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    New question here. 2005 Fox Talas R

    I just got this Talas R, my first real fork. Hasn't been serviced in 2 years but not ridden much. Might go through it for fun. I was wondering if maybe someone could drop some links to the proper fluid/s and seal kit for this fork.

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    It's a 36? That's not a real fork, sorry I have one and it works really great, but that's after countless mods (and I mean modifying and custom machining parts for the damper and air cartridge)
    The damper has zero low speed compression. The air side has super sticky seals, and minuscule negative chamber.
    The good things are the structural stiffness, and the IFP chamber (like modern triple chamber systems) that when properly set up can greatly decrease the afore mentioned faults. The IFP chamber is set at 150 psi by the factory, while the optimal ratio is 1.5 times the main chamber. The valve is hidden under blue the talas knob, under a red screw and you'll need a ball inflater needle, or a specific adapter if you can find one.

    There's also a low friction seal kit for the air side, I used it before I switched to quad-rings, it makes a sensible difference: https://www.u2nr.com/products/u2nr-f...as-service-kit

    damper oil: fox green 10w
    air seals: 803-00-212 (If the travel adjust works don't mess with it, it's pretty complicated.)
    damper seals: 803-00-149

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    They also had the habit of sucking lower leg bath oil into the negative chamber, making it even smaller. Definitely check it out.

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    Well i came from a spring fork so compared to that, i'd say it's real. Thanks for the reply.

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