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    my parker just go a hole lot better

    check out the new shox, cant wait to take it riding. i hit my little ramp in my yard to get the rebound set the difference is night and day. i'm so pumped
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    nice! i really want to snag a coil for my XAM.

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    Insanitylevel9 what is the eye to eye length of your rear shock?

    thanks in advance
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    Nice!

    May I ask what size spring you used? And how much you weigh.

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    the size 7.875 x 2"stroke and I'm about 180 185 geared up 175 not geared up, i got a 400 pound spring. i will post some more about it when i get to go for a ride.
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    couldnt a 7.875 x 2.25" stroke shock be used to add rear travel?
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    Quote Originally Posted by unknown-rider
    couldnt a 7.875 x 2.25" stroke shock be used to add rear travel?
    my finger just fits in the space between so i wouldn't
    Quote Originally Posted by craftworks750
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    looks good is it really like night and day from the rox shox bar? whats the difference?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dimpthepimp
    looks good is it really like night and day from the rock shox bar? whats the difference?
    it feels so much nicer then the bar. its allot smoother, but i haven't been able to do much testing yet. but ill keep every one posted on the after ride thoughts
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    your bike has a hole in it? better get that checked out. sick shock though, i thought about a van but decided to stay air. best upgrade to a parker you can make imo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b-kul
    your bike has a hole in it? better get that checked out.
    what
    Quote Originally Posted by craftworks750
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    just busting your balls on grammer lol.

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    ooohhh duh, i just noticed the mistake in the title
    Quote Originally Posted by craftworks750
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    did that shock bolt up with the old bushings? or did you have to get new hardware?

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    how much did that set you back? im building up my parker now and I think coils just look so much better than the air shock. lol im not very experienced with FS rigs so im just pumped to get the bike done... but maybe down the road id upgrade

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    i just called fox and got the new bushings. the old ones are totally different then the new ones as shown in the pic.
    left is fox right is rs
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    just ordered a DHX5 for my XAM. cambria had it for 299 and i used the 20% off coupon!!! for that price i dont care if it takesa while for them to ship it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by insanitylevel9
    i just called fox and got the new bushings. the old ones are totally different then the new ones as shown in the pic.
    left is fox right is rs
    Do all fox shox use the same bushings? I just got a rp23, and didn't know if the bushings would be the same as the rs bar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnJameson
    Do all fox shox use the same bushings? I just got a rp23, and didn't know if the bushings would be the same as the rs bar.
    The bushings are not the same but the sleeves are the same. I would not mess with it Id just get the right ones. There only like 30 bucks for both front and rear.
    Quote Originally Posted by craftworks750
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    Quote Originally Posted by futurerocker1
    how much did that set you back? im building up my parker now and I think coils just look so much better than the air shock. lol im not very experienced with FS rigs so im just pumped to get the bike done... but maybe down the road id upgrade
    the shox cost me 250 its a 2010 and the bushings were like 30 shipped.
    Quote Originally Posted by craftworks750
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