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11-06-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,695
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I don't see how that's relevant. What I said is...

I don't see how that's relevant. What I said is that a welded frame is no better than a lugged or fillet brazed frame. It seems like Dave is saying the same thing.
11-06-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,695
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

[QUOTE=blickblocks;5588435]1) brazing isn't as...

[QUOTE=blickblocks;5588435]1) brazing isn't as good as a weld.

Holy **** thats funny, almost as funny as "Brazing is better than welded."
11-06-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

If the wheel is not rubbing the chainstay I...

If the wheel is not rubbing the chainstay I suspect that the hub is way too tight. Hubs tend to tighten if the adjustment is not well locked to begin with.
04-16-07, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

The lbs was wrong. You need a long cage...

The lbs was wrong. You need a long cage derailluer.
04-12-07, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

You need an mtb rear derailluer. Shimano road...

You need an mtb rear derailluer. Shimano road ders. have 27t max cog capacity.
03-13-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Maybe try Pedal Rev. ...

Maybe try Pedal Rev.

http://www.pedalrevolution.com/index.html
Forum: Framebuilders
03-10-07, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Near the head lug? What does the downtube look...

Near the head lug? What does the downtube look like? How about alignment? This sounds like a bad idea.
03-09-07, 12:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,129
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Me. And all the other stuff. It's how I pay the...

Me. And all the other stuff. It's how I pay the rent.
03-06-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,014
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

You need a hammer & a punch. Everything else...

You need a hammer & a punch. Everything else mentioned is luxury.
03-03-07, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Actually you are wrong. Italian BB's have a...

Actually you are wrong. Italian BB's have a tendency to loosen in use. English threaded BB's loosen when they are not installed correctly. Don't take my word for it.
...
03-03-07, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,253
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

This is what you need. ...

This is what you need.

http://biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=71624356135&d=single&c=Tools&sc=Cassettes-and-Freewheels&tc=Freewheel-Removers-Splined&item_id=BR-CT4
01-18-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,677
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

#15 lockring plier. Only works on lockrings with...

#15 lockring plier. Only works on lockrings with an even number of notches. Still available from Var.
01-18-07, 06:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,677
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

#11 is used to adjust lower end shimano cartridge...

#11 is used to adjust lower end shimano cartridge BBs. No longer available.
12-11-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

[QUOTE=BearsPaw]Here's the item in question. I...

[QUOTE=BearsPaw]Here's the item in question. I count five. Could some of the cogs have been removed? I did find this in the trash, who knows what it's history is...

That is a freewheel. It...
12-09-06, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Also install the adaptor to the frame, then the...

Also install the adaptor to the frame, then the caliper to the adaptor.
12-09-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

So if I understand correctly the adaptor hits the...

So if I understand correctly the adaptor hits the rotor when it is bolted onto the frame? Is there extra thick paint on the I.S. tabs? Could be a factory error, the I.S. mount is to close to frame...
12-08-06, 09:12 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,950
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Everything is for sale.

Everything is for sale.
12-08-06, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Heli-Coils are used OEM by many, Campy seatposts...

Heli-Coils are used OEM by many, Campy seatposts for example. A threaded insert can be used as a repair for a Heli-Coil that fails. I consider threaded inserts to be the repair of last resort...
12-08-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Not caused by a dirty or worn chain. Lube the...

Not caused by a dirty or worn chain. Lube the freewheel. Remove dirt first, you don't want to flush any into the free wheel.
12-08-06, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Given the quill length on the Technomic you may...

Given the quill length on the Technomic you may need new cables and housing. Generally speaking it is possible to swap bars and/or stem without disconnecting cables.
12-08-06, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

A nut is not likely to clear the inner cage.

A nut is not likely to clear the inner cage.
12-08-06, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Heli-Coils rock. They can be trimmed to fit a...

Heli-Coils rock. They can be trimmed to fit a shallow hole. The link you posted has them for a great price.
12-07-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Mavic makes an adaptor to do this. I think its...

Mavic makes an adaptor to do this. I think its about $50.

http://www.mavic.com/ewb_pages/p/produit_accessoire_REHAUSSEURS_DE_TASSEAUX.php?gamme=asphalte&annee=2007
12-07-06, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,709
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I cannot believe there is a 3 page thread about...

I cannot believe there is a 3 page thread about cutting cables.
12-07-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

A frame up build is generally quoted at 3 hours...

A frame up build is generally quoted at 3 hours including thread chasing, facing, reaming etc. Plus wheels at an hour each. So we have 5 hours labor. I have worked in shops with labor rates from...
12-06-06, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

There is often some play where the chainring tabs...

There is often some play where the chainring tabs attach to the crank spider. Slightly loosen the chainring bolts, find the tight spot, squeeze the chain together or hit the c-ring with a block of...
12-02-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,121
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I don't think Shimano makes a french thread BB. ...

I don't think Shimano makes a french thread BB. I think the seller is confused. The other ones look good though. And there is always Phil.
12-02-06, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Any current Shimano 8 speed cassette should fit...

Any current Shimano 8 speed cassette should fit that freehub body with no spacer & no problems. The cog spacing on D-A 8 speed is the same as other Shimano 8 speed. D-A rear derailluers can handle...
12-01-06, 09:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,042
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

$10.00 US=$11.68 Canadian

$10.00 US=$11.68 Canadian
12-01-06, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

If your bike has been ridden hard for 4 years I...

If your bike has been ridden hard for 4 years I think you will need more than just a tune up. Based on your post you may need the following:

tune up, pads x4, chain, cassette, possibly a ring or...
11-29-06, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Is the steel itself cracked or just the paint? I...

Is the steel itself cracked or just the paint? I would bend it back, replace the nut and check or have checked the dropout alignment. Even if the steel is cracked this might get you by until you...
11-28-06, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Solder your cable ends, it's the only method with...

Solder your cable ends, it's the only method with both style and class.
11-28-06, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

All bearings are not created equal. The grade 25...

All bearings are not created equal. The grade 25 bearings I sell cost me 4 times that, .04 cents wholesale.
11-28-06, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Change out the pads. This is pretty common with...

Change out the pads. This is pretty common with certain pad compounds. I recommend Kool Stop pads for the replacements.
10-30-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

You can buy purpose built shims for about $10,...

You can buy purpose built shims for about $10, check with the LBS. If you want to make your own find some shim stock (industrial supply, bearing or maybye hardware store) .003" thick. Do not use a...
10-29-06, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

This plug is press fit to increase the strength...

This plug is press fit to increase the strength of the steer tube/crown connection. Do not remove it.
10-26-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Internally geared hubs generally require a...

Internally geared hubs generally require a no-turn washer if this is missing it could cause your problem. Check the dropout alignment & grease the threads of the axle.
10-26-06, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

If the distance between the fork ends does not...

If the distance between the fork ends does not equal 10cm +/- 2-3mm your fork is bent. The front hub over locknut spacing should equal 10cm +/- 1mm, if not, something is not right with the hub.
10-26-06, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I don't know Park's scale but if 22-25 is your...

I don't know Park's scale but if 22-25 is your desired final tension I would back off 1/2 to 1 full turn first. Then balance tension, re-true then bring up to final tension.
10-26-06, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Older 105 & other Shimano front hubs take 10...

Older 105 & other Shimano front hubs take 10 bearings per side 3/16th size. Shimano's site has tech docs for 07 newer generation hubs. Check that the metal dust cap is not bent or shifted out of...
10-23-06, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

It'll run at least 37. Shimano triple = 30-52 and...

It'll run at least 37. Shimano triple = 30-52 and up to 12-27.
10-20-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Kool Stop thin lines are available with a smooth...

Kool Stop thin lines are available with a smooth post.
10-20-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,366
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I would heat the cog with a torch. Most epoxy...

I would heat the cog with a torch. Most epoxy will weaken significantly when heated to 500f or so. You will cook the grease but the hub should be fine if your careful. Use the rotafixa method for...
10-19-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I tried but it would'nt let me. I felt CAPS were...

I tried but it would'nt let me. I felt CAPS were important to get the point across. Repair? Sure. Upgrade? Waste o' cash.
10-19-06, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Do Not Upgrade This Bike!

Do Not Upgrade This Bike!
10-19-06, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

13 front, 15 rear. 17 locknut.

13 front, 15 rear. 17 locknut.
10-19-06, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

If it will hold a bolt at all you can re-crimp...

If it will hold a bolt at all you can re-crimp the outer flange. Find a small socket (1/4" drive that fits the flange, use a longer bolt & washer through the socket, tighten, the socket will push on...
10-19-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

How about $85? ...

How about $85?

http://biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=333317475484&d=single&c=Tools&sc=Frame-and-Fork&tc=Alignment-Tools&item_id=PA-FFG1
10-19-06, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

Replace it. As said above the consequences of...

Replace it. As said above the consequences of failure are high. Aluminum typically fails with little or no warning (contrary to said above). Your dental bills will cost alot more than a new bar. ...
10-17-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By ISeeDeadHuffies

I think you could, but it sure would suck to have...

I think you could, but it sure would suck to have it turn out wrong. Not fatal to the frame though, there are always BB spacers to bring you back to 73. I hope you don't plan on doing any grinding,...
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