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Old 08-28-07, 01:54 PM
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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 08-28-07, 02:08 PM
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I would advise you to get a new fork.
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Old 08-28-07, 02:33 PM
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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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see if you can make some money in the bathrooms at the local airport.
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Old 08-28-07, 03:14 PM
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Everything is rebuildable with appropriate tools, parts, time, and money.
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Old 08-28-07, 03:24 PM
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as mentioned already, rebuilding it will take money as well
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