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Old 01-20-08, 01:10 PM
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Almost surely you can get by with just another hub overhaul.
1. Make sure that your cones don't have any pitting. If they do, you'll have to choose between a slightly loose cone adjustment and a "crunchy" feeling hub.
2. I'm thinking that you might need a new axle. I think that after a few overhauls the axle threads wear right at the "sweet spot". When that happens they don't like to stay locked in place and need frequently retightening.
3. If they're house brand hubs I'd fugure they have lived a good life and replace the whole wheelset with something that has Shimano hubs.
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