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Old 10-27-07, 04:54 AM   #1
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mavic helium

I have a older set of mavic helium wheels that the bearing cap adjuster comes loose every ride,alowwing side play.Should i loctitite the cap?
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Old 10-27-07, 06:13 AM   #2
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Next to the bearing cone, there should be a locking nut which should, once the cone is correctly adjusted, be tightened against it to prevent what you are seeing. It could be dangerous to keep riding with loose cones.
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Old 10-27-07, 07:27 AM   #3
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Helium

Try Linseed oil, or go with a light strength threadlock(purple)

http://www.tech-mavic.com/tech-mavic...SpareParts.pdf
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