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Old 03-04-18, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by bikeme View Post
FWIW, I had fit issues mixing a 24mm FSA crank with a 24mm Shimano external BB (BB-MT800)...the bike originally came with a FSA BB but I opted for the Shimano due to familiarity with its installation and performance. The FSA crank was tight going into and through it but it ended spinning fine.
Was it a carbon crankset? I had thought of sticking to one BB to cover a few different cranks (got a few dura ace BB9000 as they were cheap). Looked into FSA and lots of reports that their carbon 24mm cranks are slightly different than their alloy 24mm and apparently the alloy ones are more compatible with Shimano Hollowtech II BBs. But for 24mm I've stuck to Shimano so far so haven't got to try the FSA compatibility.
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