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Old 02-26-06, 08:57 PM   #1
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cracked forum hub nut. help. please.

I noticed that the outermost nut of the three on the inside of the fork end on the axle has cracked in half on my IRO formula hubs. What is this part called and where can I get a replacement?
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hub locknut.

I'm not sure if they are standardized, but your LBS should stock them.
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Old 02-26-06, 10:03 PM   #3
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hub locknut

if that is indeed what cracked,there shouldn't have a problem replacing them at a bike shop. bring the busted pieces along for comparison. The same thing happened to my IRO hub recently. Stole a locknut off another wheel and all is good.
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why is the word forum in this threads title?
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subliminal messages?
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why is the word forum in this threads title?
I'm going to guess a Freudian slip from "formula".
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indeed it was a slip. went down to my LBS and they hooked me up with a replacement for free. all is well now
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