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    Marzocchi service instructions

    I have more or less settled on the 2006 AM1 for my Spot after my Minute died on me last weekend. Before I place an order, I am looking all over the Internet to find instruction manuals for the AM1 but I cannot find anything. The official manual does not describe how to open the fork (oil change etc), and any 'unofficial manuals' I managed to find mostly relate to the Marathon.

    Does anyone have such instructions handy ?

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    Changing the oil is as easy as removing the dials, remove the top caps and dump out the fluid. Cycle the fork and dump any remaining fluid. For 05 the best working levels were 140ml in the ETA side and 40ml in the TST side.


    When I crack open my TST this winter I will document the process.
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    KDK, I don't know if you're paying full retail for an '06 model or not, but, I just bought a brand new fresh in the box, uncut steer tube '05 model in all BLACK, from a dealer who sells on ebay, for $439.00. He shipped tuesday, I just got it today. He seems to have a good reputation: http://cgi.ebay.com/BRAND-NEW-2005-M...QQcmdZViewItem

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    KDK, I don't know if you're paying full retail for an '06 model or not, but, I just bought a brand new fresh in the box, uncut steer tube '05 model in all BLACK, from a dealer who sells on ebay, for $439.00. He shipped tuesday, I just got it today. He seems to have a good reputation: http://cgi.ebay.com/BRAND-NEW-2005-M...QQcmdZViewItem
    I hate to spam, but I have to add that I purchased an '04 Z1 FR from the same ebay seller this spring. He shipped fast, answered all my questions promptly, and the fork is awesome. I'd buy from him again.

    -Mike

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    That is a FANTASTIC deal especially since the fork is black !!! My only concern about buying something from the States is that by the time you add postage, taxes, VAT, expenses and lost time to clear the package through customs it somehow loses its appeal.

    Nevetheless that fork is an absolute bargain and I know that by the time I decide to get it it will be sold out. Thanks for pointing it out to us Renegade !!

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    That sounds easy enough !! Isn't any semi-bath oil to put from the bottom of the legs like my Manitou Minute ? Excuse my ignorance guys.

    We will be waiting for the SSINGA pictorial
    Last edited by KDK; 10-06-2005 at 10:54 PM.

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    You can get an 2005 AM2 (Black 130mm) for 279 Euro from www.bike-discount.de

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    I would look for a 2005 AM1 instead of 2006, since the new ones are a few mm taller due to the new design of the lowers.

    Renegade, you're frankenforking your RFX or what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK_
    Renegade, you're frankenforking your RFX or what?

    _MK
    yes; I hope to have it done this afternoon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    yes; I hope to have it done this afternoon.
    Sweet, I love mine.

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    Does anyone know what are the differences between '05 and '06 other than the colour ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KDK
    Does anyone know what are the differences between '05 and '06 other than the colour ?
    With the 06 the lowers are redone. They're black and 3mm or so taller and they might be stiffer.

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