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What is the set screw on side of freehub body for?

Old 03-15-09, 11:28 AM
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What is the set screw on side of freehub body for?

I have a HED Stinger wheel. On the side of the freehub body (on one of the splines) there is a small (too small for any of my allen wrenches) allen set screw. The guy at my LBS said he thinks it's just a hole where you can squirt lube into it, but he didnt seem very sure on that. Can someone please verify what it is for. I want to make sure it's not some sort of way to secure the freehub body to the hub/axle.
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Old 03-15-09, 11:41 AM
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I'd also guess it's a lube port. Some freewheels used to have a hole under the cogs for that reason and I expect this is the same design. A set-screw that small (1.5 mm hex?) wouldn't be strong enough to have any real structural value.
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