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Old 02-21-05, 05:48 PM   #1
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Egg Beaters End Cap...

Just installed my new Stainless eggbeaters, works great!
One small problem, I tried to unscrew the end plug on one of the pedals, just to see whats inside (...curiosity killed the cat eh) well even though I was using a big flat screwdriver and being careful, I managed to mangle teh cap a bit. I tried on the other pedal being even more careful, and didnt hurt the cap but coudlnt budge it.... is it supposed to be that hard to get off?
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Old 02-21-05, 06:09 PM   #2
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you couldnt move it getting it off or on? I hope you did not strip the threads by crossing them
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Old 02-21-05, 06:23 PM   #3
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it wouldn't move at all.... I assumed given that its soft alu that it wouldnt be in too tight, but I couldnt budge it at all
There's no crossthreading cause this is new from the factory I havnt' got em off at all..
Its not that badly mangled I tihnk i could probably get it off with some careful effort, but I dont wanna torque it much cuase the caps are so soft.....
Im just suprised its as tight as it is... does everyone have this much trouble?
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It should just turn. Righty tighty - lefty loosy. I scufed my Candy end cap a little when I re-greased them. Just use a big screw driver and be careful.
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Old 02-21-05, 08:56 PM   #5
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weird... hmm maybe its becasue they havent even seen a crnak arm yet... like there needs to be a little load on the body to loosen everything up or something... whatever, I wont touch em until they need a greasing and maybe ill get the rebuild kit w/ extra caps..
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