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How to maintain Suntour XCR Air RL-R (remote lockout air/oil) front fork?

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Asked by: Michele Harrison

How do you service a Suntour XCR forks?

Quote from video: And again with the special tool just unscrew this unscrew it counterclockwise. And this whole part comes out just like this. So this is what the little lockout part looks like out of the fort.

How do I service my Suntour air fork?

Quote from video: So this is how we remove. The lower legs. It's actually very easy removing everything and the basic maintenance is super easy on this one there is no oil here guys no oil and very little grease.

Do Suntour forks use oil?

All SR SUNTOUR forks are lubricated from our factory using proprietary grease. This grease can break down over time and have an oil-like appearance.

Is the SR Suntour XCR a good fork?

Excellent fork, saved a few ounces from the factory one. Very smooth ride and takes a beating. I don’t do any hardcore trails but do ride off road quite a bit and for a big guy (260lbs) this shock works perfectly! Good product, well made and easy to set up.

How do you soften a fork on a suntour?

Use a flathead screwdriver and be careful to not remove the cap with excessive force. Then use a 5mm HEX key to adjust the knob; some models use a slotted head that can be adjusted with a coin. For a firmer ride, adjust the screw clockwise a few clicks; for a softer ride, adjust the knob counter-clockwise a few clicks.

What is the difference between SunTour XCM and Xcr?

Registered. XCR is really similar to the XCM but is a lighter build, which, given the coil, functionally makes them very close. The XCT is almost a hybrid fork. The build is much less dialed, and it isn’t really meant for riding where the front wheel spends much time off the ground.

What is ConPanna grease?

ConPanna Grease



Grease specifically formulated for application on SR SUNTOUR suspension components. Recommended for lubricating wipers, seals and bushings along with other high friction wear components.

How do you clean Suntour XCM forks?

Quote from video: And just clean off all the old dirt. And grease off these parts and then get ready to put it all back together.

What happened to suntour bicycle components?

Mori Industries left the bicycle component business, selling off SunTour’s Japanese facilities piecemeal and closing its U.S. offices in early 1995. SR Suntour re-established a US presence in 2011 as SR SUNTOUR North America Inc.

Is Suntour XCM good?

4.0 out of 5 stars Budget fork offering good quality, just don’t expect Rox Shocks and you’ll be satisfied. Great product at a budget price. I wasn’t expecting a top end fork at this price however I was pleasantly surprised with the quality and ride that this fork has.

How do you set preload on front forks?

Quote from video: Turn the preload adjustment knob clockwise to stiffen in the direction of the plus sign and counterclockwise to soften in the direction of the minus sign it's that easy adjust your suspension fork.

How do you use a lockout suspension fork?

Quote from video: And also to help keep the fork extended like keep it up a bit when you're riding through tones or stuff like that. So quite often you hear it's referred to as lock out if you run this fully closed.

What does preload mean on bike suspension?

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How do you take apart a mountain bike fork?

Quote from video: The forks compressed enough for me to go under here. And unscrew these screws. And it looks like it'll. Work. There's one screw out. And there's the other screw out.

What happened to suntour bicycle components?

Mori Industries left the bicycle component business, selling off SunTour’s Japanese facilities piecemeal and closing its U.S. offices in early 1995. SR Suntour re-established a US presence in 2011 as SR SUNTOUR North America Inc.

Is Suntour XCM good?

4.0 out of 5 stars Budget fork offering good quality, just don’t expect Rox Shocks and you’ll be satisfied. Great product at a budget price. I wasn’t expecting a top end fork at this price however I was pleasantly surprised with the quality and ride that this fork has.

Is Suntour XCM an air fork?

This XCM 20 Air has all the important features of our adult forks just in a pint sized package. Top quality fit and finish that you expect with SR SUNTOUR products in a light weight chassis. Air adjustment allows to custom set the fork for riders of any weight or skill.

Does Suntour XCM have lockout?

Coil springs 120mm travel the Suntour XCM-LO 27.5 is an ideal suspension fork for the rider looking to upgrade their ride. Featuring manual lockout technology allows the rider to stiffen the suspension when riding on firmer ground making it flexible for multiple trails and more efficient too.