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Old 05-29-07, 06:16 PM   #1
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Replacing bottom bracket

I need to replace my bottom bracket and am trying to figure out the price of the tools I need.
I'd just go to or Sheldons site and see but I'm at work right now and can't access those sites for some reason... yet I can access, go figure!
It's a truvative crank with a Megapipe BB (ISIS). I plan on ordering the tools and part(s) on my lunch break tonight but don't know exaclt what tools to order.
I'm a pretty handy guy when it comes to spinning a wrench so I'm sure I can take care of this myself.
Anyone know what tools should be used for pulling the crank (I've seen several different crank pullers) and what tool to remove the bottom bracket itself?
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The truvative BB that I installed to replace the original BB on my bike used a Park BBT-18 tool to install/remove it. The FSA BB that I recently installed required the Park BBT-22 tool. Actually I used my old Park BBT-2 tool which was made for shimano square taper BB's, but I had to chuck it in the lathe and turn the inside diameter down .00020. It wouldn't quite fit over the Isis drive axle. I'm assuming Park remedied this problem with the BBT-22.

The crank tool I use is a Park CCP-4
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