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Old 03-21-05, 08:19 PM   #1
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B Bracket - how do you tell it's worn out?

It's spring time - got my cranks off, and the BB out. There was a lot of grease in the casing, and the spindle spins with no resistance. Does this mean it's time for a new one. I seem to recall reading that the spindle should have a little resistance to it, but can't find the post.

Thanks in advance for the help!
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Old 03-21-05, 08:35 PM   #2
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It's spring time - got my cranks off, and the BB out. There was a lot of grease in the casing, and the spindle spins with no resistance. Does this mean it's time for a new one. I seem to recall reading that the spindle should have a little resistance to it, but can't find the post.

Thanks in advance for the help!
If it's carttidge type, isn't loosey goosey or making crunchey, grindy noises,let it be....What does 'greaes in the casing mean' ?
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take the chain off, and if it can spin a bunch of time easy its still ok
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Spins smooth and straight, sound good to me. You'll know when your riding with a shot BB.
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