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Old 03-27-11, 12:36 PM   #1
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Mexican Benotto Bottom Bracket

Does anybody know if the Benottos made in Mexico have the Italian threading or the English threading for the bottom bracket?
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Either is possible.

Your best bet is to first remove the left cup which has right hand threads either way. Then check it's thread with a caliper. It'll be 1.370, (34.8mm) or 36mm (1.41mm) for British (ISO) or Italian respectively. Knowing that will tell you which way to turn the right cup, British is left thread and removes clockwise, Italian is RH.
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Measuring the shell width 70 vs 68 should also give you a real good indication. As are any markings on the cup themselves from 36x24 to IT/ITA etc.
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my mexican benotto has an italian bb
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