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    1 piece cranks

    ok ive got myself feeling really stupid i went to take a 1 piece off my Diamondback viper and i tried and tried but i cant remeber how to get the thing off!!! very irritating can anyone help me out please?

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    take off pedal and nuts off non drive side, take off chain, work it out

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    just buy 3 piece cranks, or buy a bike with 3 piece lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by stoneylad
    just buy 3 piece cranks, or buy a bike with 3 piece lol
    Yeah...steer him toward more complicated cranks...

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    One piece cranks are more complicated... or atleast that's how most people feel.
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    Ya, I find 1 peice to be even more of a b!tch to get apart then any 3 peice.

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    i know how to work 3 pieces perfectly fine i just cant/couldnt figure out how to get the 1 piece off its been forever since i even saw a 1 piece so ill try that and let yall know how it goes. thanks yall

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    That big nut? Twist it the other way to loosen it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Expatriate
    That big nut? Twist it the other way to loosen it.
    That's exactly my point. DUH!

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    If you put a big wrench on it, and no matter how much you loosen it, it still doesn't come off, you're twisting the wrong way. I swear.

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    ok now im feeling even stupiditer i went through all that trouble just to realize i was trying to fix the wrong problem it was the freewheel i screwed up not my crank!!! so not good i went and got a crank for nothing a couple weeks ago but hey i wanted to put a 3 piece on it anyways so i cant be to mad. anyways now im on to getting a new freewheel now i know how to get the spindle out but ive never had to fiddle with the actual freewheel never brken those before so could someone help me with replacing that please?

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    Twist that the other way.
    Honest.

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    ok ill try that when i go and get the freewheel tomorrow im thinkin bout just saying f@#$ and getting a whole new back rim get myself away from the stocked stuff on the bike

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