for ROCK SHOX BOXXER WC
200 mm travel
(2015-2018, all wheel sizes)
Please read these instructions carefully!
In case of doubt do not install the AWK unit.
Improper installation may cause malfunction, resulting in serious injury or death!
Modifying the AWK unit may cause system failure, resulting in serious injury or death!
Wear safety glasses and protective gloves
during installation and maintenance!
24 mm and 30 mm socket
4 mm hex wrench
SRAM Butter, r.s.p. Slick Kick or similar
Service and Maintenance
Be sure to depressurize your Solo Air chamber first.
Use a 4 mm hex wrench to loosen the upper crown bolt. Remove the Solo Air top cap as described in the Rock Shox manual.
Remove both air valve caps from the AWK unittop cap. Remove the valve-core of the main chamber valve (the unlabeled valve). Use a Schrader valve-core tool.
Apply SRAM Butter, r.s.p. SlickKick or similar to the AWK air piston and seal.
Apply SRAM Butter, r.s.p. SlickKick or similar to the top cap threads. This is necessary to protect the AWK piston seal ring during installation.
Carefully pushthe AWK piston 30-40 mm into the stachion.
Apply 1.5-2,5 ml 0W-30 Rock Shox Oil (engine oil 5W-30...40 also possible). Do not use longlifeengine oil!
Carefully push the AWK top cap to the beginning of the threads. Ensure that you don’t twist the AWK top cap. Use a torque wrench with a 30 mm socket to tighten the top cap to 7.3 Nm.
Advice: A thin piece of plastic bag between socket and AWK protects the black anodized surface.
Reinstall the valve-core and tighten to 0.35-0.55 Nm.
Use a torque wrench with a 4 mm hex bit socket to tighten the upper crown bolt to 5 Nm.
Pressurize the AWK chamber (marked) according to the pressure chart below.
60-72 kg -> 70 psi
70-80 kg -> 80 psi
80-90 kg -> 90 psi
90-100 kg -> 100 psi
Note: This is the AWK pressure presetting, not the final AWK pressure! Do not exceed 100 psi when main air chamber is unpressurized. This could cause damage to the AWK unit.
Pressurize the main air chamber (the unlabeled valve) according to the pressure chart below.
60-72 kg -> 41-54 psi
70-80 kg -> 50-60 psi
80-90 kg -> 58-68 psi
90-100 kg -> 66-78 psi
Note: Ensure that the AWK chamber pressure is higher than the main air chamber pressure.
Pressurize the AWK chamber to the final pressure.
60-72 kg -> 88-120 psi
70-80 kg -> 110-135 psi
80-90 kg -> 127-150 psi
90-100 kg -> 145-171 psi
Note: A pressure difference between AWK chamber and main air chamber greater than 100 psi is not permitted! Do not exceed 175 psi in the AWK chamber!
Install the air valve caps on both valves.
Note: Operation without air valve caps is not allowed!