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Old 10-03-20, 04:02 PM
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Shimano 600 AX Hub Dust Covers

So I have an old set of Shimano 600 AX hubs with the plastic hub dust cover thingies. They have cracks and damage. Can I substitute newer style rubber ones? Will they fit?

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I suspect that these are more about aero then sealing. Sure you could try a modern dust seal, perhaps take the hubs to a good shop and test fit from their misc take offs box. I've seen some use common O rings, often a few stacked along the axle to provide some contact with the cone and inner sealing thing (hub shell dust cap usually). IIRC the cones have a sealing design anyway, if so then these dust covers are redundant. Andy
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Where can I find this material?

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Originally Posted by Andrew R Stewart View Post
IIRC the cones have a sealing design anyway, if so then these dust covers are redundant. Andy
No sealing other than these, nothing really wrong with mine but I was wondering if anyone had a 3D printed design with a better seal, there is about 0.5mm clearance on the outside. Not found anything yet - might be my first 3D printing project.

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Originally Posted by mtsever View Post
Where can I find this material?
Are you looking for covers or material to make some?
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Are you looking for covers or material to make some?
I'm looking for covers
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I'm looking for front hub covers too. Anyone have any laying around?
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