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Old 07-16-13, 03:53 PM
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Zipp hub bearing removal help needed

What, where, how? Some type of puller to remove the "cones"? As you can see in the last pic there is no broached allen in the axle end as in some of the newer Zipps. Adjustment method? Did a google search, only info on modern Zipps seems to be available. Thinking this is a mid 90s hub. I'm not even 100% sure the're Zipps, no markings, thats what I was told when I got them. I can always call Zipp, thought I'd ask here first. Thanks, Brian

Edit: did some more searching and discovered the hubs are 1993 Zipp Ballastics, see 93 catalog here, page 10 http://www.zipp.com/_media/pdfs/cata...93_catalog.pdf but still no info on maintenance. Front hub is making intermittent "creaking" and yes Iv'e isolated the issue being the hub, as in different wheel, same bike, no noise.







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The original ZIPP hub, the Ballistic front and rear hub set is identified by gold anodized hub flanges and large diameter carbon fiber center section.
The Ballistic rear hub was available in 7 and 8 speed freewheel models (left) as well as a Shimano compatible 8-speed free hub (right). Flange diameter is 43mm (both types), for free hub type: center to flange front = 35mm, center to drive 19mm center to non-drive = 36mm front = 110gm rear cassette = 305gm.
This hub model incorporated a wave spring preload system and used R6 bearings.
Note the black free hub body with threads on the end, only available in Shimano style.
Status: Discontinued. Please contact ZIPP Speed Weaponry for service information.Customer Service at 1-800-447-8372
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