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Old 08-22-10, 03:37 PM
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Wheelbuilder disc users, I think I'm doing it wrong

Take a look at the attached pictures, you can see my wheelbuilder disc sits against the sidewall of the rim, I cannot get it to stay flat I always have lumps, as seen in pic #3. I shaved the inside circle and that helped, but my friend said he thinks it should sit against the spokes and not the rim, which means I need to shave the outside edge (and probably quite a bit). Any thoughts?
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Old 08-23-10, 03:54 PM
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I have a wheelbuilder disk and it fits nicely. I'd email those pics to wheelbuilder and ask them what they suggest. My experiences with Rich have been very positive.
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Old 08-24-10, 03:09 PM
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+2, email the pictures to Wheelbuilder, they are really helpful.

I had a problem with mine on initial installation that was resolved by them. The cover wasn´t letting the freewheel spin freely IIRC. The guys told me not to worry and the disk would ´bed in´which it did very quickly.
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Does your disc sit inside, against the spokes, or against the side of the rim?

I'm emailing pics now....
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i have 2 WheelBuilder discs, one for a wheelset like yours w/ a small rim depth and one for my Zipp 808s.
both discs rest against the RIM, not the spokes. both work great and i've been very pleased with them.

you might try loosening the plastic screws a bit.
the disc i got for my alum wheel came w/ 2 different length screws and i tried both. i believe the longer ones worked better and let the discs rest smoothly on the wheel's surface.
if you specified the correct wheelset to WB they should've provided you w/ the correct disc.
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