Marzocchi 888 RC3 2008 Forks

4.4/5 (5 Reviews)
Weight : 3.220 grams


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Product Description

  • 200mm Travel
  • RC3 Volume Adj.
  • Mech PL
  • One Side Coil
  • Aluminum Steer Tube
  • 38mm Aluminum Stanchions
  • 8" Post Mount or Max Disc 9"
  • 20mm Axle


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by guido a Downhiller from Zurich, Switzerland

Date Reviewed: September 27, 2008

Weaknesses:    havier than mentioned on the marz. website

Bottom Line:   
I bought this for as I wanted to ride something else than the fox 40 which I like very much but It needed a service every season which is quite expensive. I rode the fork only a few times and they work good but they are heavy. 500 grams more (around 2,750 grams)then mentioned on the marz. website and the national dealer confirmed it as well. Why do they cheat and don´t write down the right weight?

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   fox 40

Bike Setup:   iron horse sunday team

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ltsltr a Downhiller from Orange county

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2008

Strengths:    Ridgid and plush as all heck, tons of adjustment.

Weaknesses:    need spring options

Bottom Line:   
I like the fact that I don't have to constantly worry about servicing this thing every 20 hours. Handles sweet right out of the box. SUPER plush as always. Love the adjustments they seem to be easier to dial in that the Fox 40. I desperately need a heavy spring. I wish that Marzocchi would hurry up and ship those out. I giving 4 flaming chili's for that specific reason. Other than that, the forks rock. Can't go wrong with these.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $850.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Fox 40rc2

Bike Setup:   Vp Free

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by WilliamxxCox a Downhiller from Keystone, Colorado, United states

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2008

Strengths:    SOAKS UP EVERYTHING!!!!! like ride a smooth trail the entire way down the mountain.

Weaknesses:    Little on the heavy side weighing in at 7.5 pounds. other than that it flawless

Bottom Line:   
Great product. dropped my first 17' gap with this fork at keystone with no problem. shows it can handle anything. if you can find under $1000 go ahead and grab it while its there my friend.

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Favorite Trail:   Jamrock

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $640.00

Purchased At:   Mojo Wheels

Similar Products Used:   Manitou stance kingpin, rockshox worldcup.

Bike Setup:   ironhorse team, rc3, maxxis dh minnions perfect= perfection

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by meistro a Downhiller from UK

Date Reviewed: May 20, 2008

Strengths:    massive fork legs which give awsome strength and confidence, buttery smooth, good tunability.

Weaknesses:    stock springs are a little soft for me but thats it.

Bottom Line:   
amazing forks with a good price tag, must have for freeriders and downhillers

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $600.00

Similar Products Used:   marzocchi z1, fox 36, marzocchi 66rc2x, 888rc3


Bike Setup:   2007 bighit with 2008 marzocchi 888rc3 and 2008 fox dhx 5.0 coil, formula the One brakes with goodridge hoses, truvative bar, stem, cranks, odi lock-ons..

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jamis bowtech a Weekend Warrior from norco

Date Reviewed: February 1, 2008

Strengths:    everything. super plush picks up the chitter chatter. and handles big hits like well... nothing

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
dont believe all the people who says the RC3 arent good or that the rc2x are better. cuz well there not. the RC3 is awsome!!!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $480.00

Purchased At:   crash replacement

Similar Products Used:   888rt (no adjustment but strong fork snapped it in half got the RC3)

Bike Setup:   a line RC3 van rc

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888 rc3 evo

Just got a new dh bike commencal v3 and am going out for 1st ride this weekend does anyone have a base setting for these forks there the v1 version, i think they have the medium spring I weigh 82kg. Does the air volume control have big effect? I changed the rear shock spring out for a 350, gonna rid ... Read More »

2011 888 RC3 Evo TI workshop manual?

Hi all, just purchased some lightly used 888's and want to strip them down to regrease etc before use. Any idea where I can get a workshop manual? I'm used to running 40's which were straight forward, so hope these turn out to be the same. Also, I've noticed that these won't extend back fully ... Read More »

888 RC3 problem

Hey guys, i have an 888 RC3 from 2008 that I've bought a month ago, and the fork doesn't have the full 200mm travel, it only does like 160mm. I saw a video on youtube saying that if you put more suspension oil than the marzocchi says the suspension won't get full travel, is that true? Help ple ... Read More »

Paid SPAM, Canfield with Avalanche, 888 RC3 and more...

This has gotta go. [url=http://classifieds.mtbr.com/showproduct.php?product=77150]Canfield Lucky, Avalanche Woodie, 888 RC3, Chris King, Diety, MRP G2 - Buy and Sell and Review Mountain Bikes and Accessories[/url] Lots of life left in it, perfect for someone that wants a bomber bike and doesn't ... Read More »

888 RC3 Leaking Fluid From Bottom

Hey folks, My 888 EVO RC3 has leaked quite a bit of fluid out of the bottom, where the compression adjustment nob is. This occurred once when it was just sitting in my garage, and also right after a decent ride. Any idea as to how I should start fixing this? I'm not familiar with working on forks ... Read More »

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