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My RP3 rear shock on my yeti 575 seems to ride a lot stiffer since its become cold.

this summer when temperatures were from 90-100 degrees, i used about 215 pounds and was happy with the rp3 performance. i weight about 190lbs.

the termperature was about 50 degrees yesterday and i put in about 200 pounds on the rp3 and still felt like the shock was too stiff.

are there any good guidelines for cold weather shock setups?
 

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575 - nice ride.

The damping fluid plays a big part of cold weather problems. Damping fluid gets stiffer as it gets colder. Use the setting with the least damping for starters. Also, consider getting a neoprene shock boot as it may assist in keeping the heat generated by the shock.

Air does become more dense as the temperature drops, but shocks also get hotter as they are used. Pressure might drop at first when cold. If your seals are not good you may get leaks in cold weather.
 
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