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Old 10-01-06, 09:32 PM
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making the fork drops wider

just wondering if it would be safe to sand down the fork drops so they would fit my axel. my front wheel is all bent up and i found a good wheel and switched my tire before checking if it fit.

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Old 10-01-06, 10:12 PM
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Old 10-02-06, 10:29 PM
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can't find anything
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Originally Posted by Senses3
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have fun sanding, then buying a new fork.
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Old 10-03-06, 05:59 AM
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Take it too a bike shop.
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Old 10-03-06, 06:15 AM
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How much wider is the new wheel? You could just force it on...
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Old 10-03-06, 10:48 AM
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Or get some thinner cone nuts...
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Old 10-03-06, 10:41 PM
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i didn't pay anything for the wheel and my friend threw away my bent wheel so now i can't switch the core nuts.

i haven't tried forcing it on.
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Old 10-05-06, 07:39 PM
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Umm...front wheel spacing should be 100mm. If it's not, your hub's probably put together with the wrong hardware.
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Old 10-07-06, 11:15 AM
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I think he's trying to fit a 14mm axle into 3/8 dropouts. This was covered here.
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Even I understood what he was on about. I just don't know the answer
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