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    El Chamuco rear shock options

    Okay, so I purchased the El Chamuco that jbf was selling. I was curious if anyone had some good insight on rear shock choices for this thing. It has an air shock on it now but I am planning on going with a coil. I have a ccdb that I am hoping to try out on it if I can get the reducers for it. I am assuming that I'll need a 500lb spring for that.

    Any .02 on these is more than welcome.

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    Call Teresa or Sherwood. They'll hook you up with the appropriate specifications on what you need.

    I had a 2003 El chamuco that came with a Romic shock. Great bike.

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    I'm sure the CCDB will be sweet, but I liked my Chamook best built up with an air shock and 520mm a-c fork. My original setup (Romic and Z150) always felt a bit out of whack to me, as the bike was super-slack and front heavy, but still not really a big-hit bike. With the shorter fork the bike was still plenty slack, but just did everything right, and the sub-30lb. weight didn't hurt either.
    Last edited by albeant; 12-06-2012 at 06:33 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by albeant View Post
    I'm sure the CCDB will be sweet, but I liked my Chamook best built up with an air shock and 520mm a-c fork. My original setup (Romic and Z150) always felt a bit out of whack to me, as the bike was super-slack and front heavy, but not still not really a big-hit bike. With the shorter fork the bike was still plenty slack, but just did everything right, and the sub-30lb. weight didn't hurt either.
    Well, I purchased it with a Swinger so I'll egt to try it with an air shock first. I al planning on using a Pushed Fox Vanilla that I already have for a fork so it's definitely going to make it super slack.

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    That should have read that it definitely will NOT be super slack. The fork is a 130mm fork

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