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Old 06-14-09, 11:18 PM   #1
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1pc to 3pc crank

Hi,

I bought a new BMX 2 or 3 months ago, and i have been rebuilding it, it has a one piece crank, and i was wondering how to tell if a Redline 3piece crank will fit into the BB.

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Old 06-14-09, 11:43 PM   #2
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It'll fit.

If you've never installed a 3-piece BMX crank before, doing the first one can be a bit of a trip.
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Well, Ive watched some videos, that's about it.
Will i need to compress the bearings into the BB?
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Answered my own question

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Old 06-15-09, 06:29 AM   #5
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Well, Ive watched some videos, that's about it.
Will i need to compress the bearings into the BB?
Yeah, everything's a press fit.

I put the bearings and the spindle in the freezer for a couple of hours first. That makes it a lot easier to press them into place.

The hardest part is measureing and cutting the little sleeve that fits over the spindle and between the bearings.
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Are you referring to the tube spacer?

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Are you referring to the tube spacer?

Yup.
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