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    missing fork crown race

    I recently bought a DA headset that was missing the fork crown race. It's an older model that uses ball bearings, not cartridges.

    Can I use a random (i.e. non DA) fork crown race with no ill effect, or do I have to track down a matching race? Will an Ultegra or 105 race work well with this headset?

    as well, please pm me if you happen to have an extra DA crown race to trade.

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    E-mail Bike Tools Etc. to see if the crown race is interchangable. They may even have an official replacement.

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    You would like to think that any loose ball race would work. I have an old Stronglight needle bearing headset that take a very specific race. I have been looking on ebay for several years and no luck. I believe that you will find one easily. Good luck.

    Tim
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