Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Ciudad de Vacas, Tejas
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Originally Posted by docboyd
Is this doable?
Its probably dented 1-2mm where the top part of the headset goes in...the frame is aluminum and it was free so i'm not to sad if its busted
I had a similar situation with an aluminum frame and was able fix it. Assuming that the dent is at the top and inwards, first use a steel drift and hammer from the inside to reverse the dent as much as possible. Next, use a Dremel tool with a grinding wheel to smooth out the surface where the top headset cup is installed. On mine you can't even tell there was a dent from the outside.
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Originally Posted by Dcv
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