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Old 08-31-06, 09:54 PM   #1
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converting bb threads

im thinking about buying a frame off a friend that has an english theaded bb. what i want to know is could i have the threads converted to italian? i have a dura ace bb lying around begging for use...
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it's not just the threads, it's also the diameter of the shell, italian is slightly larger. plus, english is better, no unthreading and creaking.
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Ebay the DA BB and buy an english. Don't ruin your frame...
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Old 09-01-06, 10:46 AM   #5
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You can.
get a torch and an Italian BB shell and rebraze it onto your frame...








OR just buy an english thread DA bb
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