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07-23-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I picked up one of these a couple years ago. ...

I picked up one of these a couple years ago.
You start finding a lot of other things it's handy for-
https://www.harborfreight.com/3-in-high-speed-electric-cut-off-tool-63023.html
07-22-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Teach me to assume they worked both ways. Good...

Teach me to assume they worked both ways.
Good to know-
07-22-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Some SRAM shifters/DER's are compatible with...

Some SRAM shifters/DER's are compatible with Shimano and some aren't.
07-21-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Not all are symmetrical, so it could right on to...

Not all are symmetrical, so it could right on to NOT!
IF the FDER will move in that much, you "should" be good.
You may have to loosen the cable to allow that much inner travel.
Edit: add
Just...
07-21-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Bill Kapaun

There's a very good chance you may only need a...

There's a very good chance you may only need a click or 3 on the barrel adjuster.
07-20-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Bill Kapaun

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/437x395/bb_tool1_d2376e6f70d76c579605d5af7f094821921207bc.jpg

...
07-20-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 274
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Is this a cup & cone BB? Removing the NDS cup &...

Is this a cup & cone BB?
Removing the NDS cup & spindle is the way to go if that's the case.
I use Liquid Wrench in a can.
Non aerosol, so I can fill a small hypodermic syringe and squirt a bit on...
07-20-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 274
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I don't see any evidence of you using any...

I don't see any evidence of you using any penetrating oil.
Get a GOOD one. WD-40 isn't.
07-17-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 380
Posted By Bill Kapaun

What's the rear drop out spacing. IF 130mm or...

What's the rear drop out spacing.
IF 130mm or more, maybe you want to move up to 9 speed?
...
07-16-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Bill Kapaun

This is the mechanics forum You are judged ...

This is the mechanics forum
You are judged
Ignore list
07-16-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Bill Kapaun

IF it falls off to the outside of the big ring,...

IF it falls off to the outside of the big ring, you have the H screw backed out too far. PERIOD!

Did it work before you messed with it?

Start at step 1 with good cables/housing....
07-15-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Already answered in post #8

Already answered in post #8
07-15-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By Bill Kapaun

For the NDS it looks like maybe a B & C. Can't...

For the NDS it looks like maybe a B & C.
Can't tell DS.
07-14-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Maybe a bit of tedious filing with a small...

Maybe a bit of tedious filing with a small triangular (or whatever else works) file and make the lock ring fit the FR 5.2?
Sounds like it's going to be a destructive removal eventually, but maybe...
07-14-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By Bill Kapaun

BBT-5 / FR-11: 12 splines, 22.8mm diameter. Fits...

BBT-5 / FR-11: 12 splines, 22.8mm diameter. Fits all Campagnolo® cassette lockrings (including 11-speed) and splined, 12-tooth Campagnolo®
bottom bracket cups.
FR-5.2G: 12 splines, 23.5mm diameter....
07-14-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Bill Kapaun

We certainly don't want to see a pic of the shell...

We certainly don't want to see a pic of the shell or a close up of the pic you have to see if those are threads or??
You can do better.
07-13-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By Bill Kapaun

A little study should help ID what you have- ...

A little study should help ID what you have-
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help?query=&area%5B%5D=55
07-13-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Late 2000 catalogs won't be available for a few...

Late 2000 catalogs won't be available for a few decades.
You might try-
https://www.bikepedia.com/Quickbike/Bikes.aspx

Shimano parts have a date code you should learn to read.
07-13-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'm just curious how a poster with one post can...

I'm just curious how a poster with one post can refer to their previous post?
07-13-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Mental health is for a different forum. Learn...

Mental health is for a different forum.
Learn to make a decision on your own. If you have it that far apart already, how much more work to repack with a lube you apparently believe in
07-12-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Bill Kapaun

What's piece of mind worth?

What's piece of mind worth?
07-12-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Bill Kapaun

a 10mm X 1mm axle is a 10mm X 1mm axle.

a 10mm X 1mm axle is a 10mm X 1mm axle.
07-12-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Since you'll have the axle out anyway, lay it in...

Since you'll have the axle out anyway, lay it in the DO's to see how much you need to trim.
Trim enough extra so it doesn't have to be "perfectly" centered. (who wants to recenter again because 1...
07-12-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You'll need to remove 5mm of spacing on the NDS....

You'll need to remove 5mm of spacing on the NDS. (Actually, I'd remove about 3mm and force the DO's 2mm)
IF QR, you need to cut off 5mm off the axle so the ends don't protrude beyond the DO's.
...
07-10-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 319
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I suspect it's an incorrect replacement.

I suspect it's an incorrect replacement.
07-08-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Peace of mind beats increasing paranoia the...

Peace of mind beats increasing paranoia the further you get from home.
07-08-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Side wall cuts are a bit scary to me. It may be...

Side wall cuts are a bit scary to me.
It may be good for quite awhile, but eventually it's going to break 1 thread too many.
Do you pack a spare tire?

If you decide to ride it, I'd at least glue...
07-08-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Depending on hub flange diameter, 3X may cause...

Depending on hub flange diameter, 3X may cause problems with the spoke angle.
Hopefully, someone with actual experience with these "larger" hubs will chip in.
07-07-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By Bill Kapaun

https://www.google.com/search?q=helicoil+bicycle+c...

https://www.google.com/search?q=helicoil+bicycle+crank&sxsrf=ALeKk01LYA-hcR73RsLMOnP7rJ0K1wPW_A%3A1625722045131&source=hp&ei=vYzmYPWABfXz9APM2bi4Ag&iflsig=AINFCbYAAAAAYOaazQcPNLETRxw6JlBY8jA26ucfxih1&...
07-07-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Note the different part numbers for the DS cone...

Note the different part numbers for the DS cone assembly and FH body.
Keep the DS parts with the specific FH body they came with. That keeps everything in the correct relationship with the DS drop...
07-06-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Bill Kapaun

A shot gun bore brush chucked in a drill...

A shot gun bore brush chucked in a drill motor.....
07-05-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Bill Kapaun

There's far less expensive solvents. Your call.

There's far less expensive solvents.
Your call.
07-05-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You need to understand a LIMIT screw only...

You need to understand a LIMIT screw only prevents over travel of the DER so it doesn't go too far.
H keeps it from going off the Big ring and L keeps it from going off the small ring.
They have...
07-04-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I can't think of anything I'd do with someone...

I can't think of anything I'd do with someone like that.
07-04-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Sounds like a Darwin Award candidate. "Hey...

Sounds like a Darwin Award candidate.

"Hey guys, I had a crash a few weeks ago that took out my back rim brake and many spokes lost tension"

What if you lose control and wipe out your former...
07-04-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I've knocked a rear wheel severely out of true...

I've knocked a rear wheel severely out of true due to uneven spoke tension from the factory. I did a bit of a nose stand, stepped off to the left and the rear wheel hit with the bike leaning over. It...
07-04-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bill Kapaun

No idea what thumbies you are going to use, but...

No idea what thumbies you are going to use, but if you can slide it over the full size end of the bar to reach the reduced section, do you need a reduced section?
Maybe a longer screw?
07-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Bill Kapaun

If you have loose spokes, the J bend gets flexed...

If you have loose spokes, the J bend gets flexed too much and will fatigue prematurely.
07-02-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By Bill Kapaun

The fact yo went to a 46T from 50T means the FDER...

The fact yo went to a 46T from 50T means the FDER is going to have to sit noticeably higher than normal above the big ring.
You can't lower it to match the 46T because it'll interfere against the...
07-02-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Unlikely- Think of all the tires rolling on...

Unlikely- Think of all the tires rolling on scorching hot asphalt on a hot day.
07-01-21, 04:44 PM
07-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Stainless on stainless tends to gall.

Stainless on stainless tends to gall.
07-01-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You might consider these instead?...

You might consider these instead?...
06-30-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By Bill Kapaun

That bike appears to be a standard 3x8 or 3x9...

That bike appears to be a standard 3x8 or 3x9 hybrid, which uses MOUNTAIN shifters/DR's/cranks.
06-29-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Maybe they can improve it to be as good as Chain...

Maybe they can improve it to be as good as Chain L?
06-29-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Best for what? Money no object? Do what works...

Best for what?
Money no object?
Do what works for you, not other people.
Personally, I like 3X9, but you can be a lemming and go 1X and lose a lot of gearing versatility.
06-28-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By Bill Kapaun

A severely worn chain could grow an inch. Count...

A severely worn chain could grow an inch.
Count links to make sure.
06-25-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Bill Kapaun

On BB's with a plastic ring, I tighten that ring...

On BB's with a plastic ring, I tighten that ring first and loosen it last. (DS a couple turns shy of tight)
Often, you have to really crank them hard to seat fully.
Give a few years of UV exposure...
06-24-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 666
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Why do people assume RIMS are that perfect? ...

Why do people assume RIMS are that perfect?
I've seen 1mm variation from "bead" to bead" on cheap, NEW rims. Often with most the variation off to one side or the other.
You can often get an idea by...
06-24-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 477
Posted By Bill Kapaun

But sometimes you only need a tiny bit more. ...

But sometimes you only need a tiny bit more.
About every 4th trip from the grocery store with a heavy load I wish my 27T largest cog was a 28T so I didn't have to shift to the granny ring.
OP is...
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