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    Speedplay rebuild, screw too tight/too loose

    I have disassembled the my speedplay zero. Instruction manual suggests heating the trox screw with a soldering iron
    to loosen the locite. After cleaning/lubing, it spins pretty nicely (without this screw).

    Now I'm ready to put them back together. However if I tighten the trox screw too much, it
    binds and the pedal can't spin. If I don't tighten it, it has some play. So how should I approach this?
    thanks.
    Last edited by skinnyboy; 08-25-08 at 12:47 PM.

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    A well greased pedal should not "spin". It's the dry ones that spin. The pedal should turn smoothly with no grinding noise.

    Al

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    white grease?

    I agree--- use white grease

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    When I said "spin", I meant I could rotate the pedals freely, not that it would spin like a free wheel.

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    free wheel

    I agree, use white grease on your freewheel.....

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    I suspect that white grease will work well, but my Speedplay grease *** came with green grease.
    Al

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    makers mark

    grease has temp max and min--- good to know--- do your bearings well

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