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Old 08-16-06, 03:03 PM
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1 piece cranks

ok ive got myself feeling really stupid i went to take a 1 piece off my Diamondback viper and i tried and tried but i cant remeber how to get the thing off!!! very irritating can anyone help me out please?
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Old 08-16-06, 03:56 PM
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take off pedal and nuts off non drive side, take off chain, work it out
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Old 08-16-06, 03:57 PM
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just buy 3 piece cranks, or buy a bike with 3 piece lol
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Old 08-16-06, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by stoneylad
just buy 3 piece cranks, or buy a bike with 3 piece lol
Yeah...steer him toward more complicated cranks...
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Old 08-16-06, 06:07 PM
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One piece cranks are more complicated... or atleast that's how most people feel.
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Old 08-16-06, 06:57 PM
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Ya, I find 1 peice to be even more of a b!tch to get apart then any 3 peice.
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Old 08-16-06, 07:58 PM
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i know how to work 3 pieces perfectly fine i just cant/couldnt figure out how to get the 1 piece off its been forever since i even saw a 1 piece so ill try that and let yall know how it goes. thanks yall
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Old 08-16-06, 08:46 PM
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That big nut? Twist it the other way to loosen it.
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Old 08-16-06, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
That big nut? Twist it the other way to loosen it.
That's exactly my point. DUH!
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Old 08-16-06, 09:09 PM
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If you put a big wrench on it, and no matter how much you loosen it, it still doesn't come off, you're twisting the wrong way. I swear.
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ok now im feeling even stupiditer i went through all that trouble just to realize i was trying to fix the wrong problem it was the freewheel i screwed up not my crank!!! so not good i went and got a crank for nothing a couple weeks ago but hey i wanted to put a 3 piece on it anyways so i cant be to mad. anyways now im on to getting a new freewheel now i know how to get the spindle out but ive never had to fiddle with the actual freewheel never brken those before so could someone help me with replacing that please?
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Old 08-16-06, 09:22 PM
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Twist that the other way.
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Old 08-16-06, 09:24 PM
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ok ill try that when i go and get the freewheel tomorrow im thinkin bout just saying f@#$ and getting a whole new back rim get myself away from the stocked stuff on the bike
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