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    making the fork drops wider

    just wondering if it would be safe to sand down the fork drops so they would fit my axel. my front wheel is all bent up and i found a good wheel and switched my tire before checking if it fit.

    ah yes and this is my first post, hooray!

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    search function

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    can't find anything

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    Quote Originally Posted by Senses3
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    have fun sanding, then buying a new fork.
    I'm switching to quads.

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    Take it too a bike shop.

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    How much wider is the new wheel? You could just force it on...
    I'm switching to quads.

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    Or get some thinner cone nuts...
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    i didn't pay anything for the wheel and my friend threw away my bent wheel so now i can't switch the core nuts.

    i haven't tried forcing it on.

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    Umm...front wheel spacing should be 100mm. If it's not, your hub's probably put together with the wrong hardware.

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    I think he's trying to fit a 14mm axle into 3/8 dropouts. This was covered here.

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    Even I understood what he was on about. I just don't know the answer
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