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    Formula Hubs - Lockrings don't thread on

    I have a formula rear hub with fixed/fixed. I've tried Ben's lockrings and Dura-Ace lockrings and neither thread onto the hub. What gives?

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    Are you screwing it on counter-clockwise?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tgscordv6 View Post
    Are you screwing it on counter-clockwise?
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    grease it up too.

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    the threading on the cog is clockwise to tighten (turns right)
    threading on lockring is anticlockwise to tighten (turns left)

    ya?

    Last edited by muckymucky; 03-15-09 at 11:21 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nussy475 View Post
    I have a formula rear hub with fixed/fixed. I've tried Ben's lockrings and Dura-Ace lockrings and neither thread onto the hub. What gives?
    Close your eyes, screw it the other way, and it will magically thread on.

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    You placed a bet about how many replies you'd get.

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    Or the threads are screwed.

    Do people not take the time to look up the basics of fixed gear bikes before deciding they want one?

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    why buy a formula hub, you know there crapola hubs right?

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    There is nothing wrong with Formula hubs.

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    i just bought a front formula to build a wheel, i don't like the rear one's with them 200mm axles.

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    so you can have pegs and carry a circus bear on the back

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    Quote Originally Posted by na975 View Post
    why buy a formula hub, you know there crapola hubs right?
    Haha, there is nothing wrong with Formula hubs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
    so you can have pegs and carry a circus bear on the back
    or my girlfreind. ; )

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    Quote Originally Posted by areacode312 View Post
    Haha, there is nothing wrong with Formula hubs.
    I agree nothing wrong with them

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    lol alright seems like formula hubs sound very, well, sound ;D hope thats true, just replaced my stock with a formula~ hope it lasts

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    ^^^ thats if the rear axle don't catch on to somethin (200mm long).

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    I still say new people should have to take a simple aptitude test before they can be allowed to post!

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    who you callin new? i been here way longer than you,you.^^^

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    the long axles are annoying, but grease should do the trick.

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    I have formulas and never had a problem like this.

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    This may sound stupid, but when I rode BMX I would just saw off the extra length of the axle. The axle length on Formula hubs never bothered me but couldn't you either just swap out for a shorter axle or carefully cut them down to a more like-able size?

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    yep..cut down the axle...If you do, keep the axle nut on.. After you cut down the axle, you can unthread the nut and it helps "chase" the threads on the axle..

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    Quote Originally Posted by na975 View Post
    who you callin new? i been here way longer than you,you.^^^
    Every post is directed at you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by na975 View Post
    who you callin new? i been here way longer than you,you.^^^
    I didn't call you new, I called the OP new however you maybe have been here longer than me your posts are still worthless.

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