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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 8:11 pm 
jammy git
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Good news! took one of the engineers at work two minutes to get the bolt out :D Where is the best place to find suitable replacement bolts?

Stu


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 8:54 pm 
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Stu,my mate works at a bolt supplier down by Thatcham station,tell me what you want.Also I have a buffing wheel,if you want to have a go at polishing the crown.Mail me if you want to use it.....
stu wrote:
Good news! took one of the engineers at work two minutes to get the bolt out :D Where is the best place to find suitable replacement bolts?

Stu


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:14 am 
Old School Hero
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the BEST hop-up kit for my SL's is the englund total air cartridge set... replaces all the mush.......

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with sealed air springs, increases travel to 75mm and you end up with beautiful stiction free forks!! :) a 1000000000% improvement over even brand new judys!!! :)

igot my cartridges direct from the states, but cant rember the link, ill have a quick search :)


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here goes, i got them direct from the manufacturers :)

http://www.ekosport.com/ta_intro.shtml

they are about £70 all in to the uk... not cheap, but this is no elstomer swap, this will totally transform your fork! if your about at the ride saturday, feel free to have a bounce on mine! (oooerr missus!!!) :)


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:18 am 
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make sure you get a later kit & not 1 of the earlier englund kits as they leaked air like a siv (sp).


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:16 pm 
Old School Hero
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yes, they do hold air as well as my arse after a curry...... but the amount i ride my bike the latex innertube tubes need pumping up anyway so topping up the forks as well is only a minor irritation!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:40 pm 
jammy git
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thrustyjust wrote:
Stu,my mate works at a bolt supplier down by Thatcham station,tell me what you want.Also I have a buffing wheel,if you want to have a go at polishing the crown.Mail me if you want to use it.....
stu wrote:
Good news! took one of the engineers at work two minutes to get the bolt out :D Where is the best place to find suitable replacement bolts?

Stu


Nice one! I'll find out the bolt size and let you know, gonna have a go at hand polishing but may take you up on the buffing wheel offer if the results are a bit iffy :D

Stu


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