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Old 12-21-02, 10:08 PM
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schwinn icbm headset install

got my moab1 the other day, basically built it up, just missing the front der (waiting for my MO to get to the seller).

one question though, how to install the ICBM headset? I pressed the lower bearing into the bottom of the headtube, but the top one could not be pressed on, so i just put the bearing in and then the cap over it. i set the race on the crown then put the rubbher seal between the race and the lower bearing. i have a piece left over, of what looks to be like another race, only smaller, and it's cut.

The top hat of the headset does not cover over the headtube like the headset on my steel singlespeed does. when i turn it looks like the tophat moves as well. anyone know for sure how the headset is supposed to go in? and is the tophat supposed to rotate when i steer? maybe i just didn't bolt the star-fangled nut tight enough? thanks in advance
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I'm not sure about the Schwinn, but here's a page from Cane Creek showing their ICBM headset. Might help.
http://www.canecreek.com/site/produc...ah_diagram.pdf
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They also have headset manuals here:
http://www.canecreek.com/site/produc...info/mans.html
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Originally posted by Dirtgrinder
They also have headset manuals here:
http://www.canecreek.com/site/produc...info/mans.html
thank you. yeah i have found that diagram on google before but didn't find it helpful until you pointed out the manual . turns out that extra piece from the headset was the compression ring that kept the tophat from rubbing the headtube. i am happy!
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