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Old 09-03-16, 07:06 AM
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Getting single speed hub back in wheel

Greetings, Ready to start to assemble bike. I bought the bike with the hub out of the rear wheel. Id rather not dis assemble and hope for the best. Which side do I start with? Thank you..ourmolly@cox.netIMG_80441 (2).jpg
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Old 09-03-16, 07:31 AM
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Umm....what I see are the internal components of a hub, with the actual "hub" part missing. It's already 'disassembled'. I'm not certain what you are asking. Regardless, you need to put the hub together before you can do anything else; do you have the rest of the hub?
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I take this to mean the hub shell is still laced to the rim, and the internal workings of the hub, shown in the photo, need to be re-installed into the hub shell.

I would start by removing the non-drive-side's cone, spacers,washers, lock nuts, brake arm, etc. from the axle and insert the remaining assembly through the drive side hole of the hub shell. The bearing balls (in a retainer, it appears) are still in place. They will rest in the "cup" on the drive side of the hub shell, put fresh grease in the cup before installing. From there, begin to reassemble the non-drive side parts that you removed from the axle (make notes, maybe take a photo of the assembly before you disassemble it). You will need bearing balls for the non-drive-side (there are none on that side in the photo). You can use loose balls if you don't have a retainer.

The last step will be preloading the bearings, securing the locknuts, attaching the brake arm.
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...I'm guessing here, but maybe hub shell is laced into complete wheel and hub internals have been removed for some reason ? Looks like a coaster brake, but I'm not adept enough to talk you through it on the internet.

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Originally Posted by well biked

I would start by removing the non-drive-side's cone, spacers,washers, lock nuts, brake arm, etc. from the axle and insert the remaining assembly through the drive side hole of the hub shell.
I'm not sure about that particular hub, but reassembly at the NDS would be physically impossible on most coaster hubs I've dealt with. Shimano, KT, VeloSteel, Bendix. The NDS pieces must be fully assembled and tightened in place on the axle and then inserted into the hub shell. Final assembly, closure and adjustment can only be made on the DS.

Maybe that hub is different. Dunno.
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