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Old 08-20-07, 07:43 AM   #1
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Campy Bottom Bracket Play

Is a small amount (1mm) of play normal for a sealed Campy Chorus/Record bottom bracket? I just picked up an eBay bike with a late 90s Chorus crank & newer bb. Seller says the bb was new two years ago but I can detect 1mm side-to-side. I've ordered a new bb, but wondering what the standard is nowadays in any case.

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Old 08-20-07, 08:12 AM   #2
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I have a '06 Chorus triple sealed bb with 4600 miles and there is absolutely zero play in any direction. I believe your is badly worn but may be usable for a while.
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There should be no play ONCE INSTALLED. There can be play when it is not in the bike. Slap that puppy in there, torque 'er down good and give'r a wiggle.
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Is a small amount (1mm) of play normal for a sealed Campy Chorus/Record bottom bracket? I just picked up an eBay bike with a late 90s Chorus crank & newer bb. Seller says the bb was new two years ago but I can detect 1mm side-to-side. I've ordered a new bb, but wondering what the standard is nowadays in any case.

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Just say no to PLAY. New BB time, mate.
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Old 08-20-07, 12:06 PM   #5
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Thanks, guys!
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