Noobie mechanic type question

sutty451
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Noobie mechanic type question

Postby sutty451 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:30 pm

Hi, have just bought a second hand set of Mavic Aksium (2011 model) for my roadie.
I want to fit a brand new ultegra cassette (10 spd) and have tried to do that tonight.....

I put the spacer onto the hub first then the individual cogs and spacers and finally the lock ring.
However, there is still a bit of lateral movement between the cogs which doesnt look or feel right (and certainly isnt evident on my current rear wheel).

Is there a wider spacer that you can put on first to 'pack' the cogs out a bit more....or i have i got something wrong somewhere.....

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Re: Noobie mechanic type question

Postby mitzikatzi » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:52 pm

From Sheldon
..snip..and the included 1-mm spacer before installing a 10-speed cassettes on an 8- or 9- speed hub.)

Shimano CS-HG 1mm Sprocket Spacer

Did you instal a 1mm spacer?

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Re: Noobie mechanic type question

Postby sutty451 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:16 pm

Yep, installed the 1mm spacer that came with the cassette.

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Re: Noobie mechanic type question

Postby Pottsy » Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:38 pm

Your missing the thicker mavic spacer

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Re: Noobie mechanic type question

Postby sutty451 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:59 pm

Are they 2mm ones....? Will try LBS tomorrow. Assume i need that and the spacer that came with the cassette...? Giving me about 3mm?

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Re: Noobie mechanic type question

Postby TDC » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:40 pm

yes correct. You need to use both spacers on these wheels

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