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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:26 pm 
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Does anybody knows the procedure for Servicing rear shock in my Specialized Epic 2010?


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:45 pm 
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Yes, mail it to Specialized. :beerchug: :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:29 am 
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^^^^^unfortuantely he may well be right.

Epic would have Brain shock - you should be able to find the manuals on the web; if not, PM and I may have one.

I seem to recall that since the shcok is filled with Nitrogen, it woulld not be possible to refill at home without special equipment.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:04 am 
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you can fill the charge with regular air. nitrogen is better, less temp sensitive, and less foaming IF air enters the oil damper (not likely), but it's not absolutely necessary. you do need a hypodermic needle to charge the chamber.
if, however, youre just looking to service the air sleeve, that can be done with the oil side of things untouched.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:48 pm 
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i am over it. every so many months my rear shock gives up. i would like the knowledge to do a seal and nitrogen refill myself.
had a rear motox shock refilled at a local motorcycle dealer yrs ago , so i know that can be done.
what do i need and how much nitrogen needed ,etc.
anybody have insite on a diy job for the 2010 rear shock /epic brain?
i cannot find any video or info on the www. someone has to have the knowledge other than fox or specialized suspension workers by now. :noidea:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:10 am 
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zippy895 wrote:
what do i need and how much nitrogen needed ,etc.
anybody have insite on a diy job for the 2010 rear shock /epic brain?

pm me


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:39 am 
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http://www.foxracingshox.com/fox_tech_c ... index.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Checkout Rear shock Inertia Valve (IV) Shock link.

It has detailed instructions on how to service the air sleeve.

Other than that, you can send the shock to either Specialized or Fox for service.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:50 pm 
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Hello!

Can anyone help me regarding the Fox Brain (IV) rear shock system service? I would like to know how can I service the brain part.

Thanks in advance:
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:45 am 
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mine never worked since day 1 and was serviced by local specialized bike shop twice. pos....never again a specialized mtb


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