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Old 01-14-21, 10:03 PM
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Shimano BB Cups with Suntour Spindle?

This SR Maxima has a Suntour Superbe bottom bracket, 68mm x 116 spindle,

the cups are trashed, was thinking Shimano cups might be better as far as hardened races,

can i use Shimano cups with the same threads with the suntour spindle?

thanks for any help!

ebay link for cups.


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As long as everything else is for an Italian length spindle, it should work. Spec's are pretty well defined. Look at the attachment.
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68mm x 116 might indicate a BSC bottom bracket is in order?
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Originally Posted by Ross200 View Post
68mm x 116 might indicate a BSC bottom bracket is in order?
+1 this. The eBay cups referenced above are Italian thread. Double-check the current cups to be certain that is what you want. "1.37 x 24tpi" ≠ "36 x 24tpi"

Also, inspect the spindle for damage. It is quite rare for cups to wear out before the spindle.
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