94 Explosif build. Finished p7/8

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Finally after more years than I care to remember I have an Explosif frame 😁. Full build thread will follow. Tomorrow I plan to rediscover the many parts I’ve been hoarding for this expected build. I just need to remember where I put them all? 😂. More pics once I locate them. My starting point is a bare frame. I’m not going for a catalog correct build, sorry. I’m looking to make this my main rider so will be using parts that I like, know work well, last the test of time and look good. Some will be older, some a little newer. I still have a few parts to source. Fingers crossed it won’t be a long drawn out build, I’m sure I’ve got all the hard parts already.
 

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This will definitely be part of the final build 😁
 

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Managed to locate most of the parts, couple of items still to find but I’m making progress. First off, xt hubs to be fitted to these rims.
 

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Secondly, stem will need the canti guides removed and it needs to be sparkle silver with new decals to match the forks. Impact needs a visit to the kero bath and ultrasonic cleaner at my work but should be good to go after that with the addition of new grease.
 

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Shifting and stopping are sorted, although I can’t decide which levers to use?
 

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And I do have a matching rear for this but haven’t been able to locate that at this point 😂. I’m sure it will turn up 🤞
 

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Oh and after moaning about the price of parts on another thread, I had a small spending spree on eBay last night for a few essentials. Nowt exciting, just new tyres, cables and grips. Pics on arrival lol.
 
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Today I managed to pick up locally another couple of important parts I need to complete the build. Things are coming together nicely, the seat post and clamp still evade me though 😔.
 

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