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Old 07-25-07, 10:44 PM   #1
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Can I service these MKS GR-9's without mangling the dustcap?

I just got these MKS GR-9's, and the bearings feel crappy. I'd like to repack them, see if that helps them spin better. I haven't serviced pedals before, first off. But this question is, can I remove the dustcaps without mangling them? Is there a special tool for this?

Does Sheldon or anyone have anything written online about servicing these pedals?



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Old 07-26-07, 02:40 AM   #2
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Maybe something like this?
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I actually have that tool but I didn't know it, I've only used the chainring bolt side. But when I use it to try to remove the dustcap it just seems to spin and spin and not back out of the pedal.
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Where did you purchase the pedals?
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Do they know how to open the dustcap? If they don't, I'd suggest calling or emailing Harris Cyclery in MA. Their site says that those pedals can be serviced.
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Put the pedals on and ride em awhile, they'll smooth out considerably (so says the owner of three sets)
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Put the pedals on and rides em awhile, they'll smooth out considerably (so says the owner of three sets)
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