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I recently bought a Kona Scrap that came with a MZ Race fork. It gives a harsh ride and I want to replace it with something that has proper damping ect. It will be used for trail riding and light jumping. Can you recommend anything for under $400.

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I'm replacing the MZ Comp on my Kikapu with a 2005 Vanilla R. They retail for something around $380-400ish but you could get an RLC for something like $100 more. Or maybe you could wait for the new 2005 Marzocchi All Mountain forks if they come with HCSV or some sort of shimmed damping system.
 

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If you haven't already done so I would suggest contacting Marzocchi directly and utilizing their "up-grade" pollicy. I just did this and got the MX Pro w/ETA. The total cost with shipping worked out to be about $300 (I paid a little more for next day air). I also got the adjustment pump. If you call and talk to their tech department they can give you the details: 661-257-6630
 

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you should order the marathon S cartridges for it, it will be cheaper than a new marzocchi MX, and perform way better. This should be possible, it is for most other marzocchis.
 

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The MZ race doesn't even have oil damping, so I don't think you could buy marathon s cartridges for it. But I don't even know what a cartridge is, so I'll shut up and take your word for it.
 

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green said:
The MZ race doesn't even have oil damping, so I don't think you could buy marathon s cartridges for it. But I don't even know what a cartridge is, so I'll shut up and take your word for it.
check it out, if it is possible, it will mean a huge increase in performance, will perform like a marathon...
 

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Thanks Guy, I didn't even know there was an upgrade scheme. You are obviously Australian,right?
Not directly... I live in the states. I do have a brother thats been down there for about 12 years. He works for your govt., currently living up in the NT (Arnhem Land). When I saw your post I didn't know where you were at. Marzocchi does have an Australian authorized dealer/service provider though so you should be able to deal with them directly. Here's there website- http://www.groupesportif.com/

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