2017-2021 GRIP Damper Rebuild (32mm, 34mm, and 36mm)
- 398-00-371 Tooling: Sealhead To Shaft Bullet, 10mm
- 398-00-681 2002-017 32 Damper-side and ALL 32-34-36-40 Spring-side Removal Tool
- 398-00-682 2005-017 34-36-40 Damper-side Removal Tool
- 398-00-702 Tooling: Fork Topcap Socket, 26mm, 3/8 Drive
- 803-01-324 Kit: Tooling: 2019 Clamps, Grip Damper, Body and Shaft
Before installing a new GRIP or GRIP2 cartridge into the fork, remove the red tape covering the cartridge tube vents.
WARNING: FOX products should be serviced by a trained bicycle service technician, in accordance with FOX specifications. If you have any doubt whether or not you can properly service your FOX product, then DO NOT attempt it. Improperly serviced products can fail, causing the rider to lose control resulting in SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
WARNING: FOX suspension products contain pressurized nitrogen, air, oil, or all 3. Suspension misuse can cause property damage, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. DO NOT puncture, incinerate or crush any portion of a FOX suspension product. DO NOT attempt to disassemble any portion of a FOX suspension product, unless expressly instructed to do so by the applicable FOX technical documentation, and then ONLY while strictly adhering to all FOX instructions and warnings in that instance.
WARNING: Modification, improper service, or use of aftermarket replacement parts with FOX forks and shocks may cause the product to malfunction, resulting in SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. DO NOT modify any part of a fork or shock, including the fork brace (lower leg cross brace), crown, steerer, upper and lower leg tubes, or internal parts, except as instructed herein. Any unauthorized modification may void the warranty, and may cause failure or the fork or shock, resulting in SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
The video below guides you through the full rebuild of the GRIP damper found in Performance-Series and RHYTHM 32mm, 34mm, and 36mm forks.
GRIP COMPRESSION LEVER ORIENTATION
Please make sure to orient the Grip Compression Lever correctly to enable proper function of the damper. While all installation instructions are covered in the video, additional information has been provided below:
For 32mm/34mm/36mm/38mm forks:
For FOX 40mm and Marzocchi Bomber 58 forks: