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Old 11-06-08, 05:44 PM   #1
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Campy BB installation question

I am installing a Campy Veloce BB. I have the Park BBT-4 installation tool, rather than the official Campy tool. The instructions indicate that the torque should be 51.63 lb ft. Since I can't attache the BBT-4 to the torque wrench, does 51.63 lb ft. translate into real, real snug?

TIA for any guidance.
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Old 11-06-08, 06:35 PM   #2
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I would say... yes But not that much, you odnt want to screwup the threads

Use teflon tape un the threads and a little bit of grease to them also.

U want to be able to take bb cups later one right?

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Old 11-06-08, 06:47 PM   #3
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I am installing a Campy Veloce BB. I have the Park BBT-4 installation tool, rather than the official Campy tool. The instructions indicate that the torque should be 51.63 lb ft. Since I can't attache the BBT-4 to the torque wrench, does 51.63 lb ft. translate into real, real snug?

TIA for any guidance.
Look at it this way. It's 50lb's of force on a 1 foot long lever. Grease the crap out of the BB shell and install.

It'll be pretty tight.
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Old 11-06-08, 08:18 PM   #4
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50 pound-ft is way beyond snug. In fact it's far beyond REAL snug.
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