shock mounting kit

    remove the shock to change another coil that fits my weight. I find that the sleeve is so tight that it can't rotate against the DU bushing. It's fixed and I need to use a hammer to push it out in order to change the coil because it's too long blocking the coil.

    there is wear on EVO link caused by the sleeve and it create loads of friction on the rear suspension system.

    It's a brand new frame. I am so disappointed. You should check it.

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    I had the same problem on my 2010 trek scratch so I turned the part down in a lathe so that it could rotate freely against the DU bushing. I even brought this issue up with trek and they just blew me off. So I said forget it and fixed mine and I am happy now.
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    mine is a scratch too. Great to meet another scratch rider

    I am thinking to buy a new bush (polymer one)only and reusing the same sleeve. Is it due to wrong size of the sleeve or the bush? It won't help if the root cause is on the sleeve.

    I emailed Trek and they just asked me to contact the seller. Not really helpful. I wonder every scratch (or even session since they share the same mounting kit) has this issue now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cscsw View Post
    mine is a scratch too. Great to meet another scratch rider

    I am thinking to buy a new bush (polymer one)only and reusing the same sleeve. Is it due to wrong size of the sleeve or the bush? It won't help if the root cause is on the sleeve.

    I emailed Trek and they just asked me to contact the seller. Not really helpful. I wonder every scratch (or even session since they share the same mounting kit) has this issue now.

    The problem is due to the sleeve having too big of an OD. I did verify this problem on two other Scratches at two different bike shops.

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    agree. I replaced the DU bushing with the polymer one but it doesn't help. Ordered new sleeve and hope it helps

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    Where did you order a new sleeve from?

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    I ordered mine from here
    Heavy Duty Mount Kits, 12.7mm - for Fox etc - TF Tuned Shox

    I haven't received it. NOT sure if it helps.

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    Has anyone ever talked to RWC, they didn't answer my emails.

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    the kit by TF is the same. The sleeve doesn't rotate freely in the bushing but they claim that it's normal.

    I will see if it will loose some day

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