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Old 07-02-11, 02:14 AM   #1
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help with removing crank bearings mid 90's gt outpost

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first time poster. i have a mid 90's gt outpost with acera x crank set up and would like some help on the process and tools involved for removing the crank bearings for servicing. i purchased the crank removal tool and have the cranks off but now i have no idea how to remove the rest of the set up to get at the bearings so i can clean them off and re grease them. i would appreciate any guidance with the process as well as what tooling i may need to get to complete the task. thanks in advance.
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Old 07-02-11, 03:33 AM   #2
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Park tool tutorial on BBs

Sheldon Brown's pointers on BBs
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As above for the tutorials, for the crank bearing, it does not have one, you have a Bottom Bracket, which has the bearings in, this should be a sealed, disposable unit,
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LOL. I don't have anything constructive to add, but this post scared me for a second. My bike, a mid 90's GT outpost... is at my LBS right now getting its acera crank changed.

I thought for a moment the guys at my LBS didn't know how to do this and turned to BF for help...
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thanks for the information everyone. i now have a better understanding of what to do next.
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