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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
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I just got an M8 with Fox Floats and the front shocks seem really soft even though I have pumped them up, but when the pump is connected to the shock it always gives me a different reading. I have tried two different pumps and they both do the same thing. My brother has an F6 with Floats and they are way stiffer compared to mine.
So what I am asking is if the shocks are supposed to be softer on a mountain sled or not.
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Nope they should be the same, I love mine!
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Ok thanks for the reply. I pulled it in the heated garage since its been out in the shed so hopefully when everything warms up they will take air and stiffen up.
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Is it a mater of loosing air presure as you take the hose off?
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Make sure the skis are off the ground when checking the pressure. It tells you that in the manual. Do youself a favor and empty all of the air and fill it with nitrogen (not required but highly recommended). My local dealer only charged me $10 to fill them. He had it done in less then a minute.

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It was just a silly mistake! I was only threading the pump on by hand which was not getting it tight enough, so I used pliers. Pressure was only building up in the pump and hose and not going into the shock.
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