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Old 12-07-17, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by GamblerGORD53 View Post
How old is it? Anyway, take it all apart and soak everything in solvent. It's not complicated. Line up the parts in order. Make sure the plastic spring cap is OK, else it won't shift. Grease the bearings and thick oil for the inside. Dig a needle in the cable barrel.[/url]
The hub was rebuilt not too long ago, but it was made in 1970. Plastic spring cap - the one on the indicator chain? Haven't got one yet. Will try to dig the needle in the barrel, for some reason haven't thought of that, just some compressed air - good call.

Originally Posted by alcjphil View Post
Motor oil is not a good lubricant for Sturmey Archer hubs.
I was under the impression that's what Sheldon recommended
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