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PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2013 6:22 pm 
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Just bought this frame and forks from Racin snake (top bloke)
Plan to go with orange white fade as Ive always liked it and already have a Prestige in satin black.Hopefully all XT (wouldnt have minded Suntour but dont think Ill be able to find enough of it).
Interestingly we reckon its a 90/91 but the bb serial is A309 which I believe is Sept 93 yet I think Im right in saying that it clearly isnt.A strange Orange peculiarity.Anyway well happy with it as it came with original Hot Rod bars and a Stalk stem so an absolute bargain.Heres some pics of it before I start,progress will start as soon as I can get round the wife,.
Any advice ,opinions welcome cheers.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 10:38 am 
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Hi jase

Are those f14 forks?

By the way "was8v" is selling a tange infinity decal, it may suit you.


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 10:45 am 
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Someone might crop up with a similar code, interesting. Perhaps the 3 is something else and it's late 1990 (so 1991 ?) which is what it looks like.
Probably a date on the forks if they are original.

What parts you after, need some wheels ?


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 11:29 am 
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Hi Mark.F14 forks......havent the foggiest mate ,they look like the same ones on my Prestige,if you let me know how to tell if they eea Id be mucho grateful.Only had a quick look but I think theres a 92 date on the steerer.I saw the Tange sticker,cheers.Ill have a proper look later.
Yeah I will need some wheels and many other bits but Ill not be ready for a while yet,if you still have em in a few weeks Ill be interested


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 1:40 pm 
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I think the f14 was a series 7.2 cromoly fork and i think it was a standard fit to the clockwork The f9 fork which has a similar shape to the f14 is a seies 9.5 aluminium.


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:07 pm 
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Aahh...I see Ill have a look later and see what I can find out from the steerer.thanks for that


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:17 pm 
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Sorry jase, i've got that all wrong the f14 fork has the brake mounts on the rear so i'm talking rubbish.


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 7:19 pm 
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another clockwork project....i shall be watching this!!! kooool!

just started one myself...mine looks quite terminal though!


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 7:45 pm 
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I will be watching this with great interest and i'd have a grey frame with neon orange decals if i were doing it lol ;) ..


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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 7:51 pm 
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emjay wrote:
Sorry jase, i've got that all wrong the f14 fork has the brake mounts on the rear so i'm talking rubbish.


:D No worries Mark,Ill have a look at em at weekend and see what markings they have.


Ive tried to think of all types of colour schemes but really have always wanted orange/white fade,it just looks right to me somehow.


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