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Old 09-11-17, 02:13 PM
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How do I adjust this headset?

Never seen one of these before. It's stamped "Peugeot." Two notches in the lockring, no noticeable places to put a wrench on the upper race. Do I just tighten it down with lockring pliers?

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On the one on my Raleigh I use a beer tapper faucet spanner. I may have had to do some filing on the wrench for best fit, I don't recall


https://www.kegworks.com/spanner-wrench
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Never seen one either, so can't help, but it does look rather attractive. Thanks for posting it.
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A strap wrench is ideal for this, and can be one of the handiest tools in your box. Cheap ones can be had for less than $5.00 at tru-Value stores, or about $8.00 for nicer ones at auto stores.



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I see a notch at the top is the lock nut.....
A right sized hooked spanner could work if you cannot find the OEM....but finding one that small could be a challenge.........
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Originally Posted by Chuckk View Post
To loosen and tighten, I pulled the stem and put a piece of strip steel across the slots.
You could use one of the motorcycle wheel spokes behind you.
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