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Are you running a Ti spring? Which one?

5416 Views 71 Replies 38 Participants Last post by  lmx
I ran an old Progressive 325# spring on my 7point... but I'm considering throwing a new Ti spring on whatever bike I will have for 2009.

What's your experiences with different companies' Ti springs? :confused:
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i ran a progressive on my mkiii. it was the wrong spring rate for me, but i liked where it was going.
Progressive 250# on my 7point/ 6point to be.

Dont plan on changing it.
RCS - best fit and good quality, no problems there, well unless you run a vivid rear

Obtanium - made to fit every shock but to me thats a negative. unless your using a vivid you have to use spacers, also the same coil will fit 2.5 - 3.0 sizes. 3.0 takes another spacer though. so the only way it would be the perfect fit is if you had a 2.75 stroke vivid.

progressive - light, simple, but i don't think they make them anymore. i run a 425 on my intense SS which is awesome cause not many companies make shocks in increments of 25#

Diverse - newer company but cheapest. worth checking out.

Manitou and marzocchi - good quality as well. hard to find but they are out there.

i currently run a progressive and a RCS. in my experience a titanium coil is a titanium coil. progressive and rcs seem to be lighter when i have weighed mine though. I have ridden all but the marzocchi and obtanium.
Running 450# Progressive Ti spring on my DHX. Loving it compared to my well oversprung (600#) steel one I had before.
RCS 450lb on my CCDB.

I am thinking about trying a 400lb Diverse for the Spring season.

I am just about to lose my Clyde status. My I'm right at 200 and my 450 is now run with 0 preload - just enough to stop rattle, so I will need to drop to a lighter rate.

RCS 500 on DHX5.0

no problems
I have been eyeing the nuke proof ti spring for a little while. I haven't read too many reviews but did a short review on it here.
About the same price as the obtanium.
I might just stick with an obtanium though as I know for a fact that they work well with a vivid.
rcs gets my vote...excellent quality and performance and they are among the lightest ti springs i have come across...especially in the higher rates
the best, optainium. :thumbsup:
i got my spring on ebay for cheap because i can't justify spending $200 on a spring for a $100 shock
Tevž said:
Nuke proof 500x3.0:thumbsup: :thumbsup:
what's the free length of that??
Hmmm... I've always liked the fit and look of the RCS. I'll probably go with that, even though I had fantastic luck with my Progressive spring.
Got a Diverse Ti spring. Very happy with it.
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