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Mara Inline/McLeod Tuning & Upgrades

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  1. Shockcraft Pick & Mix Self Tune kit for Manitou McLeod and Mara Inline rear shocks
    Enables technically minded riders and bike shops to install Shockcraft engineered and tested tunes in the Manitou Mcleod and Mara Inline shocks with only normal service tools

    Riding a Manitou Mara Inline or McLeod with McMara Pick & Mix Self Tune you'll notice huge changes in feel, speed and confidence. You'll get the right combination of playfulness, poppiness and plantedness, with the shock stable, supportive and sucking up bumps. Our tunes cover the range from lightweight cruisers and low leverage bikes to heavy hitting bruisers and high leverage bikes; from kids to Dadzilla's.  Each kit delivers a target tune for compression and rebound, but also optional softer/firmer compression tunes and stickier/poppier rebound tunes to Pick & Mix if you're feeling curious.  There is a further choice of Trail, Open or XC platform adjustment with every kit.

    McMara Self Tune Kits include a specific damper piston, shims & paper drawings with a rack of tunes
    Installation instructions are provided in PDF form here
    Your tune grade is determined by your weight, suspension leverage, bike geometry and riding style
    The Pick & Mix Calculator takes these inputs and determines which grade tune fits you best
    The kit allows you to install this tune or to choose firmer, softer, poppier or stickier tunes versions to suit your riding style and preferences

    IMPORTANT: Purchase with our Pick & Mix Calculator to receive a voucher code
    Use this voucher code in the Pick & Mix Calculator to determine your kit tune grade

    We have included a list of recommended and optional items for working on your McLeod or Mara Inline shocks

    King Cans
    KIng cans are recommended for shocks with a stroke of over 50 mm, especially on progressive suspension linkages.  More linear bikes with shocks of more than 50 mm stroke may be okay without a king can.  Our Mara Inline king cans are listed here, McLeod king cans are listed here.

    Our Pick & Mix Self Tune is also available pre-installed by us - check out our Ready Mix Tune options Learn More
  2. Manitou Mara Inline rear shock with Shockcraft Ready Mix Tune
    Metric & Imperial Eyelet or Trunnion sizes available

    The Mara Inline is light and simple rear shock that fits almost everything and can be rebuilt at home

    The Ready Mix Tune is our Pick & Mix Self Tune with the picking, mixing and install already done for you.  With the Ready Mix Tune you will get the right combination of playfulness, poppiness and plantedness.  The shock will be stable, supportive and suck up the bumps.  You'll feel huge changes in feel, speed and confidence.  There is also a choice of Trail or XC feel.

    Note on Shock Availability:
    Most sizes are in stock with Manitou USA (190 x 40/45 mm are not currently available) with select sizes stocked here at Shockcraft.  Place your order now to reserve a Mara Inline in the next batch of shocks arriving from Manitou USA for Ready Mix Tuning.

    Shock Stroke Change
    There is no charge for stroke change for stock Mara Inline stroke sizes.  e.g. if we have a 210 x 50 mm shock in stock but you need a 210 x 55 mm shock there is no charge to change the stroke.

    Shock Length Modification
    We also change shock length of new Mara Inlines at no additional charge.  e.g. we can change a 190 x 50 mm to 185 mm x 45 mm. Learn More
  3. Service and tune pricing for Manitou McLeod & Mara Inline rear shocks
    Includes labour, consumables (seals & fluids)
    Optional air sleeve kit, eyelet bushings & Ready Mix Tune
    Excludes additional repairs and repair parts
    We can change travel or stroke of shocks during service and/or tune for an additional charge

    The Ready Mix Tune is our Pick & Mix Self Tune with the picking, mixing and install already done for you

    Standard Service with air sleeve quad-rings (included in Consumables) - periodic damper service for shocks which have need an oil change but air-can is still clean inside
    Standard Service with air sleeve kit - required when dirt or mud has pushed past the air-can wiper seals
    Complicated Service with quad-rings or air sleeve kit  - full service including resetting of shim preload.  Air can seals depend on dirt ingress

    Learn More

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