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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:29 pm 
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Having now put it back together I have a theory as to why the parts became detached in the first place.

There are a pair of Nylon bushes within the caps which are held in place by a collar (see arrow), which if you don't know has to be unscrewed first it will prevent the stanchion being pulled out as there's another bush at the bottom and there's a few mm of interference.

If someone tried to pull the legs off and the hard anodising wasn’t strongly bonded, then could it be that this gave first???


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 Post subject: Re: Funk unicorn
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:03 am 
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I started this thread a year ago today and I thought I'd be a little further on from where I am now!

Going to get a little distracted for a while putting the older fork on the Pro Comp plus I've got some tweaks to make on the Mountain Klein, so it'll be a couple of months before you see any movement on this.

In the meantime as a place holder let's start from the beginning with a new image...


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Doing some digging earlier today and found this. Now I'm questioning the build direction... :facepalm:


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Doing some digging earlier today and found this. Now I'm questioning the build direction... :facepalm:



:lol: sometimes you have to let it talk to you - other times you have stop over thinking things

....but which one ?


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That picture does look very nice but the new fork is silver, so I think I'll stick with the plan for now :wink:


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That picture does look very nice but the new fork is silver, so I think I'll stick with the plan for now :wink:


Right choice :D It's going to look amazing


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Well do ya? Updates coming soon....


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 Post subject: Re: Funk unicorn
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 6:15 pm 
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I seem to have amassed quite a bit of Funk clothing now and that is on one of the items I got from an ex-Team Funk rider. I'll put up some pictures now and again, so's not to bore you too much. :wink:

In the meantime... here's a picture of the F&F together as they should be.


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