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Hi all,
I want to change the damper oil in my fox van rc2 fork with an old FIT damper (inverted bladder) but I can't seem to find anything on how to actually open the damper to dispose the old oil for an oil change.
It's the same damper as the one posted here:

https://forums.mtbr.com/shocks-suspension/inside-fox-rc2-damper-452503.html

but his discriptions were quite vague so I don't really understand what he really meant for some parts.

For those who has used that damper, do you know where to open to dispose the oil? All I know is that there's a hex nut at the bottom that needs to be removed

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I did some data mining on the Wayback machine to find this - https://web.archive.org/web/20120618021507/http://service.foxracingshox.com:80/consumers/Content/Service/QuickTech/36_40_FIT_Cartridge_Service.htm which has the procedure and pictures.

It has been awhile since I have done one of these but that is the procedure for an inverted RC damper.

For some reason Fox has pulled down the content from service.foxracingshox.com which is crap in my opinion.
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Does any one know whether all fox 36 top caps uses the 32mm socket tool? I did a rough measurement of mine and it seems like its close to 35mm, not really sure though as it was an approximation.
 

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I'm pretty sure 32mm is the size.

I found the service guide for a 2014 36 and it references a 32mm socket - https://www.ridefox.com/fox17/help.php?m=bike&id=44

I went out and looked at my tools and I have a flat/chamferless 26mm and 32mm socket (6 point).

I have owned Floats and Van before so I would go with the Fox 32mm size as different model years like the OG Van in 2007/2008 list the same size as 2014/2105, etc.

Park and Unior make flat 6 point sockets and I think the Unior is available on Amazon, I didn't do a search for the Park version on Amazon but I bet they are there as well.
 
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