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Does anyone know how many ml of oil are in the damper assembly for a 03 Fox Float RC rear shock with a1.5 inch travel ? Also is it possible to get all the seals & o-rings beyond the air sleeve kit?
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From my experience talking to the folks at Fox and from their service site. They do not want the end users to be servicing anything more than the air sleeve on their rear shocks which is why there is very little information available.
 

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There is not specific oil volume listed for shocks, as there is no 'extra' space in the enclosure.

You need to set the expansion chamber volume correctly and then you need to COMPLETELY fill the shock body with oil. Any air (even the smallest bubbles) will result in cavitation and loss or lack of damping.

The float also is a bit more work to rebuild and bleed correctly (when compared to a coil shock and/or a shock with a user servicable air port), because of the design.
 

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in short, you cant find any parts, information, specs, or anything at all regarding fox service beyond the air sleeve.
 

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davep said:
You need to set the expansion chamber volume correctly and then you need to COMPLETELY fill the shock body with oil. Any air (even the smallest bubbles) will result in cavitation and loss or lack of damping.
You also have to charge the lower portion of the shock with nitrogen.
 

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tussery said:
You also have to charge the lower portion of the shock with nitrogen.
Of course. In the case of the float, this is also a bit of a pain, unless you have access to typical moto shock inflation 'stuff' as there is no simple schrader valve or other that the home mechanic would be familiar with.
 
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