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Fixing Bottom Bracket Shell

Postby hanzao » Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:27 am

I dont know what that area is called but it is where you put your bottom bracket in..
I got a dodgy carbon frame off a mate and he said the bottom bracket shell is slightly miss aligned.. so when you put the bottom bracket in its not in smoothly you can fee the slight friction/tension.. anyone know how to re-thread / re-align bottom bracket bit or anyone i WA that can do that stuff?
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by BNA » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:11 am

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Re: Fixing Bottom Bracket Shell

Postby darkhorse75 » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:11 am

If you're using an external bearing crankset you might just need to have the bottom bracket shell faced. Most LBS's should be able to do this.
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Re: Fixing Bottom Bracket Shell

Postby pjt » Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:42 pm

It could also be dirty or otherwise poor quality BB threads - in my experience the #1 reason why BBs don't thread in particularly nicely. Most any LBS will have a tool that can clean up and re-tap the BB threads, and do it for you for a nominal fee (the actual tool is quite expensive).
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