Thread: Spoke issue
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Old 11-15-2008, 03:44 PM
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Default Re: Spoke issue

I use two fairly long screw drivers inside the wheel after I have tightened the sprocket bolts fairly tight. Like a X pattern. Gently move the bolts apart where the 3 metal shims come together. They will "pop" in place. Be careful you don't bend the hub. It takes time. For me it's the most difficult of the build. Hemostats help to put the washers on the bolts inside the hub. It takes time to do it. My first took almost five hours. Now it takes about two.
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