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Old 09-15-14, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Pb_Okole View Post
Is your bearing installed with the tapered edge on the inside?
Originally Posted by RollCNY View Post
Your bearing may be flipped, but those spacers may not be needed at all. A headset manufacturer may provide shims to make up for variances in how deep the bearing seat is machined in the headtube. If you don't need them don't use them. Or only use one. There has to be a gap so the black casp doesn't restrict movement. Shim accordingly.
Thanks, wasn't sure if those were washers with a purpose or just shims.
Originally Posted by knobster View Post
Man, just take it to the bike shop. 5 minutes and $10 and it'll be done and (hopefully) done right.
Why even have this forum then?
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