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    Finished my rebuild - 1995 GT Tequesta

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    Grinded down to bare metal, repainted, clear coated, added new decals (couldn't find authentic Tequesta so opted for Generic GT decals), upgraded to V-Brakes, new brake levers, new Jagwire cables / housing, riser handlebars, adjustable stem, and cheap Walmart Tires (will upgrade soon)...

    This is just to get my feet wet. Plan to add new suspension fork and seat.

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    make sure the sus fork u get doesn't hit the downtube when u turn.
    Some Manitou forks have what is called a "cathedral arch"...shaped on a slant so the arch clears the top tube.
    ...Or you can contact Cane Creeek and possibly get a "plus 5" bottom cup set-up...the cup is 5mm taller than a regular cup.Your fork should be able to swivel all the way around without touching the downtube.it's a safety factor.i think Ventana and Chris King might also have that type of cup.
    Z
    ...nice bike.

    See if you can locate a '97 or'98 Marzocchi Z2 Alloy or Bomber on ebay...63mm of plush travel.that was one of the best forks of that era. You might have to get the correct springs for your weight though if the fork bottoms it's travel out.There were some good Rock Shox Judy's around then too.
    roccowt.
    rocnbikemeld

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