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    Yeah it will do the '03-'12 guides. Still waiting on King hubs and FOX 40 fork. I guess I shouldn't be impatient, I don't get to ride it until May or June.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mattkock View Post
    Yeah it will do the '03-'12 guides. Still waiting on King hubs and FOX 40 fork. I guess I shouldn't be impatient, I don't get to ride it until May or June.
    Skip the Paul tensioner. I ran one (briefly) on my SS DH rig last summer. It kept the chain on just fine, but did nothing to quell chain slap. Noisy.

    Ended up with a Rohloff tensioner after trying a few others.

    For next summer my DH frame is being designed around full-time SS.

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    I posted a pic of the problem solvers tensioner I'm going to be using instead of the pauls. Kevin Aiello the Pro DHer on KHS is using one so if it's good enough for him it's good enough for me.
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    Interested to see this when it's done. Those colors should look pretty good together.

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    Man I am bummed! 13 weeks since my Chris King order and still NO Hubs. I shouldn't be that upset it's still January but Dam, 13 weeks for some Mango DH Kings seems like a bit much. I will post more pics as soon as I have more parts I swear. The wait is worse for me.
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    Well since I have some time to kill I'm going to be getting some raw Twenty6 Predator pedal bodies from Tyler at Twenty6 and having them powder coated to match my Frame and then I'm sending them back to have them assembled with Mango traction pins and lazer etched. Gonna be Sick!!!
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    don't go overboard
    RIP Adam Yauch

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    Dude, build your bike already. Geezzz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saturnine View Post
    don't go overboard
    That ship has sailed.

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    Why powdercoat the pedals instead of anodize? Seems like it won't match as well and will chip off.
    Keep the Country country.

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    Dudes I'm trying! 13 weeks since order day and still NO HUBS!!!!!! I'm going crazy. Trust me it's WAY worse for me. I still can't ride it until the snow melts so I guess I shouldn't really care but I just want it done already.

    Like I said at the beginning of this thread, the orange cranks came with the frame so I decided to just play that theme out. Tyler at Twenty6 components was nice enough to suggest that I get blank pedals and get them coated to match and have him assemble them after so I thought I might as well, they will be One Of a Kind for sure.
    I got some pretty decent Niners!

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    Hey man, if it's what you want, do it! I think it sounds sick. Just wish I had the funds to trick my bike out like that!!!! Just envious here =) Can't wait, the suspense builds!

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    Wait, you built that 14-pound Niner in the WW forum? Man, talk about opposite ends of the spectrum. Can't wait til you finish this bike, I bet it'll be awesome.

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    Yep that's me 13.9lb. Niner Guy. It's Crazy, even over 2 years later when I'm out riding somewhere, anywhere people stop me and say, Hey, hey, hey, is that the bike from mtbr? I say yes and then they ask, No the 13lb. Niner? It's so cool when people say, Man it's crazy that you actually ride that thing and hard. I would never build something tyhat I couldn't beat the crap out of. This is my 5th. full DH build but wait till you see my Sub 17lb. Niner Jet RDO build. I'm shooting fo the worlds lightest full squish, geared 29er.

    Man I've got way too many Irons in the fire. I also have a 400whp Miata that's always in need of More Boost!
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    Did you say Miata? Post that one too when you're done! I was really into Miatas (always on Miata.net) until I got into bicycles, so my car has been somewhat neglected. Still have it, just don't drive it enough... maybe because it has 1/3 the horsepower yours does... lol!
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    Here it is. It's on 15x9 TR C3M wheels and Hankook 225/45 RS3 tires now.
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    Nice! Mines supercharged and I have a wet nitrous kit but I haven't installed it yet.

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    Sorry about Jacking my own thread but...........

    Yeah I have the 2.0L FM Stroker with Wiesco pistons, Carillo H-beam rods, ARP main and head studs, ported and polished head, 5 angle valve job, Supertech 1mm oversized intake and exhaust valves with titanium retainers, FM dual feed fuel rail, ID 1000cc fuel injectors, Walboro 255 fuel pump, HKS 272 cam, Garrett GTX3071 Turbo, Begi SS manifold, 3" downpipe and exhaust with Magnaflow 3" muffler, Mazdaspeed 6spd trans, Torsen LSD with 3:63 ring and pinion, ACPT Carbon driveshaft. Mazdaspeed axles, Afco coilovers, Sport sized NAPA rotors and Powerstop pads with SS brake lines, HKS V-Pro ECU, Harddog rollbar with Door bars, Sparco Sprint 5 seat and Sparco harnesses, Sparco Ring suede steering wheel and a lot of stuff that I forgot about.

    It was Crazy Fun at 300whp but now over 400whp it's Kinda Scary, Kinda.
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    i see a lot of pretty girls driving miatas.
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    Not 11second 400rwhp Miatas!

    I'm also a Hairstylist with over 400 pair of shoes. Thank goodness my wife is Hot!
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    350whp STi in gravel trim here. Cars, bikes, and motos are fun. My hairstyle is a bit neglected though and the only closed toe shoes I own are bike shoes.
    Keep the Country country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattkock View Post
    Dudes I'm trying! 13 weeks since order day and still NO HUBS!!!!!! I'm going crazy. Trust me it's WAY worse for me. I still can't ride it until the snow melts so I guess I shouldn't really care but I just want it done already.

    Like I said at the beginning of this thread, the orange cranks came with the frame so I decided to just play that theme out. Tyler at Twenty6 components was nice enough to suggest that I get blank pedals and get them coated to match and have him assemble them after so I thought I might as well, they will be One Of a Kind for sure.
    Those hubs are going to be a while. I ordered CK hubs last year, they promised a 3 week turnaround. Four weeks later the shop I ordered them fom called to check the status...and after CK stringing me on for two months, I cancell the order and ordered a set of Dee Max from Price Point. I confirmed they had them in stock, and had them 3 days later, delivered on a Saturday afternoon no less. Felt bad for taking away a sale from the LBS, but had a felling Mavic would do the same as CK.

    At least you have time on your side. Just take any delivery date from Cris King with a grain of salt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mattkock View Post
    Not 11second 400rwhp Miatas!

    I'm also a Hairstylist with over 400 pair of shoes. Thank goodness my wife is Hot!
    The fact that it was mentioned you ride a 29er, makes me question if you wife isn't a man! Post some nude pics to prove she's ALL women! (Just kidding of coarse).
    The guy yo' momma "act" like she don't know!

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    Well it's STILL NOT my Chris King hubs but I got tires. I talked to King today and they're waiting to build a color matched set for me. They have both the hubs I want but the anodizing is slightly different so I'll keep waiting. Here are my tires, 2.4" Trail Kings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lelandjt View Post
    350whp STi in gravel trim here. Cars, bikes, and motos are fun. My hairstyle is a bit neglected though and the only closed toe shoes I own are bike shoes.
    Nice, 310whp '02 Bugeye wagon owner here, STi engine swapped (still need tranny and Brembo's!). Street tires auto-x setup currently but thinking about going the opposite way and going fully rally.

    And OP, 400whp on that little thing is scary fast. Very nice car.
    I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

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