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  1. #1
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    Nov 2009

    2003 khs fxt rage

    i bought a used 2003 fxt rage a little while ago and want to upgrade some compnents and suspension set ups but dont know too much about the bike (headset size, steer tube, etc.) where can i get some information on what upgrades would work and what wont work? thanks

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    Jul 2005
    Here's what Bikepedia says it had when new.

    It's a regular 1 1/8" threadless fork, like most still in use. So headset, fork, stem etc are all easy to source for that bike.

    It just depends how far you want to go with upgrading - for example going from the 7spd setup to 8spd or 9spd can be expensive as you need new cogs, shifters, perhaps rear hub and wheel build, maybe derailleurs etc.

    Same goes for brakes if you want to go from V's to discs - gets a bit expensive.

    But a simple fork upgrade is easy enough, and you should be able to find a rear shock of the correct length if need be too.
    Less isn't MOAR

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