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Need a little ROCKSHOX info
#1
Hey everyone ,
Glad to be on your forum........
I have 2 bikes in need of RockShox repair.
I'm guessing a rebuild on both will do .

#1- Mid 90's Mongoose IBOC 26" Here's the forks .
Only word I see on them is magnesium.
Needs new springs and oil.....very spongy...have not been serviced in 15 yrs
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mY second bike is my girlfriends Trek with Rockshox (pilot model?) thats the only word I see. Her bike is about 8yrs old and the shocks are seized.
sounds like they need a rebuild.

I am mechanically sound but where do I begin to find the info needed to buy springs, o rings, oil etc for these bikes?

Thanks !!!
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#2
http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/ref=sr_nr_i_0?rh=k%3Arockshox+rebuild+kits%2Ci%3Asporting&keywords=rockshox+rebuild+kits&ie=UTF8&qid=1317077594

Sorry, but I have no idea which kits you need.
Nigel
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#3
My problem exactly...........how the heck do you ID your fork type???





(09-26-2011, 06:54 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/ref=sr_nr_i_0?rh=k%3Arockshox+rebuild+kits%2Ci%3Asporting&keywords=rockshox+rebuild+kits&ie=UTF8&qid=1317077594

Sorry, but I have no idea which kits you need.
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#4
here is a kickstart for your adventure. finding the parts is another thang
http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/mag21.pdf
there a 2 or 3 different mag styles but this should cover yours as best I can tell from your pics
(09-26-2011, 08:28 PM)painkiller Wrote:  here is a kickstart for your adventure. finding the parts is another thang
http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge/PDF/Manuals/mag21.pdf
there a 2 or 3 different mag styles but this should cover yours as best I can tell from your pics
Relax i just I deeded it for you! Lucky for you I am fat and old for a mountain biker. It is that line of rockshox that put them on the map and been going ever since
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#5
hey Nigel, Is rockshox warranty dept. still in san jose, Ca ?
with your fat cash go down the street and buy the poor guy what he needs. Love ya, Painkiller
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#6
What model (basic) would replace this if I were to do so??
basic bike......nothing crazy.
Kenny S

Here's my girlfriends forks......seized!! any thoughts??
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#7
My personal opinion is to go rigid. I am not a fan of low end shocks at all
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#8
what do the generic shocks cost?? who's got the best prices>?

Just trying to get 2 bikes going again.
Can't imagine this being this complicated but it is...
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#9
ebay and amazon have the lowest prices.

I purchase a lot of stuff from crosslakesales on ebay, and have always been very pleased.
Nigel
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#10
I have a feeling my magnesiums might just need more air pressure. seem to work fine...just spongy and soft.

ha ha.......I took out those little philips screws .....how the hell do you get those little caps off?
Feel like I'm going to destroy them......
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#11
Ha ha...... funny thing.... after reading a bunch of posts
about the pilots..... All i did was spray non stick
cooking spray on the exposed seals and shafts.....
Working good as new!!!
ha ha! The power of the internet!!
Kenny s.
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