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    star nut question

    I need to shorten my steer tube. Can I just pound the existing star nut further into the tube or should I remove it and use a new one?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Pound it down.

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    Thats what I did for my Pike on Kona. Works just fine.

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    I third that. .

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    That's what I figured. I just wanted to be sure. Thanks, guys!

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    I'd like to see you remove it!

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    lol dont pound it in too far or else youll end up with two star nuts in there after it all
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    A 14mm socket works well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattP. View Post
    A 14mm socket works well.
    Expand on this please.

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    Th socket will fit into the steerer tube and drive the nut down while keeping it straight.
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    Ah yes. Of course

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    i just bought one of those for mine ^

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