Luftkappe Compatibility

Luftkappen

This page document the compatibility of the Vorsprung Luftkappe. The Luftkappe is a air piston upgrade designed and made by Vosrprung Suspension in Canada. The Luftkappe increase the size of the negative air chamber, making suspension forks more reactive, more supportive and more comfortable.

Contents

Summary

Fox 36

  • all Fox 36 from 2015+ are compatible with Luftkappe EXCEPT Fox 36 Rhythm and Marzocchi Z1 (based on Fox 36)
  • max travel range: 120-180mm
  • some Fox 36 with NA2 Evol spring require a replacement of the spring
  • some Fox 36 are compatible with Luftkappe 34mm not Luftkappe 36mm
  • TALAS forks are not compatible with Luftkappe

Fox 34

  • all Fox 34 from 2016+ are compatible with Luftkappe EXCEPT Fox 34 Rhythm and Fox 34 EBike+
  • max travel range: 100-160, 100-140, 130-160, 130-140, depending on the fork
  • TALAS forks are not compatible with Luftkappe

Lyrik / Pike / Yari  Revelation

  • all models compatible except dual position air
  • replacing the air shaft is often required before installing the Luftkappe

Important

  • there is 5 types of Luftkappe: 2 for F36, 2 for F34, 1 for Rockshox, there is no cross-compatibility

Compatibility charts

Fox 36

Fork Spring Type Compatible?
Fox 36 Factory 29” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes
Fox 36 Factory 27.5” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes
Fox 36 Performance Elite 29” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes
Fox 36 Performance Elite 27.5” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes
Fox 36 Performance 29” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes
Fox 36 Performance 27.5” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes

Fox 36 Ebike 2019+

Fox 36 2017-2018 Speed-pedelec

34 Rhythm yes - using a 34mm Luftkappe
Fox 36 Rhythm 2018+ 36 Rhythm (1.275" Bore) no
Fox 36 Factory 29” 2015-2017 Float NA1 (NA) yes 120-180mm
Fox 36 Factory 27.5” 2015-2017 Float NA1 (NA) yes 120-180mm
Fox 36 Performance Elite 29” 2015-2017 Float NA1 (NA) yes 120-180mm
Fox 36 Performance Elite 27.5” 2015-2017 Float NA1 (NA) yes 120-180mm
Fox 36 Performance 29” 2015-2017 Float NA1 (NA) yes 120-180mm
Fox 36 Performance 27.5” 2015-2017 Float NA1 (NA) yes 120-180mm
Pre-2015 Fox 36 * no
Fox 36 TALAS TALAS no

Note: Marzocchi Z1 is NOT compatible with Luftkappe, for a spring upgrade on the Z1, we recommend Vorsprung's Smashpot

Fox 34

Fork Spring Type 160 150 140 130 120 110 100
Fox 34 Factory 29” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol no no yes yes yes yes yes
Fox 34 Factory 27.5” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Fox 34 Performance Elite 29” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol no no yes yes yes yes yes
Fox 34 Performance Elite 27.5” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Fox 34 Performance 29” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol no no yes yes yes yes yes
Fox 34 Performance 27.5” 2018+ Float NA2 Evol yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Fox 34 Ebike 2019+ 34 Float Rhythm or 32mm Float NA2 no no no no no no no
Fox 34 Rhythm 2018+ 34 Float Rhythm no no no no no no no
Fox 34 Factory 29” 2016-2017 Float NA2 no no yes yes no no no
Fox 34 Factory 27.5” 2016-2017 Float NA2 yes yes yes yes no no no
Fox 34 Performance Elite 29” 2016-2017 Float NA2 no no yes yes no no no
Fox 34 Performance Elite 27.5” 2016-2017 Float NA2 yes yes yes yes no no no
Fox 34 Performance 29” 2016-2017 Float NA2 no no yes yes no no no
Fox 34 Performance 27.5” 2016-2017 Float NA2 yes yes yes yes no no no
Pre-2016 Fox 34 with factory NA NA no no no no no no no
Pre-2016 Fox 34 * no no no no no no no
Fox 34 TALAS TALAS no no no no no no no

Lyrik / Yari

Fork Spring Type Compatible?
Lyrik/Yari 2019+ Debonair yes (1)
Lyrik/Yari 2016-18 Solo Air yes
Lyrik/Yari Dual Position Air Dual Position Air no
Lyrik 2010-2016 Solo Air no

(1) Compatible by using one of these two combinations detailed below:

Fork Air Shaft Luftkappe
Lyrik/Yari 2019+ 150mm 11.4018.026.001 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Lyrik/Yari 2019+ 160mm 11.4018.026.004 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Lyrik/Yari 2019+ 170mm 11.4018.026.002 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Lyrik/Yari 2019+ 180mm 11.4018.026.020 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)

Pike / Revelation

Fork Spring Type Compatible?
Pike 2019+ Debonair 2019+ yes (2)
Revelation 2018+ Debonair yes (2)
Pike 2014-2018 Solo Air yes

(2) Compatible by using one of these two combinations detailed below:

Fork Air Shaft Luftkappe
Pike B1/Revelation A1 (120mm 29/27) 11.4018.026.030 - Air Shaft Solo Air A2
Pike B1/Revelation A1 (130mm 29/27) 11.4018.026.031 - Air Shaft Solo Air A2
Pike B1/Revelation A1 (140mm 29/27) 11.4018.026.032 - Air Shaft Solo Air A2
Pike B1/Revelation A1 (150mm 29/27) 11.4018.026.033 - Air Shaft Solo Air A2
Pike B1/Revelation A1 (160mm 29/27) 11.4018.026.034 - Air Shaft Solo Air A2
Pike (120mm 27.5) 11.4018.026.011 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Pike (130mm 27.5 / 120 29) 11.4018.026.010 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Pike (130mm 27.5 / 130 29) 11.4018.026.003 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Pike (130mm 27.5 / 140 29) 11.4018.026.000 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Pike (130mm 27.5 / 150 29) 11.4018.026.001 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)
Pike (160mm 29) 11.4018.026.002 - Air Shaft Solo Air A1 or A2 (3)

(3) Luftkappe A2 is a Luftkappe A1 sold with additional parts to make it compatible with newer forks

 

 

LUFTKAPPE PRODUCTS & SERVICES

 

Luftkappe F36

Vorsprung Luftkappe

Luftkappe Upgrade Pack Generic

Upgrade + Service Pack

Pike Revelation Generic

Upgrade + Service Pack

Lyrik Yari Generic

Upgrade + Service Pack

Fox 36 Generic

Upgrade + Service Pack

Fox 34 Generic

Upgrade + Service Pack

 

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