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If so, can you tell me who did your work, what kit and what you think of the results? A local shop here (Aftershocks) quoted me about $410 and tax to respring and revalve. Heck of a lot cheaper than the alternatives of new forks, but I'm curious how much can really be made of these forks. I don't really need a lot of adjustability, as my riding is going to be primarily one up and almost solely sport riding and track days. I won't be touring, commuting, etc., so I can live with a firm set up as long as it's responsive. Curious if anyone has tried to make anything out of the stock forks?

I've heard good things about this local shop but if I'm not going to see much improvement, I'll put the $400 towards a more pricey solution.

Thanks in advance for any comments.
 

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Thanks. Bummer. If I can't re-valve, I'm not gonna waste the time doing new springs. It's not going to be enough. Gonna have to junk em and replace em. D**n, I was hoping I found a cheap solution.
 

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Thanks. Bummer. If I can't re-valve, I'm not gonna waste the time doing new springs. It's not going to be enough. Gonna have to junk em and replace em. D**n, I was hoping I found a cheap solution.
I'm told Traxxion Dynamics now has a solution for the Marzocchis. Might be worth looking into it.
 

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Traxxion can rework the non-adjustable marzocchi forks. A guy just had his done for his Sport 1000. Gives you a new cartridge with fully adjustable preload, compression damping, and rebound damping, plus new springs for your weight/riding style.

I think you have to call them for specifics on your fork as they are not listed on the website yet for each Ducati model. About $1200.

http://traxxion.com/store/detail.asp?product_id=AK-20


http://traxxion.com/
 

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Traxxion can rework the non-adjustable marzocchi forks. A guy just had his done for his Sport 1000. Gives you a new cartridge with fully adjustable preload, compression damping, and rebound damping, plus new springs for your weight/riding style.

I think you have to call them for specifics on your fork as they are not listed on the website yet for each Ducati model. About $1200.

http://traxxion.com/store/detail.asp?product_id=AK-20


http://traxxion.com/
Thanks, but I was looking for something cheaper. The DP upgrade kit my dealer offered is similar to the Traxxion set up you mentioned, but after you add the Ohlins valves and the labor, it's about $1,700, which is only a few hundred less than getting the full Ohlins R/T. I was hoping to spend about $400 on a revalve/respring, but evidently our stock shocks can't be revalved. If the difference is $500 or less, I'll go Ohlins.

My biggest concern is putting sticky tires on this bike with the stock suspension and no damper. There's so much movement in this bike in stock form that I'm afraid of the results, but I can't live too long with the Battlesnatches.
 

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I think you can still try different wieght fork oils and get springs only for around $100? I hope so because that's about what my wallet can afford for now...
 

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Dietrich said:
Traxxion can rework the non-adjustable marzocchi forks. A guy just had his done for his Sport 1000. Gives you a new cartridge with fully adjustable preload, compression damping, and rebound damping, plus new springs for your weight/riding style.

I think you have to call them for specifics on your fork as they are not listed on the website yet for each Ducati model. About $1200.

http://traxxion.com/store/detail.asp?product_id=AK-20


http://traxxion.com/
Sweet. This is an option I've been waiting for. [thumbsup]
 
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