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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:54 pm 
East Midlands AEC
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Will also post to UK for $50, so a titanium frame for about £150 in all. Not bad.


http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1999-GT-XIZANG-TE ... dZViewItem

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:02 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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your opinion on the crack please .....before I make a big mistake and my wife divorces me . :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:16 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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not sure Chris - not heard of titanium cracking before?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:31 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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I am not going for it .

Rody explained quite clearly that re welding titanium is not advised .

and it is the wrong size for me . :cry:

too good to be true really .


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 1:28 am 
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Can be done Chris, just need to be meticulous, clean and careful.

Not a job for Billy-Bob down the alley :lol:

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 2:00 pm 
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There is the same Xizang for sale in Holland, can be bought complete for 800 euro. Anyone interested? Only some paint chip of near the headtube.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:29 pm 
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chris,

it can be done as rody says.
you just need to find someone who knows what they are doing.
i may be able to help.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:37 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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It is gone now anyway .

the repair was already done .


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