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Installing Dicta FreeWheel

Old 10-19-15, 04:45 PM
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Installing Dicta FreeWheel

Hi,

Got my Dicta freewheel in the mail today.

Seems simple enough to install but a few questions:

a) I understand I don't need a lock nut for the freewheel side right?
b) Should I lubricate inside the freewheel mechanism with some chain lube
c) Should I grease the freewheel threads before installing?


Thanks!
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Old 10-19-15, 04:52 PM
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Definitely grease the threads. You shouldn't need to lubricate the inner mechanism. No lock ring needed, just thread it on and pedal to snug it up.
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Old 10-19-15, 05:07 PM
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Dude...

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourcei...0a%20freewheel
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Old 10-19-15, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by j_e_r_e_m_y View Post

Dude

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourcei...nything+at+all
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Old 10-19-15, 05:30 PM
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Since when is telling someone to figure something out for themselves "not constructive"?
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Old 10-19-15, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Since when is telling someone to figure something out for themselves "not constructive"?
Since the refs he points to I've already looked at and are contradictory. Besides, what's the point of having a forum if the answer is to google and figure it our for yourself?
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Old 10-19-15, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Inpd View Post
Since the refs he points to I've already looked at and are contradictory. Besides, what's the point of having a forum if the answer is to google and figure it our for yourself?
this forum is useful if only because some people need to be reminded.
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Old 10-19-15, 06:58 PM
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And now you don't even want to ride with a freewheel. Waste of time.
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Originally Posted by Inpd View Post
Since the refs he points to I've already looked at and are contradictory. Besides, what's the point of having a forum if the answer is to google and figure it our for yourself?
How did the human race ever survive pre-internet?

At any rate, the answer to your question is cats. Install your freewheel using cats.
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Old 10-19-15, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post

At any rate, the answer to your question is cats. Install your freewheel using cats.
don't forget to grease em up first.
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Old 10-19-15, 08:09 PM
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We really are dicks sometimes.
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
We really are dicks sometimes.
Agreed. Many would dare not say face-to-face what they say in this forum.
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Old 10-19-15, 09:49 PM
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I feel like a few people here might not hold back in a face-to-face situation.
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Ok we're getting into proper form here, feel like.
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Originally Posted by Guess View Post
don't forget to grease em up first.
Detailed instructions, please.
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Originally Posted by SCK View Post
I feel like a few people here might not hold back in a face-to-face situation.
Not me. I'm pretty consistent and prefer to tell it like it is.
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Old 10-20-15, 03:33 AM
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Eh, it was a simple question and some totally cool-ass dude gave a simple answer in the first reply. If folks wanna snark out, they ought to at least get there first.
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Old 10-20-15, 05:03 AM
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what's the point of having a forum if the answer is to google and figure it our for yourself?
Figure it out for yourself...

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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
At any rate, the answer to your question is cats. Install your freewheel using cats.
My cats don't know crap about freewheels, they're all fixed felines (neutered).
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Originally Posted by ggpepper View Post
My cats don't know crap about freewheels, they're all fixed felines (neutered).
I lol'd.
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Not me. I'm pretty consistent and prefer to tell it like it is.
I can appreciate that.
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I came here looking for "Don't" as the first reply. Disappointed.
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