Sub Frames Gas Gas

Discussion in 'Trials' started by val4215, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. val4215

    val4215 Adventurer

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    Hello,

    Just picked up a sweet 2003 Gas Gas 280 TXT 03 Edition. Love the bike and it has taught me soo much already.

    A couple of questions for the group here.

    Where can I find parts in SO CAL?
    Where can I get a parts Manual? Seems like all the stuff on the web is for the PRO.
    Is there supposed to be a sub frame on the tail of the bike? Everything I see on the bike says no, but I saw a picture in here of a Gas Gas being restored and it looked like it had a sub frame.
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    Also if I try a sit down wheelie, I feel like I am mashing the air box, cause that seems to be all that supports the rear fender.

    Thanks Guys.

    Oh if there is anyone out there in the So Cal area that knows of a good place to ride where other riders give tips, I'm all ears.
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  2. dbeck

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  3. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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  4. lamebrain

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    +1 for lewisport! I just talked to my local gas-gas dealer about a manual he said they don't have them, but there is info out there if you spend enough time googling!

    and there's this http://www.gasgas.com/Pages/Technical/Home.html

    Sorry, dont know about a sub frame.
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  5. DerViking

    DerViking Shred

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    Most of the trials bikes are built around the airbox as subframe. Not really built for sitting on.
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  6. val4215

    val4215 Adventurer

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    I thought it might be a good idea to get a rear fender for practicing, cause I know sure as heck I am going to loop it sooner or later and I would hate to ruin the factory fender and graphics.
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  7. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    Remove all the bolts in the rear fender, just use zip ties on the side holes. If I remember right, if you leave the seat bolt in it will break the seat.:D
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  8. SloCalSpode

    SloCalSpode Been here awhile

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    http://www.socaltrials.com/
    http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/SoCalTrials-list/

    Great group of people. Rummage around the site, join the Yahoo group and introduce your self.
    Next event out near Riverside on Feb 17.
    http://www.socaltrials.com/events-calendar/

    Likely the most local supplier of parts and trials goodies near So. Cal.
    http://www.tec-cycles.com/
    Cheers, Jeff
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  9. dbeck

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  10. Sting32

    Sting32 Trials Evangelist

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