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Old 05-31-23, 08:41 AM
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Has anyone permanently welded the dahon hinges?
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Old 05-31-23, 05:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Rstx1
Has anyone permanently welded the dahon hinges?
Not that I know of. But, unless the frame is steel (like the Dahon D7 I believe), aluminum is weakened by about 50% when welded. Not worth it. Just don't fold it. 🤷🏽‍♂️
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yes, it is a d7 speed, 2012 model, and thanks, I would only fold up occassionally
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Then welding it would be a waste of effort. Look for a mini velo if folding isn't necessary.
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I've thought of doing this because my frame creaked so damn much.

Mini velo frames are usually really expensive for what they are.

And the only one I've seen lately is Velo Orange and that was over $800..
(or wait until the Mercier Nano goes on sale again and transfer your quality components)
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