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    Dropouts Bent

    Hey, I've been having bad times with my bike. From it being almost stolen to stolen parts causing me to crash . Fortunately, at night I had found out who was stealing the parts but, he wouldn't tell me where he hid the parts.

    Anyways, after he stole my brake gyro , he was taking my favorite Odyssey pegs bending my dropouts ! After riding on the streets and parks the rear wheel locked up throwing me off. When I got home I found out after wiggling the wheel around that the dropouts were bent making my wheel lean way off to the left side rubbing against the frame.

    If anyone could help me fix this I would really appreciate it. I am looking for the Alignment Guage on eBay and the cheapest one was $78.

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    Big adjustable wrench and a good eye. Dropouts on a well used BMX aren't straight anyways.

    Hell, my rear triangle is twisted over a inch.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Thanks, I'll try that right now. I also might get a new BMX anyways...maybe a Seshin ****hawk. Not sure, what to choose as my 2006 GT Compe is doing fine, but could do better.

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    My dropouts are completely bent on my grind side. It's nothing a bit of grinding and filing can't fix.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    Wrench and file.

    This swear filter sucks.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    You guys are fast! Thanks, still looking for wrench lol.

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    If you cant find a wrench, a vice grip will also work but it's a bit more stubborn.

    Adjustable wrenches make it really easy.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    This swear filter sucks.
    Not mine.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    The mod for the BMX forum sucks.

    because he thinks he's better then us with his fancy filter

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    You could have a lot worse... how many mods are actually as involved with everyday things as much as I am?
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    You're only involved in the BMX forum.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    I did find a wrench, but found out another way to fix it temporarily till I get the Alignment Guage. I took the metal washers from the hub, inserted the left one on the outside of the dropouts and the right one on the inside of the dropouts, which actually fixed it! The thing is...will it make it worse while like smith grinding or anything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    You're only involved in the BMX forum.
    That's why I was chosen to be a mod. I'm speciallized in this area and am here pretty much 24/7.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FitRider 921
    That's why I was chosen to be a mod. I'm speciallized in this area and am here pretty much 24/7.
    No kidding.

    Do you ever eat? Or go to the bathroom?

    OR RIDE?!

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    I have a laptop, so it's pretty easy to bring it with me pretty much everywhere. Today I should be riding... after I cut my bars and fix my stem.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    So basically when he's on the crapper, he's on BF too.

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    Word.
    I am Gunz. Gunz are me.

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    Kinda gross.

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