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2005 7point3 dw link on backwards?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by unskilled, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. unskilled

    unskilled Monkey

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    so i just torn my frame down and i'm looking at the back of the seat tube and there is this notch out of the seat tube where the suspension has been hitting. From the looks of it the dw link on the bottom is on backwards? anyone hear of such a problem. again its an 2005 7point3. i'll take a pic whenever i get a chance.
     

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  2. Eren

    Eren Turbo Monkey

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    a few amountf of the 05 7.3 only got 5 inches of travel, because the hitting of the seatube.

    maybe contact IH? i forgot what people did with theirs back then
     
  3. LeattBraceRacer

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    I have a 05 7.3 and thought it was something I did while racing. I called IH today and they are going to review a picture i sent and is going to ship out a new lower link.

    Does it look like this?
     
  4. rpet

    rpet Turbo Monkey

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    i had this problem on mine. the original lower link would smash into the fin-like brace on the back of the seat tube.

    They mailed me a new one immediately... 2 years ago when i bought the bike.

    It looked different than the picture above.
     
  5. in the trees

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    I had read that there was a bad batch of links when I originally bought the bike. IH promptly replaced it with the correct one.

    toby
     
  6. engineerjoe

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