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Old 03-27-11, 08:53 PM   #1
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Help! Installing Campy Ultra Torque Crankset...

Hi folks. I'm confused on a few things regarding the install (Centaur carbon crank).
1. BB cups- Grease or no grease? Loctite 222? If grease is the answer, how tight?
2. Crank bolt- How tight? (I have a socket wrench with 10mm hex)

Any input is greatly appreciated! Thanks a bunch!
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Oh yeah, and regarding the crank bolt... Should I grease as well? thx
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Hi folks. I'm confused on a few things regarding the install (Centaur carbon crank).
1. BB cups- Grease or no grease? Loctite 222? If grease is the answer, how tight?
2. Crank bolt- How tight? (I have a socket wrench with 10mm hex)

Any input is greatly appreciated! Thanks a bunch!
Anyone? Please?
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Take a look at the campagnolo website. They have a page where you can access tech documents with the details for installing components. There are PDF document copies of the paperwork that normally accompanies a component in its packaging.

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Take a look at the campagnolo website. They have a page where you can access tech documents with the details for installing components. There are PDF document copies of the paperwork that normally accompanies a component in its packaging.
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+1. When all else fails, try reading the instructions. BTW, where did you get the crank and bb cups that they didn't come with the installation sheet?
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I bought them on Ebay slightly used. Thanks for the advice. It seems there is conflicting advice regarding Loctite. I'm still trying to find the definitive answer.
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Conflicting advice?

What does the manufacture spec for assembly? I would err towards what the manufacturer recommends unless you know from experience that you can/should deviate. This helps cut through the conflict.

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Your best bet is to look at the campy sit for tech docs as others have stated

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All my cranks came with some form of thread lock with on the bottom bracket threads but what equivalent in loctite, I have no idea.

also read the warnings on the pedal thread size in the installation directions since there have been some carbon cranks that have a problem with the pedal sleeve coming loose.

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