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HELP. Advise on how to remove old Crank

Old 08-31-15, 01:54 PM
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HELP. Advise on how to remove old Crank

Help how can i take this crank off of my bike. I am having trouble dismantling my old road bike. (image is from google and not a road bike)
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Old 08-31-15, 02:12 PM
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The pic is too blurry. Have to guess.
But I SUSPECT it's a cottered crank. It's been written up enough times, so do a net search for "remove cottered crank", take it from there.
Return with any specific questions.
If it's not a cottered crank, it might be either a square taper, or possibly even an Ashtabula one-piece crank.
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Old 08-31-15, 02:20 PM
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If the photo is accurate, I think it's a one piece crank.

If so, check this out: One-piece ("Ashtabula") Cranks
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yep, it would be better if we actually knew what crank your bike has. Maybe take a pic of it and post it.
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Old 08-31-15, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by lostarchitect View Post
If the photo is accurate, I think it's a one piece crank.

If so, check this out: One-piece ("Ashtabula") Cranks
That's what it looks like. Remove left pedal (left-hand thread). Unscrew crank nuts on the left side. Slide the crankset out through the bottom bracket.
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Old 08-31-15, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by jcl1988 View Post
Help how can i take this crank off of my bike. I am having trouble dismantling my old road bike. (image is from google and not a road bike)
Above advice assumes you selected the correct image from Google. There are a dozen or so different types of crankset, some requiring special tools.
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Old 08-31-15, 04:46 PM
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So, you select an blurry image from Google that is NOT a picture of your own bike and expect instructions about how to dismantle it. I hate to say it but:
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?

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Old 08-31-15, 04:57 PM
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