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Originally Posted by bikeman715
all skewers are the same size. front or back . sometime the skewer 's end will poke thou the nut when it tighten which is normal.
NO they are not all the same size. front skewers are for the most part the same but the rear... I suspect the OP has and older 126mm hub so a modern skewer for a 130 or 135 hub may very well be too long. but if there is enough thread it can be used
I have a set of locking skewers I bought off epay and the rear is too short for a '89 XT rear hub.
to: OP go to a different bike shop and ask if they have a box of older skewers you can look through. look for a rear Malliard, Ofmega, Suze something like that should fit OK
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