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my girl all stripped down..

Old 08-28-10, 01:08 PM
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my girl all stripped down..

i tried tightening my chain, but one of the track nuts is completely stripped. my bike has been un-rideable for a few days now and i'm getting desperate. any suggestions?
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Old 08-28-10, 01:13 PM
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Is only the track nut stripped or is the axle stripped too? In either case you will need to buy a new track nut and possibly an axle, making sure to buy the correct length, diameter, and thread pitch. Then, transfer all the hardware from the stripped axle to the new axle.

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Old 08-28-10, 01:14 PM
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I expected hotness not a dumb question.


Replace the track nut duh...
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Originally Posted by happypills View Post
I expected hotness not a dumb question.


Replace the track nut duh...
i know! anyways, i can't get the nut off, that's the problem.
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Originally Posted by pandabear View Post
i know! anyways, i can't get the nut off, that's the problem.
That's what she said.
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use pliers and a vice
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dude u need that trixie tool its the best tool ever it even comes with a bottle opener ! dude all the messengers reccomended it to me and evr since i got it im basically a mechaninc now and all the bike shops want me.
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or all in one....a vice grip
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Originally Posted by pandabear View Post
i tried tightening my chain, but one of the track nuts is completely stripped. my bike has been un-rideable for a few days now and i'm getting desperate. any suggestions?
Stripped or rounded?

If it's rounded, use a vice grip to remove the old nut. Then buy yourself a brand new 15mm box end wrench and replace the nuts on both sides.
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dude u need that trixie tool its the best tool ever it even comes with a bottle opener ! dude all the messengers reccomended it to me and evr since i got it im basically a mechaninc now and all the bike shops want me.
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Originally Posted by Johhny B View Post
dude u need that trixie tool its the best tool ever it even comes with a bottle opener ! dude all the messengers reccomended it to me and evr since i got it im basically a mechaninc now and all the bike shops want me.
Best post. lol
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