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Old 10-14-06, 09:44 PM
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Nexus Hub Maintenance:

I have a Trek Clyde 2002 model, and I've been told that it's about time I had the internals of the Nexus 4sp. hub lubricated. It is the non-brake type. I know this requires a proprietary Nexus hub grease, but when I asked all the local Trek shops about doing the job, they seemed to have some trepidation about it. The common story seems to be, ' if it ain't broke, don't fix it...' But Shimano recommends doing the hub lubrication yearly. So now I'm in a quandry. Is this something I might do myself? Special tools? I saw a mechanical cross-section drawing of the hub, and it looks like something out of NASA Space Center. Any help would be appreciated. (m.)
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i got the same hub, but with the brake. My LBS said he can take it apart and re lube it. And i think he said he can even change some parts, but it costs.
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