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06-28-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By ign1te

If you claim to flip bikes, while at the same...

If you claim to flip bikes, while at the same time becoming frustrated by something as elementary as axle treading, you do deserve a bit of mockery. That being said here is a useful site:
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06-18-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 990
Posted By ign1te

For someone building their first wheel, I'd...

For someone building their first wheel, I'd recommend 2mm straight gauge spokes. More importantly, what type of wheel building equipment do you have? Truing stand? Dishing tool? Tension meter? Spoke...
06-18-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,835
Posted By ign1te

Why not just remove the rollers? Edit:...

Why not just remove the rollers?

Edit: Realized now that may create a gap in the assembly which would be unfavorable.
06-11-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By ign1te

dont really get the animosity towards zombie...

dont really get the animosity towards zombie threads. if the continued discussion is on topic, whats the harm.
06-10-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By ign1te

The cones for claris sora tiagra 105 are...

The cones for claris sora tiagra 105 are interchangable.
06-10-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By ign1te

Determine which hub it is. Tourney, claris, sora,...

Determine which hub it is. Tourney, claris, sora, tiagra, 105 etc and simply order a whole new hub. Use the new hub for replacement parts.
06-10-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By ign1te

Convert the rear hub to a solid axle.

Convert the rear hub to a solid axle.
06-04-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By ign1te

The name of the bike shall be "F for...

The name of the bike shall be "F for Fauber".
06-03-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By ign1te

So the non-drive side cup unthreads clockwise. I...

So the non-drive side cup unthreads clockwise. I strongly recommend using a heating torch. It can be done without heating it but your risk hurting yourself and the bike. You can try gentle heating...
06-01-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By ign1te

Even if u did not exceed the minimum insertion...

Even if u did not exceed the minimum insertion depth, having that much leverage on a seat post is probably not a good idea. You are too heavy for that configuration basically. Find a bike more suited...
05-29-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By ign1te

You might be able to interchange them. But the...

You might be able to interchange them. But the only way to find out is to actually attempt it. It would mean you would have to completely disassemble the two units.
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05-28-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By ign1te

Just retire the frame. Why risk having a serious...

Just retire the frame. Why risk having a serious accident?
05-27-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By ign1te

Overall the performance of the ashtubla and the...

Overall the performance of the ashtubla and the fauber is similar. In both cases the seal against the environment is ok. The durability of these bottom brackets come from the large ball bearing size...
05-25-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By ign1te

There is a special adapater that enables one to...

There is a special adapater that enables one to modernize a fauber bb. It comes in two versions, threaded or pressed.

https://www.velobia.fi/fauber-adapter

Back in the day, a special square...
05-16-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By ign1te

Just remove it. With a vice it is easy. But you...

Just remove it. With a vice it is easy. But you can pry it of using a pliers.I my oppinion that ring belongs in the trash.
05-11-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,575
Posted By ign1te

It can actually be extremely confusing to...

It can actually be extremely confusing to reorient the chain if it gets messed up good and proper while still running through the rear derailer. Just crack the chain open and all your problems will...
05-08-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,884
Posted By ign1te

Seems like there is only one dense person in this...

Seems like there is only one dense person in this thread.
04-30-22, 03:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 660
Posted By ign1te

By this point I think we need to locate the OP...

By this point I think we need to locate the OP and possibly investigate him.
03-31-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,600
Posted By ign1te

Here is a discussion reguarding the tool: ...

Here is a discussion reguarding the tool:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qBk5pePGRg&t=0s

Here is a video for the actual overhaul:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9gIEG1db0s
03-20-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By ign1te

Just go ahead a buy a real bottom bracket...

Just go ahead a buy a real bottom bracket instead. There are very few that still make cup and cone, but TANGE is one of them.
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03-19-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By ign1te

It will wear in. After some use the smoothness...

It will wear in. After some use the smoothness will be similar to the polished one. Roughness that can be felt by hand is usually not noticable while actually in use anyway.
02-10-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,322
Posted By ign1te

Anything with a non-steel cup is a no buy in my...

Anything with a non-steel cup is a no buy in my oppinion. I buy Sunrace sealed cartridge BBs which is one of the few that still have steel cups.
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01-29-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By ign1te

If you want the flat of the spoke head to fit...

If you want the flat of the spoke head to fit more flush with the flange surface, consider using a spoke where the stock diameter of elbow is smaller. What diameter does the elbow have in this photo?...
12-29-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,744
Posted By ign1te

Where exactly do you buy your parts from? Here in...

Where exactly do you buy your parts from? Here in EU prices are more reasonable. Even if you want DT swiss alpine 3 spokes, you can buy them as a consumer for 0.5 E / piece. Combine that with nipples...
12-19-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By ign1te

gives us pictures

gives us pictures
12-16-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,994
Posted By ign1te

Removing the free hub body will only help you if...

Removing the free hub body will only help you if you have a replacement body at hand. Removing it will not give you access to the bearings inside. To gain access to the bearings a different procedure...
12-16-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,744
Posted By ign1te

Putting the business aspect aside, start by...

Putting the business aspect aside, start by building a couple of wheels from scratch. It is not as easy as you think. You must ride the wheels you have built, otherwise there is no point. I would...
12-04-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By ign1te

Low effort troll if I ever saw one.

Low effort troll if I ever saw one.
11-06-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,180
Posted By ign1te

Can you show us a close up on the pedal threads,...

Can you show us a close up on the pedal threads, the new ones you bought? It is possible to tell the threading if the image is detailed enough. Will be fairly easy to determine if you have recieved...
10-13-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By ign1te

Pretty sure High Wheeler is a troll account.

Pretty sure High Wheeler is a troll account.
10-08-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,512
Posted By ign1te

If you are determined to use the components you...

If you are determined to use the components you have on hand, there is a hack solution you can use. It is possible to control how tight the spiral pattern in the wheel is, by lacing the wheel in a...
09-07-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By ign1te

pump your brakes kid. that man is a national...

pump your brakes kid. that man is a national treasure.
07-30-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By ign1te

Alluminium cranks get hollowed out over time. A...

Alluminium cranks get hollowed out over time. A new crank might have a snugger fit which in turn would give you the clearance you need.
07-29-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

I take it the bill at that shop is fairly...

I take it the bill at that shop is fairly substantial by now.
07-28-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

So what is the current status? 28th of July.

So what is the current status? 28th of July.
07-26-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

Is the hub still laced to a wheel? If not, build...

Is the hub still laced to a wheel? If not, build up a wheel around it.

Edit: apprarently, yes.
07-26-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

With your stuck free wheel, simply disassemble...

With your stuck free wheel, simply disassemble the free hub while still attached. There is a lockring that unscrews clockwise with the use of a punch. What will be left of the free wheel assembly...
07-24-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By ign1te

On some of the shimano spindle lengths, they...

On some of the shimano spindle lengths, they state that it is intended to use together with a chainguard or similar. This means that the "effective" shell width is 70 mm or some such. If you had...
07-24-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

Riding it without the NDS cup may distort the...

Riding it without the NDS cup may distort the threads in the shell. Every time power is applied to the unsupported NDS part of the crank, there will be a lever effect acting on the BB. Besides,...
07-22-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

No. But that BB is not anything special....

No. But that BB is not anything special. Monolithic shimano octalink BBs can be bought from major online stores.
07-21-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,835
Posted By ign1te

A frame with a frozen BB is unacceptable IMO. By...

A frame with a frozen BB is unacceptable IMO. By not removing it now, you are simply delaying the inevitable. If your BB have the same structure as the BB-un55, it is made in such a way you will not...
06-20-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By ign1te

Pics or didnt happen.

Pics or didnt happen.
06-18-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By ign1te

I will assume your post is sincere. The component...

I will assume your post is sincere. The component came from a working bike with square taper cranks and a fauber BB. I'm no novice who cant tell the difference between a BSA and fauber BB. The very...
06-17-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By ign1te

Rare Fauber BB component, need info

I found this externally threaded square taper axle in an old bike I bought. It enables you to use square taper components together with a Fauber BB. The threads seen in the image are functionally...
05-05-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By ign1te

nice quality on those photos!

nice quality on those photos!
04-08-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By ign1te

is it loose ball or sealed bearing?

is it loose ball or sealed bearing?
04-07-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By ign1te

Is it a loose ball or sealed bearing hub?

Is it a loose ball or sealed bearing hub?
04-03-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By ign1te

What exactly was your complaint? It seems like...

What exactly was your complaint? It seems like you took something apart and then could not reassemble it. That does not neccesarily mean the product is flawed. I can't reassemble a 10 speed shimano...
02-23-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,872
Posted By ign1te

Make sure you know that you are rotating it off...

Make sure you know that you are rotating it off in the right direction. After that just nuke the cup with a torch, redhot prefereable. This is assuming it is a steel frame and not aluminium.
02-12-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,364
Posted By ign1te

U can basically make a large range of spokes...

U can basically make a large range of spokes "fit" a given rim and hub by making a subtle adjustment. Lace 1 side with 50% of the total spoke count for that side. Once you have done that, start...
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