Luftkappe Upgraded Piston Kit for Fox Float 34 and 36

Vorsprung Suspension Luftkappe Upgraded Piston Kit for Fox Float 34 and 36

Product Description

Introducing the Luftkappe air piston kit for Fox Float forks. The Luftkappe is available for:

34 Float NA2 (Performance, Performance Elite and Factory Series, 2016-17)
34 Float Evol (Performance, Performance Elite and Factory Series, 2018+)

36 Float NA (2015-17) Performance & Factory Series (max 180mm travel, min 120mm travel)
36 Float Evol (Performance, Performance Elite and Factory Series, 2018+)

 

Taking everything Vorsprung learned with the Corset air sleeves and the Luftkappe we developed for the Pike, Yari & Lyrik, this second generation Luftkappe is a new air piston assembly for Fox's 34 NA2/Evol and 36 Evol forks. User installable and simple to set up, the Luftkappe transforms a good fork into a great fork.

  • Softer initial stroke
  • Larger negative air chamber
  • Increased sag without the associated diving
  • Coil-like initial & mid-stroke spring rate without excessive bottoming
  • Increased sensitivity
  • Improved mid stroke support & control
  • Superior bump compliance and traction
  • Reduced hand fatigue
  • Reduces required compression damping
  • Retains volume spacer compatibility
  • Optional tools available for self-install

Pinkbike:
"The Luftkappe's change to the feel of the Lyrik was immediately noticeable on the trail. Traction was increased across chatter and the fork remained higher in its travel and more stable, improving the dynamic ride height without sacrificing the top end. My confidence soared when hitting sections with a lot of chatter and mid to large-sized hits, and the result meant more comfort and speed through such sections."

Can I install it myself?
Yes, provided you have access to the correct supplies and tools. If you're really crafty (and EXTREMELY careful) it is possible to install the Luftkappes (all Evol variants) without the installation tools, however the risk of damaging things is much higher and we really don't recommend trying. If you choose to take this route and damage your air shaft (or anything else), we cannot be held responsible - we make the tools available for a reason. It is not possible to install the 34 NA2 Luftkappe kit without 10mm shaft clamps and the bullet tool - you'll damage the shaft AND damage the seals on the new sealhead.


NOTE: IF YOUR 36 EVOL TOPS OUT NOTICEABLY, YOU WILL NEED TO REPLACE YOUR AIR SHAFT ASSEMBLY BEFORE PURCHASING THE LUFTKAPPE. FOX HAVE UPDATED THIS PART DUE TO THE TOPOUT ISSUES THAT MANY OF THE 2018 36 EVOL FORKS HAD. 34 FORKS DO NOT HAVE THIS ISSUE.

RELEVANT FOX PART NUMBERS FOR THE NEW AIR SHAFT ASSEMBLIES, BY TRAVEL:
180MM: 820-02-534-KIT
170MM: 820-02-535-KIT
160MM: 820-02-536-KIT
150MM: 820-02-537-KIT
140MM: 820-02-538-KIT
100MM (36 831): 820-02-539-KIT

IF YOUR FORK DOES NOT HAVE NOTICEABLE TOP-OUT ISSUES, YOU DON'T NEED TO REPLACE THE SHAFT BEFORE INSTALLING THE LUFTKAPPE.

 

 

 

 

Delivery

For spare parts, if they are in stock we will send them out the same day if we receive the order before midday (except weekends). If we receive the order after midday, we will do our best to despatch them same day, but it may be the following working day. Orders placed after 3pm on Friday will be despatched on the following Monday.

For new forks and shocks, we will contact you for set-up information if necessary. UK deliveries are with DPD Local, for overseas customers it's FedEx or DHL.  We normally send spare parts by Royal Mail post (see below or our 'Shipping' page for cost/delivery times).

Forks, shocks and large/heavy orders usually go by courier. In all cases, you'll need to sign for the delivery so please provide a suitable address with extra instructions if necessary.

Returns

You may return your order unused, within 14 days for a refund if you no longer require it, provided it is returned with its original undamaged packaging and is unused and unmarked. Please note, we do not refund postage unless items were supplied in error or are faulty.

Picking mistakes do sometime happen. If we supply the wrong part or there are parts missing from your order please let us know within 14 days of receipt so that we can correct the mistake. In the case of picking errors we will refund your postage costs on the returned item.

Faulty goods will be replaced with the same item or suitable equivalent, as appropriate.

TF Tuned cannot be held responsible for non-receipt of returned goods so please ensure you use Recorded or Special Delivery as appropriate to the value of the goods you are returning.

Customer Reviews

said...
"Awesome upgrade and usual speedy service from TFT."
Star Rating 5

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