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PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:44 pm 
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cyfa2809 wrote:
Soooo shiny 8)


But its in the wrong section! :P


8)


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phill77 wrote:
Loving the polished finish.

Check the serial number, first two numbers are the year on my Tazmons.
I'd think it is later than 98 because of the disc mounts.


After some research, it turns out the disk tabs were first introduced/fitted to these frames in 1997/1998.... i guess the question of whether this is the result of 2 frames is still unanswered. i dont suppose anyone would know where i could find another rear section??

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I also like the bare/polished metal look :) I see it has a couple of carbon, anti-chafing bits. Nice. I have a couple of those from "Lizard Skins" myself. Haven't had a bike to put them on yet as my current bike is carbon (1996 Y-22 [see my gallery])


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I have a non disk 97, would suggest this is a 98


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They had disc mounts from 1998, that's when I got mine.


To expand on this, mine was from the first batch with disc mounts.


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It is a 1998 that's for sure but there's a little confusion as to whether the rear end is original


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I also like the bare/polished metal look :) I see it has a couple of carbon, anti-chafing bits. Nice. I have a couple of those from "Lizard Skins" myself. Haven't had a bike to put them on yet as my current bike is carbon (1996 Y-22 [see my gallery])


Nice only my fork legs are carbon though


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:48 am 
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I suspect the rear is original. There were about eight colour choices and you could mix and match front and rear when you ordered, they'd have racks of main frames and racks of swingarms and just bolt together whatever was needed. It's not hard to imagine a front end hanging around for a few weeks before being mated with a swingarm and that could easily bridge a calendar year. There was an earlier version of the front end with a different swingarm pivot that bridged across to the seat tube, that changed at about the same time as the disc mounts came in so both ends of yours are very close to the same age.


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MikeD wrote:
There were about eight colour choices and you could mix and match front and rear when you ordered, they'd have racks of main frames and racks of swingarms and just bolt together whatever was needed.


Thats how i bought mine.


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I'll be watching this build! Its loking very nice indeed. 8) 8)


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