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    fox air suspension help

    My DH bike has Fox 40's and Fox x2's. The fork feels fine but the shock bottoms out too much and dips too low in its travel. Im very light at 120 lbs and have sag set correctly. I have the max amount of volume spacers and tried cranking up the HSC. I've tried higher psi but i don't know how much to put. Help. I bottom out on a 3ft drop to flat. Is this normal?

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    Are you using the Fox setup guide to start with? I've found these settings to be very close to where I ended up with after dialing my suspension in....
    https://www.ridefox.com/help.php?m=b...dampersettings
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    Quote Originally Posted by kenbentit View Post
    Are you using the Fox setup guide to start with? I've found these settings to be very close to where I ended up with after dialing my suspension in....
    https://www.ridefox.com/help.php?m=b...dampersettings
    Yea, ive tried the guide but it seems too soft for me.

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    What frame do you have?

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    obvious things:

    first: 3' is pretty big to flat, bottoming out on that is not necessarily a problem.

    second: if you need to go bigger than 3' to flat, you need harder suspension. If volume spacers and HSC aren't doing it, you need to add air, don't worry about sag (if it "dips too low in it's travel" then your sag is not set correctly).

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    Quote Originally Posted by EricTheDood View Post
    What frame do you have?
    It's a Commencal Furious 2018

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    Yea, that's what I though. I guess fork psi has to go up as well.

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    I have commencal furious 2018 fox build too. I am at 205 lbs with all my gear on... I am running 225 psi (30% sag) few clicks off HSC/LSC recommending setting Fox's provides... stock vol. spacers

    I haven't any issues bottoming on 15-20 ft drops or large doubles. You may have defective rear shock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dc40 View Post
    I have commencal furious 2018 fox build too. I am at 205 lbs with all my gear on... I am running 225 psi (30% sag) few clicks off HSC/LSC recommending setting Fox's provides... stock vol. spacers

    I haven't any issues bottoming on 15-20 ft drops or large doubles. You may have defective rear shock.
    I might head over to my local bike shopl to have them take a look. Might be a defective shock.

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