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Has anybody replaced their 2005 Coiler Dee-Lux for with another 160mm and found it just doesn't feel right? Has anybody replaced the original for with a 180mm fork to keep the a-c similar to the original 66VF and found it good?

I gouged the stanchion on the 66VF and replaced it with a 2010 55RV since it is supposed to be a functionally similar fork (and it seems to be). The only problem is that the bike feels like it wants to "drop" into a corner instead of gently carving through with a intuitive lean. :(

Edit: For reference the 2005 66VF 150mm was 572mm a-c. The 2010 55RV 160mm is 549mm a-c. A current 180mm for is about 565-568mm for a-c.
 

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Marzocchi 66

I have an 06 66 VF2 170mm fork that would get you back to what your used to if you want?

PM me if interested
 

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Your right it is 555mm a-c. I was thinking the 05 150's were the same a-c as the 06 170's.

It's a great fork with no issues & would give you 20mm more travel, but can understand if your used to a really tall front end.


Maybe a 180 fork will work on that frame, but maybe 170F/150R would be better long term?

You can put a 200X57mm shock on the 05-06 frames & get 170 if i remember correctly.
 
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