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Does anyone have superT dropout bolts?

Discussion in 'California & Hawaii' started by PatBranch, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    One of mine just snapped when I over torqued it... Does anyone have an extra one I can buy or borrow (or even the qr style setup)? I'm heading down to Fontana early tomorrow morning, so it would be cool if I could find one on the way.

     
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    Are you using a standard 20mm thru axel? Because, what you can do is use just a regular bolt with silicone washers. My fork didnt have the lock nut (manitous) and so I put a bolt in and the washers. workes great, still have it on there.
     
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    Yeah, regular 20mm axle. I'm going to go to a hardware store and get a bolt and nut. I think I'm going to thread it through the bottom block and top piece, then put a nut. Or, maybe I'll just drill the threads out and bolt it through those.

    I'd like to get regular dropouts. Maybe the '07 super T lowers will fit this.
     
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    ya, id definitely try. I mean, whats the worst that could happen? You have to buy a new 1500 dollar fork? hahahaha:imstupid:
     
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    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    A new $100 used fork. haha I'd like to see if I can just get some new lowers. This design sucks.

    I left the top and bottom pieces at home...so I really had to ghetto it out. It held up surprisingly.
     
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    as long as it gets you through it, it worked. Haha whether or not it looked great, it worked. And yes, the design sucks
     
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    Haha, yeah.
     
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    One word for ya Pat....

    BOXXER

    haha
     
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    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    Two words...

    '07 lowers!!
     
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    you got any pics of how you rigged that one up. Heres my latest "get me by til warrantied"... lets here it for duct tape keeping a tire from putting an even bigger groove in the swingarm.:clapping:

    PICT3181.jpg

    ohs ya. Out of focus, but you get the idea
     
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    Haha, that's very ghetto. I'll get some tomorrow.