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borderboyborderboy Posts: 161
edited April 2009 in MTB general
Have bought a new bike 14 days ago with Marzocchi 55 r forks and they have packed up already, (not sure if they were working properly before we left the shop) they won't compress to there full amount of travel they get half way then go solid. The bike has hardly been used!!!!
Has anyone else had probs with Marz forks.
They are under warranty but would like to have an idea of how long the bike may be out of action waiting for the spares from Windwave.
Its all up hill down here!!
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  • ratty2kratty2k Posts: 3,872
    Sounds like too much oil in 'em to restrict travel like that.... Guessing (based on my Lyrik warranty job) up to a couple of weeks to sort out.
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  • borderboyborderboy Posts: 161

    They will be sent away for repair and will be back in2/3 weeks as they are very busy at present.

    This doesn't sound too good for marz does it!!!
    Its all up hill down here
  • AirienteerAirienteer Posts: 695
    Marzocchi have been having massive relaibility ever since 2006 when they moved they're manufacture to Taiwan.
  • junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,731
    The newer Marzocchis are rubbish, I've seen so many people moaning about their 55's, it seems the 55 really is the worst single crown long travel fork you can buy. I wouldn't touch them with a barge pole.

    My 2004 Z150 freeride forks are a dream... they just work and keep on working and just don't break. They are what Marzocchi were all about, quality forks that are bombproof. Their new stuff is rubbish quality.
  • get em changed.

    not fit for use etc etc. Wack some domains on there.... very impressed with mine!
  • papasmurf.papasmurf. Posts: 2,382
    Has anyone had any working 55s?

    wasn'#t it they movved production back to ittaly that caused the problems?
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