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Does anyone know what the numbers of the forks mean?

For example, Pike 454, Pike 426, Pike 409, Recon 351, Recon 335, Recon 327, Argyle 302, Argyle 318, Argyle 409.

These numbers are the same as engine sizes of old muscle cars. Is the number relevant to the fork, or is it just for kicks?
 

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Just a way to differentiate different level versions of the fork, no actual meaning besides that though. To find the actual differences you can check the RockShox website or search through an online shop with a large & descriptive catalog
 

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pop_martian said:
Just a guess but maybe the axle to crown measurement?
Nope. The Argyle, for example, is available in three different models that are all 100mm of travel and the same a2c length. The difference is in internal construction and features, such as the damper type, spring type, etc

Just think of it as a model name written in numbers:thumbsup:
 

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A lot of the numbers correspond to old (60s and 70s) muscle car engines. Chevy 454, Dodge 426 hemi, and 318, Ford 351 windsor. I have no idea if that is a coincidence or not...

but as stated before yes the numbers tell the differences in models in the same line of forks. My Tora 318 has a better damper than the 302 does
 

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A lot of the numbers correspond to old (60s and 70s) muscle car engines. Chevy 454, Dodge 426 hemi, and 318, Ford 351 windsor. I have no idea if that is a coincidence or not...

but as stated before yes the numbers tell the differences in models in the same line of forks. My Tora 318 has a better damper than the 302 does
I always thought that was the basis....lotsa stuff sold with military/gun/horror named stuff, too...same sort of marketing....pretty much aimed at the the same guys.
 
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