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Old 11-16-04, 05:03 PM
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Made the biggest mistake today

A couple days ago, I read an add and someone was selling a 04 DJ3 for 200 bucks Canadian. But this fork was different. It had Z150 lowers and Z150 internals. Only had DJ3 uppers. This fork was completely new so I sprung at it rigth away.

Well I got it today and it turns out the steerer is a bit shorter then what I expected. I forgot to ask how long the steerer was.

Lesson learned.
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thats sucks. Shouldn't cost to much to get a new one pressed...

if it isn't tooo bad you could buy a low stack height stem.
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Old 11-16-04, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelstrom
thats sucks. Shouldn't cost to much to get a new one pressed...

if it isn't tooo bad you could buy a low stack height stem.
Ill hafta look into that. Will I have to send it back to get it pressed? How much am I looking around?

Wish I could buy a lower stack height stem but i am almost off by 30- 40mm without spacers
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Old 11-16-04, 05:11 PM
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Not sure on cost. Norco would obviously handle it...email marz and get a contact number.

Wow...yeah thats tonnes...
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Old 11-16-04, 05:28 PM
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What do you know? Looks like i miscalculated.....i think...hoepfully it will work...

The fork is definetly an improvemnt over the mxcomp I was running on the cowan. I think i am gonna be happy with my new dj3/Z150.
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man, that sucks. how much steerer were you actually short?

oh, btw... the guys on dropmachine are planning another tour de don this weekend. if i'm not busy this weekend, i'm going to try to make it out. if you're down, let me know and i'll give you a shout if i'm going to be going.
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Originally Posted by rasheed
man, that sucks. how much steerer were you actually short?

oh, btw... the guys on dropmachine are planning another tour de don this weekend. if i'm not busy this weekend, i'm going to try to make it out. if you're down, let me know and i'll give you a shout if i'm going to be going.
Turns out I was acutally short. BOOOOOO

For sure I am up for a ride. Must get a new stem first. Stripped the bolt on my blockhead DH. Had to use a power drill and hacksaw to get it off. Ill post pics of the carnage.
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