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    track nut size

    what size is the typical track nut, i can't seem to find the perfect fitting wrench.

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    Mine are 15mm.
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    Yeah, 15 mm seems to be the norm, though I've seen a few that were 14 mm.

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    15mm here as well
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    The track nuts on my Miche front hub are 9/16
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    Quote Originally Posted by [165]
    The track nuts on my Miche front hub are 9/16
    WTF? Why would an italian made hub have 9/16" nuts on it?

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    not sure - but the 15mm PB wrench is too big, so I use a 9/16 without fail.
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    my miche primato have 14mm
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    9/16" = 14.2mm They are often interchangeable depending on tolerance 7/16" =11.1mm and 3/4" = 19mm For those times when you need one but have the other.
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    6mm hex wrench here

    (but seriously, my Suzues and Superbe Pros both came with 15mm)

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    why is it I never see multi-tools with that size?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ch0mb0
    why is it I never see multi-tools with that size?
    Because to most of the world, nutted axles are a throwback.

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