Does Kashima coating make a difference?
In layman’s terms, Kashima Coat offers negligible difference in friction. A lubricated nickel plated stanchion can have a coefficient of friction as low as 0.12, compared to the 0.17 of non-lubricated Kashima Coat (Teflon is 0.04). For reference, non-lubricated bare aluminum on bare aluminum is 1.0.
Can I get my forks Kashima coated?
Kashima coating is the best currently available coating for fork tubes and shock bodies. Especially when maximum performance of a bicycle or motorcycle is required. For the occasional Sunday rider, Kashima coating may not be worth the cost.
What is the benefit of Kashima coating?
Kashima Coat improves on lubrication and corrosion resistance vs conventional hard anodizing and other common types of coating such as Teflon, Graphite, and Tungsten disulfide.
How much does Kashima coating cost?
Kashima Coat Fork Tube Service is $549.99 per set. Kashima Coat Shock Tube Service is $349.99 per shock.
What’s the difference between Fox 36 and 38?
The names say everything: The Fox 36 has 36mm diameter stanchions and the Fox 38 has, you guessed it, 38mm diameter stanchions. Also the 38 has an elliptical steer tube with more material on the front and rear of the inside of the steer tube, whereas the 36 has a standard round steer tube.
What is better Fox or RockShox?
– Results: RockShox dominates World Cup XC, while Fox is tops in World Cup DH racing. – TPC sales: We sell slightly more Fox fork-equipped bikes than RockShox bikes.
What color is Kashima?
Kashima coating is a feature currently only found on Fox forks and shocks*. It’s easy to spot from it’s distinctive dark brown color.
Does Kashima like Hori?
Kashima told Sakura that she liked Hori, but she said it so lightly that Sakura wasn’t sure what she meant by it. In chapter 65, Kashima and Hori play the fortune-telling game Kokkuri-san, and Sakura asks them to ask Kokkuri-san about who their romantic interest has a crush on.
What does a Fox 36 Weigh?
|36 Performance Elite GRIP2 Forks|
|Mud Guard Mount||Optional FOX 36/38 Mud Guard with sturdy 4-point direct-mount attachment|
|Air Spring||FLOAT EVOL|
|Starting Weight||1965 g|
Are scratched stanchions a problem?
at least on my forks. scratching your stanchions can be bad, but doesn’t happen very often. Basically, a decent sized scratch can lead to premature failure/wear of the dust wipers in the fork lowers.
When did the Kashima coat come out for Fox Forks?
The gold Kashima Coat was first introduced on Fox Racing Shox forks in 2011 and has been extended to the company’s top-end shocks for 2012. Now you can upgrade your current Fox fork or shock with this slippery surface treatment, too.
What does Kashima coat do for a bike?
Developed by the Japanese Miyaki Company and used exclusively in the bike industry by Fox, Kashima Coat is an anodised layer of molybdenum disulphide imbedded into the surface of an alloy. This provides enhanced lubrication and a harder wearing surface, increasing shock smoothness and sensitivity.
What kind of shocks do Kashima bike shocks use?
“Factory” says it all – feature-packed and designed to exceed the demands of our Factory-level riders. What we sell is what they race. Factory Series products feature slippery smooth, ultra-durable Genuine Kashima Coat.
What kind of bike shocks do we sell?
What we sell is what they race. Factory Series products feature slippery smooth, ultra-durable Genuine Kashima Coat. * 6.5 x 1.5 Weights include Igus bushings, but no mounting hardware. * 6.5 x 1.5 Weights include Igus bushings, but no mounting hardware.