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Old 03-26-08, 04:46 PM   #1
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04 look kg381 frame spacing

hey guys.
just got a sweet deal on the above frame, but to my dismay i discovered it to have 120mm frame spacing. after a bit of research i saw that guys were building up 02 and 03 kg381 with campy10 (thus these frames have 130mm spacing) so whats the deal with mine? can i get it reset? has this frame actually been poorly repaired?

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Did you buy a track frame? By 2004, the only frames spaced 120 mm were trackies.
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not a track frame

its supposed to be 130. i think it was bent and improperly repaired. whats the procedure for re spacing a carbon frame? should i just return it?
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its supposed to be 130. i think it was bent and improperly repaired. whats the procedure for re spacing a carbon frame? should i just return it?
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Carbon frames typically don't bend, they break. If it was originally spaced 130 mm and is now 120 after a "repair", I wouldn't trust it at all. Return it if you possibly can.
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time bomb?

hi. thanks for responding. with some effort, i was able to put my rear wheel on the frame. would i be riding a death trap?
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hi. thanks for responding. with some effort, i was able to put my rear wheel on the frame. would i be riding a death trap?
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I don't know but, if it were mine it would be on it's way back to the seller. A 130 mm dropout spaced frame should accept a 130 mm hub with nearly no struggle. Carbon is particularly unforgiving of inept "repairs".
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