Bicycle Mechanics - worn bottom bracket threads, any ideas?
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05-12-06, 10:47 PM
I just recieved a road bike frame and was hoping to build it up. I noticed that the threads for the bottom bracket were quite worn and when I screwed in the bottom bracket it wobbled quite a bit. It stays in the frame but doesn't sit as firmly as it should. I was hoping someone had an idea of how to fix this problem without permanently gluing it into place. Any tips or suggestions would be nice.
05-13-06, 06:34 AM
05-13-06, 09:04 AM
Several wraps of Teflon tape should tighten up the fit and remove the wobble. I'd try that first.
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