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02-19-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Soak it in diesel. It might free up?

Soak it in diesel.
It might free up?
02-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You are going to use the "old" hub with the newer...

You are going to use the "old" hub with the newer body.
Period.
Offsets will be what they will be.
You may see a slight change in hub spacing (1-2mm?) with the body swap. just different generation...
02-19-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I stuffed a 133 hub into 126mm DO's . Albeit a...

I stuffed a 133 hub into 126mm DO's .
Albeit a low end Shimano hub, I was eating DS cones in 200-300 miles.
From that experience, I'm a bit leery at even a 4mm spread without alignment.
IF you are...
02-19-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Bill Kapaun

It's not in the "looking". It's in reading the...

It's not in the "looking".
It's in reading the 1st post and noting the differences listed.
Else, it would have been a no brainer.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/images/k7hub-3-stylessm.jpg
...
02-19-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I think you missed the point about the FH body...

I think you missed the point about the FH body transplant.
UG to HG/UG.
OP wants to use "modern" cassettes, not Uni Glide.
I'm still unsure what the spacing currently on the bike is.
IF 135, make...
02-19-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By Bill Kapaun

If you'd answered my question in post 15, 5 days...

If you'd answered my question in post 15, 5 days ago, I could have posted this pic-
...
02-19-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Switch the associated cone, seals etc. with its...

Switch the associated cone, seals etc. with its specific FH Body, since the bearing race is in the body.

What's the spacing on the bike now?
It wouldn't make sense to space the bike at 132 and...
02-18-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF you can find "exact" replacement parts, the...

IF you can find "exact" replacement parts, the task may be more manageable.
However, 18 & 24 spoke wheels aren't really for the inexperienced. You simply don't have as many spokes to "massage" a...
02-18-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I've always rotated each spoke to the same...

I've always rotated each spoke to the same position as a simple matter of ergonomics. You have to hold the tension meter the same way if you want to measure the same way.
Any reading that didn't...
02-18-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 393
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I need a little "help" when loading 50+ lbs. of...

I need a little "help" when loading 50+ lbs. of groceries in my rear baskets.
Practical trumps cool.
You can keep your bike better "disengaged" at public bike racks.
02-18-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I show- 12-13-15-17-19-21-23-25 and ...

I show-
12-13-15-17-19-21-23-25
and
11-12-14-16-18-21-24-28
You'd probably want to replace the 2 smallest.
02-18-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF you find the 11T cog is higher than you need,...

IF you find the 11T cog is higher than you need, you can use the 5 smallest cogs from your current cassette with the 3 largest from the newest cassette.
That would give a little more even steps...
02-18-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Most anything that leaves ANY kind of film is...

Most anything that leaves ANY kind of film is going to attract dirt.
Easier to wipe off a "dry" frame than a sticky, oily one.
02-17-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I found Sun Rims to be a good rim for the $$$. ...

I found Sun Rims to be a good rim for the $$$.
They typically have a small flat spot near the rim joint that won't affect the tire "roundness".
Else, expect to pay at least another $30 for a...
02-17-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 397
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF you are disassembling the rim on a regular...

IF you are disassembling the rim on a regular basis, you can wipe off rust/apply a bit of grease before it would be noticeable.
If you could find some steel fence wire of the correct diameter, it's...
02-17-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 397
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Some stainless steels are slightly magnetic. I...

Some stainless steels are slightly magnetic.
I would suspect SS. Else, you could have rust discoloration of the joint when it got wet.
02-16-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Kapaun

It does certainly help the tool to break the cup...

It does certainly help the tool to break the cup free.
Else you are hallucinating.
02-15-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Kapaun

So is beating a dead horse without any effort to...

So is beating a dead horse without any effort to think things through.
IF it was a good idea, it would have been suggested earlier in the thread by someone knowledgeable.
I should have told you the...
02-15-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I think the problem will be the taper of the...

I think the problem will be the taper of the fork.
Any bumps and the weight will want to force the clamps to the smaller part of the taper and loosen.
02-15-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Bill Kapaun

8-1/2". Wheel barrow, baby carriage.... ...

8-1/2". Wheel barrow, baby carriage....
Motorcycle tire irons are much stouter and still not overly large.
02-15-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Kapaun

That means you have given up and are willing to...

That means you have given up and are willing to destroy the cup to get it off.
Sometimes you are desperate to SAVE the cup.
My method works as a 1st resort too, AND saves the cup.
Your...
02-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You still need a "tool retainer". Else you're...

You still need a "tool retainer". Else you're going to have stripped tools and possibly worse problems.
At that point, a 4 lb. hammer takes less set up time. You don't have to connect it to its...
02-15-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Kapaun

How about you? Most bike mechanics aren't going...

How about you?
Most bike mechanics aren't going to be equipped with 1/2" or larger impact wrenches and an air compressor to keep up.
And you still have to hold the rest of the bike.
My "tool set"...
02-15-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I don't think it matters which method you use.

I don't think it matters which method you use.
02-15-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Bill Kapaun

It also may mean that you'd be wasting money...

It also may mean that you'd be wasting money trying to save a piece of crap and they want to avoid you being ripped off.
02-14-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I would guess a crappy RDER adjustment, assuming...

I would guess a crappy RDER adjustment, assuming it's shifting on the rear. Which way does it shift? Up or down?

Else, look for frame flex, like a broken weld or something.
02-14-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'm simply amazed at the lack of evidence of...

I'm simply amazed at the lack of evidence of penetrating oil being used?
What are you thinking?
Here's my "tool set" for removing these cups-
...
02-13-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By Bill Kapaun

This seems to indicate you'd need a 6503 front...

This seems to indicate you'd need a 6503 front Shifter & DER....
02-13-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By Bill Kapaun

The term "ratchet lever" made me think of a QR...

The term "ratchet lever" made me think of a QR lever that he was trying to spin on.
I'm just not familiar enough with these for a red flag to fly.
Maybe someone can watch the video?
02-13-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I don't do videos, but useful info would be- ...

I don't do videos, but useful info would be-
Brand & Model of the hub.
If Shimano, there's probably a tech doc/exploded view that would allow someone to know EXACTLY what you have.
It might even...
02-13-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'm totally unfamiliar with "electrified bikes",...

I'm totally unfamiliar with "electrified bikes", but is there a spacer on the NDS that could be shortened a couple mm?
02-13-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Then why don't we see them in your pic? With...

Then why don't we see them in your pic?

With the valve hole on the bottom, which hub flange does the 1st spoke to the right (CCW) point to? DS or NDS.
02-13-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Unless the frame is so rigid it's difficult to...

Unless the frame is so rigid it's difficult to spread, I wouldn't worry about spreading 2mm.
02-12-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,273
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Seeing how "cleanly" it broke near the toe of the...

Seeing how "cleanly" it broke near the toe of the weld (on the upper side) I'd consider this to be a lack of needed heat treatment after welding.

Maybe you'd have at least a taste of revenge by...
02-12-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Your "wonky" crosses may be part of the problem. ...

Your "wonky" crosses may be part of the problem.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1416x1252/xx_dbdba2b73e94ada407e3e412e6f36ac866a6ab6a.jpg
02-12-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By Bill Kapaun

When initially threading on the nipples, you only...

When initially threading on the nipples, you only want 2-3 turns. More than that and you can't reach like you are experiencing.
Try backing off the nipples. You may have to go to "just barely...
02-12-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By Bill Kapaun

My thought too-

My thought too-
02-12-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,593
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Haven't you all heard of the thousands of loose...

Haven't you all heard of the thousands of loose nipples that have occurred in the LAST 3 YEARS by not using locking nipples since this thread was started?
ZOMBIE!
02-11-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Assuming the FH body is the same (comparing 7...

Assuming the FH body is the same (comparing 7 speed vs 7 speed or 8 vs 8)
the 135 would have 5mm more spacing on the NDS.
This results in 2.5mm less dish.
02-10-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Here's a link to your hub. VeloBase.com -...

Here's a link to your hub.
VeloBase.com - Component: Shimano FH-1055 / HB-1055, 105SC (http://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=7FC3B1A3-088A-44F2-B184-63C1C3946964&Enum=110&AbsPos=341)
02-10-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Measure DO spacing like this- ...

Measure DO spacing like this-
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x300/measure_dospacing_6436c87c933886d4d749c13c8387347676568551.jpg

I suspect you have a broken axle or...
02-10-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Maybe a "sandwich" with thin shim stock bearing...

Maybe a "sandwich" with thin shim stock bearing against the axle threads/drops?
02-09-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I guess Canadians can tell how big- 8x1.0mm...

I guess Canadians can tell how big-
8x1.0mm seems pretty crank specific. 8mmx1.25mm is the "more generic" version of 8mm.
02-09-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You show NOTHING to give a sense of scale. A...

You show NOTHING to give a sense of scale.
A coin or ruler would do much.

What are the thread sizes?
02-09-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Often the problem is the 1st spoke of the 2nd...

Often the problem is the 1st spoke of the 2nd set.
You can easily mark it with a felt tip.
Hub on the left is the more typical lacing when going CCW.
The "other" is used on some rims where the...
02-09-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Ditto-

Ditto-
02-09-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I don't do "road stuff", but doesn't the...

I don't do "road stuff", but doesn't the 47xx/57xx RDER's use a different cable pull ratio?
Whereas you need "compatible" shifters?
02-08-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Bill Kapaun

556Etro? The Rhyno Lite is listed as 22mm...

556Etro?

The Rhyno Lite is listed as 22mm internal width, while the XL version is 23.5mm.
With a 2+" tire, I'd probably go wider.
02-07-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By Bill Kapaun

2*offset is the difference between the 2 CTF...

2*offset is the difference between the 2 CTF flange dimensions.
An 8mm offset would mean there is 16mm difference between them.
02-07-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF I understand correctly, the nipples ate...

IF I understand correctly, the nipples ate bottomed out and you still don't have spoke tension. Are all spokes equally loose?
If just a spoke length issue, I'd expect them to be quite similar.
If...
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