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Karl

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Why you should take care of your c5 !
« on: 07, August, 2009 - 20:41:04 »
Don't worry, these are not piccies of "Dave"  they are of a trashed chassis that I have .

This one shows what can happen to the headstock if you bump down kerbs, hit a wall "head on" etc  ;



This is a better piccie of the way the chassis can bend on the rear brake side if you hit a pothole,large bump etc too fast ;



Not something you want to see too often  :o

Offline Umpa

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #1 on: 07, August, 2009 - 20:46:25 »
Yeah the c5 chassis is wafer thin. Is the bottom picure dave ?

Karl

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #2 on: 07, August, 2009 - 20:55:47 »
Yeah the c5 chassis is wafer thin. Is the bottom picure dave ?

No , I havent got round to fixing Dave yet - but strangely enough the damage is very similar and on the same side . Voodoo was the same when I got it, and Alans (from Cambridge) was also bent in the same place.

Maybe the brake side is weaker ?

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #3 on: 08, August, 2009 - 07:40:09 »
you should see the chassis i have of my one that has been run into the back of!

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #4 on: 10, August, 2009 - 14:25:30 »
ha ha i was just about to say mine was like that lol then i read your comment boo boo how is my old bessie

Karl

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #5 on: 10, August, 2009 - 22:56:57 »
ha ha i was just about to say mine was like that lol then i read your comment boo boo how is my old bessie

I think it's the one C5Martin is restoring at the moment  :-\

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #6 on: 11, August, 2009 - 13:58:18 »
well i might have to buy it back have to start saving

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Re: Why you should take care of your c5 !
« Reply #7 on: 11, August, 2009 - 17:51:48 »
So, if Martin is restoring a C5 does this mean that he will around still in the future ? I hope he is. 

Retro Andy.