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    GT Re-build just a few questions

    Hey guys,

    I am alomost done with updating my older 1996 GT LTS-1!!!
    I have had so much fun re-building this bike!!

    But I had a few questions before I'm calling it "done"

    #1). Getting rear disc brakes??
    I have seen many different ways to install a new rear disc brake on your bike. (brake therapy, a2z disc brake adapter, ect.) But I was wondering if anyone has had good luck using something on their LTS bicycle??

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    #2). What rear shock I should install?, and what is the correct size?
    I know a few people on here have updated their rear shock, so what worked best, and what should I stay away from?

    Please any help and suggestions would be super awesome!!


    anyway here are some of my pictures of my updated GT LTS-1
    hope you enjoy the pictures.
    Thanks very much!

    -Bryan













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    Disc Mounts

    I just put BB7's on my 1997 GT Avalanche last night...not much testing with it yet but so far so good. I found the adapter on ebay. Search for "Retro GT Zaskar Rear Disc Brake Mount Adapter"...in the comments it specifically mentions LTS without pre-drilled holes.
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    Thanks man!! My bike doesn't have those lower 2 mount points. did you have to drill those out on your bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by volc0m13 View Post
    Thanks man!! My bike doesn't have those lower 2 mount points. did you have to drill those out on your bike?
    Yes, I drilled them with a 1/4" bit.

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    Thank you very much, I appreciate it

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    don't lts's have a tendency to break chainstays? My mate went through 2, years ago under warranty... no way i'd attach a disc to one (but I could be wrong(

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    Quote Originally Posted by volc0m13 View Post
    I am alomost done with updating my older 1996 GT LTS-1!!!
    I have had so much fun re-building this bike!!
    That bike is looking great. Awesome job at polishing the frame!
    Contact information: http://about.me/marpilli

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