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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:06 am 
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so im sat here with a 97 hei hei frame 18" and a 96 djab frame 17.25"

im trying to work out which I like better (not ridden the hei hei yet) but I suspect it will be the same.

on the scales the voodoo is 200/300g lighter (dodgy kitchen ones) but probley due to the size.

the welds its hard to say but I think the hei hei wins but only slightly.

the seat stays on the voodoo are nice and curvy which I like better but this is down to personal taste and the finish on the voodoo is nicer. it has a matt finish though im not sure how this is achieved. (acid eched?)

one area the hei hei wins though is the rear drop outs and the cable routing


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:16 am 
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some teaser photos ill get some better tomorrow, will leave you to guess which is which


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:31 am 
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Two different bikes, it all depends what use you have and what type of tracks you prefers.

In short, Hei Hei is a full blooded Race bike with the extra benefits the titanium gives, D-Jab is more slack and demand a little less of the rider when the fun starts (going down, jumps).

Both are great frames, well designed by Joe Murray. :-)


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:43 am 
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Bottom ones are the Djab.... Hei Hei bullit stays give me naughty twinges :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:07 pm 
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as promised took a couple befour building up the hei hei


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:33 am 
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I had a Hei Hei, you'll love it, fast and responsive, sorry cant comment on the Djab, lucky you though for having two excellent frames :)

What's your component choice?

Rich


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:57 am 
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I wish I could keep both, but the voodoo is now on it way to its new owner :(

the build is probably a bit too modern for this section, I may have to move it to 98 but it has....

turbines, crossmax, rc31, maguras, use carbon and modern xt. im looking for a xtr front mech befour I can retrofy it.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:56 pm 
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ta da. I tried to find and angle that hides the riser bar end combo :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:22 pm 
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Love it (except the tires.... but then thats just me, and iv'e never liked them)
Good effort!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:44 pm 
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but they match my nice red sids :)


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