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Just wondering if anyone knew why Ohlins went with Pro Action to set up the dirtbike suspension? I have a pair of E440 Ohlins forks that need seals

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And I want to send them to someone who knows what they are looking at. I am currently considering Ohlins or Pro Action. Just wondering if there is an advantage of one over the other? Just wondering what everyone's experience has been with Pro Action. I know Ohlins will be top notch but didn't Pro Action originally set the bikes up and put their own valving in the shocks/forks? I think you have MX-Tech confused with Pro-Action. When Cannondale was in business at a regional qualifier for Loretta's the Pro-Action guy was there (George Quay) and they completely worked over my suspension, making a night and day difference. I have also used MX-Tech. Be sure to be honest when you tell them how much you weigh, how fast your are, etc.,,,

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