So I may be an idiot. Let's get one thing out of the way for starters: I am a total diletante into things bike mechanical. I'm building a 3-speed wheel using a spankin-new internally geared SA SF3 hub. I got a vintage AW too but the frame I'm using is too modern to accomodate its slim spacing.
I mistakenly thought that the nuts on the outside of the stack of my hub body were the nuts used to put it onto the chainstays of the frame. I tweaked on them pretty hard before I looked in the box for the actual nuts (nice one!) and now the hub seems to have a little "tick" in it.
I also don't know how tight these nuts should be- too tight and the hub doesn't spin freely, too loose and it wobbles. What gives? Should I abandon hope? I guess the plan is to continue with the project but man is it going to suck if I get the thing all rigged up and it rides poorly.