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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:39 pm 
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I've known for a while that my old Manitous were on the way out - (stantions are fubar...) but as they're 1" ahead, there's not all that much choice for replacements! Having just had a brainwave though, the stantions unbolt from the crown, leaving me with the important bit to bolt to something new!

The forks are 1997 Pro-C (had em from new), & I'm almost certain anything of that age from the manitou lineup (SX,FS) would fit my crown. But would anything else? 28mm stantions, 135mm between the outside edge of each. & a design where the stantions bolt into the crown is kinda necessary too! :)

Any ideas / anyone willing to measure their forks?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 11:48 am 
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pace, marzoke & white bros all still do 1in ahead forks.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:20 pm 
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Curious! Didn't realise that...

I don't really want to fork ( :roll: ) out much for em though - they'll be going on my beater / soon-to-be-SS Orange, & I might end up going back to rigid at some point anyway...
Plus it'd be nice to keep at least part of the Manitous (& the speed springs) - I've had em since I did my GSCEs!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:26 pm 
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Oh, & for anyone else who's interested;
Judies = 28mm stantions, but further apart
Modern Marzocchis (MX Comps IIRC) = 30mm stantions
Bomber Jr-Ts = 30mm (IIRC - bigger than 28mm anyway!) stantions


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