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    Blew up my fork.

    I was riding on my 2 year old Gary Fisher Marlin today when i went down a curb and my Manitou Axel front fork blew up. After that the lockout feature didnt work and the compression doesnt change when I adjust it. Can this fork be rebuilt? If so around how much would that be at my lbs? Thanks

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    Old School Rad mtnbiker66's Avatar
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    I would advise you to get a new fork.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    well the fork didnt really blow up. The right side just kinda blew oil all over my leg and now it clunks when i lift up like during a bunny hop. I really dont have money for a new fork being in college and all but is it posssible to rebuil a fork like this?

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    Too Much Crazy
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    see if you can make some money in the bathrooms at the local airport.

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    Everything is rebuildable with appropriate tools, parts, time, and money.

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    as mentioned already, rebuilding it will take money as well

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    In search of moar cowbell dminor's Avatar
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    Senior Member AlucardZero's Avatar
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    I had no clue manitou stuffs their forks with explosives....
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