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DTX style setup on WP AER 48 forks

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Pete - I'm hoping you can answer this for me and anyone else who might be interested.

I've been reading about the WP-USD AER 48 forks and was wondering if it's still possible to shorten them and valve them for use in a DTX bike setup like you and Jeremy ( www.MX-Tech.com ) have done in the past with conventional USD forks? The complexities of modern forks has far surpassed my meager knowledge so I figured I'd ask an expert.

For those unfamiliar with a DTX setup here's an example of a CRF450 MX-Tech did for me a few years back.

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Rich,
I talked to Jeremy this morning. It can be done . The forks actually need to be physically shortened internally to make this happen . As well as a volume change to the compression side of the forks .
 
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Cool thanks Pete. I'm thinking about picking up a 2016 KTM 125 SX but I'd want it to turn as good as my CRF450, so the DTX treatment would be mandatory.
 

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Very cool Rich. The 16 125 SX has the WP 4 CS forks that have springs in them.
And these are a bit easir to lower and set up for DTX , as travel limiting spacer can be installed.
the 2017 125 SX has the Air fork.

We can make it turn for sure.
 

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