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Old 06-24-2013, 10:23 AM   #2422
Red J
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Originally Posted by dmac57 View Post
I'd look for a 1997 Gen4 or a 1998-2000 Gen5. The catcon showed up in 2001, adding weight, heat and decreased power. If you want USD forks, you're going to have to do a transplant if you want those and gear driven cams. If you want that, you're going to have to do it to a Gen4, because of the linked brakes on the Gen5s. That's all I got.
To balance this commentary:

If you are intending to do an exhaust, the catalytic is of no concern.
If you are planning a front end swap, I doubt you will have much trouble delinking the remaining rear brakes.

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