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 Post subject: Muddy Fox Explorer
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:10 pm 
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I bought this bike from ebay a couple of weeks ago when i was in devon.

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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Muddy-Fox-Exp ... 0671206614

The seat post was stuck so I have it cooking in caustic soda..

The wheels are in great shape, but im gonna rebuild it with some shimano lx hubs and mavic rims I've got in the shed.

Gotta get the seat post out first....

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 Post subject: Re: Muddy Fox Explorer
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:43 pm 
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Location: Hunting down the "foxes" of lincolnshire
another to the home for retired foxes, hey MrG?

Although currently and desperately trying to thin the 'pack' a 19" U-braked explorer would find a place in my bed! :oops: :facepalm:


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 Post subject: Re: Muddy Fox Explorer
PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:50 am 
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I love u-brakes. Nice tidy top tube.

Not sure if they were a good idea or not. Im guessing not since they stopped doing it.

Had to up the ante with the chemistry:

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But it seems to be getting the job done, happy days.


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 Post subject: Re: Muddy Fox Explorer
PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:28 pm 
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Sealed up the hole at the bottom of the down tube with some grey silicone..

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