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need help w/ badly mangled bottom bracket
My first post here, and I've got a real mess on my hands.
I am replacing an Isis BB on my alu framed commuter, a Novara Buzz. I had no problem using the Park BB tool to remove the non-drive side cup, but the drive side cup is seized and I rounded off the notches so that the tool won't grip anymore.
I used a Dremel to try to cut an edge back in, but that didn't work well, so I thought to cut the face off a portion of the cup so that I could try to hammer against the cup to get it to turn.
The aluminum, being so soft, just got chewed up, so that didn't work, and here I am, desperate for ideas.
Any helpful tips are appreciated!
Thanks in advance.
****RESOLVED**** See below if interested in solution.
Last edited by chaadster; 08-24-08 at 01:10 PM.
Reason: problem solved