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A friend has offered me his 9.9 frame and 130 fork. Any negatives to this setup running as 29r or should I go ahead and get it with the 130 he has? Dont plan on running 27+ tires on it.

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Well, the fork will weigh a bit more than the SC version, and is easily and inexpensively sleeved down to 120 -- which is the sweet spot for the Top Fuel, IMO.
 

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Well, the fork will weigh a bit more than the SC version, and is easily and inexpensively sleeved down to 120 -- which is the sweet spot for the Top Fuel, IMO.
Funny how I knew you'd chime in. Thanks. 
Yeah it's a Factory Kashima 130 but if I can get frame reasonably enuff without I was thinking of getting a 120 step cast wonder fork just wasnt sure if that would mess up geo. Certainly the least expensive way to go is dropping the 130 down but would probably stick with 130 since it's not a matter of racing.

I'm on a v1 Ripley now at 120 but they can run 120/140, which I've done, but wasn't sure what works best on the TF.

I know you like the FEX's.
 

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Fyi a TF with a 130mm fork will ride nothing like a FEX. I put a 110mm fork on my TF and wouldn't think I would go any bigger as it would mess with the handling too much

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So....Top Fuel or Fuel EX?

I wouldn't lower the BB on a Fuel EX one mm lower than it already is.

Top Fuel, on the other hand, rides great anywhere between 100 and 120.
 
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