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Manitou Dorado 2004-05 (32 mm)

The 2004 Dorado increased stanchion diameter to 32 mm and with the MRD X-Works version increased travel to 200 mm.  The SPV damper was also introduced.  These models continued through 2005 until replaced by the Manitou Travis series.
Manitou Dorado 2009-19


Fork Details & Identification:


Brand


Manitou


Stanchions


32 mm aluminium
Gold anodised


Model


Dorado DH 180
Dorado MRD X-works 200

Dual Crown Inverted (USD) downhill fork


Crown & Uppers


Carbon Fibre Upper tubes, black aluminium crowns

40mm uppper clamp
49.5mm lower clamp


Release
Year/s


2004 and 2005


Decals


Various


Damper


Manitou TPC+ with adjustable LSC & LSR
Volume compensator by foam insert or spring backed IFP
or
Manitou SPV with adjustable LSR, pneumatic control valve on bladder to adjust compression and compensate for volume


Wheel Size


26 x 3.0" 690 mm max


Spring


Two stage coil spring on both sides


Configurations
& Travel



DH 26" 180 mm
MRD 26" 200 mm

Fitment
Options


Downhill bikes
Straight steerer
26" wheels
20 x 110 mm axle


Stem


Separate stem on standard version
Direct Mount Stem on MRD version.


Updates
Since
2002


IFP modification to replace foam compensator in damper in TPC version


Upgrade
Compatibility


MRD upper crown with direct mount



Fluids:


Stock


Motorex 2.5 wt fork oil in damper - bleed to full via rebound needle
Motorex Prep M grease for fork bushings and seals
Motorex Prep M grease for coil springs


Shockcraft Recommended


Motorex 2.5 wt fork oil damper - TPC bleed to full via rebound needle.  SPV Bleed to full on cap before pressuring bladder via valve.
Slickoleum - bushings, seals and coil springs