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  1. Start with identifying what freehub you will be using on your hub. (Shimano and XD freehubs are available for all of our hubs) Shimano freehubs require an additional washer on the outboard side of the axle configuration. XD freehubs do not require this.
    • Start with identifying what freehub you will be using on your hub. (Shimano and XD freehubs are available for all of our hubs)

    • Shimano freehubs require an additional washer on the outboard side of the axle configuration. XD freehubs do not require this.

    • Make sure all axle spacers are in the correct locations.

    • "freehub washer" closest to freehub

    • 2 piece axle reducer sleeve

    • wear shim (thinner and slightly larger diameter then freehub washer)

  2. Slide axle spacers flush against freehub internals. Grease the pawls, springs and ratchet ring with provided freehub grease. Insert the axle into the drive side of the hub.
    • Slide axle spacers flush against freehub internals.

    • Grease the pawls, springs and ratchet ring with provided freehub grease.

    • Insert the axle into the drive side of the hub.

    • Gently apply pressure to the freehub and rotate counter clockwise. This will engage the pawls and seat the freehub in the hub shell.

  3. Apply a small drop of medium strength thread locker such as Loctite 243 to the axle threads. Install non-drive axle endcap.
    • Apply a small drop of medium strength thread locker such as Loctite 243 to the axle threads.

    • Install non-drive axle endcap.

    • Using the 17mm cone wrench on the drive side axle flat and 18mm cone wrench on the non-drive endcap flats tighten to snug + 90 degrees.

  4. To remove the axle place the 17mm cone wrench on the drive side axle flats and 18mm cone wrench on the non-drive endcap and turn counter clockwise. Unthread the non-drive endcap and pull the freehub/axle out of the hub. Unthread the non-drive endcap and pull the freehub/axle out of the hub.
    • To remove the axle place the 17mm cone wrench on the drive side axle flats and 18mm cone wrench on the non-drive endcap and turn counter clockwise.

    • Unthread the non-drive endcap and pull the freehub/axle out of the hub.

Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

Cory Sullivan

Member since: 03/08/2017

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