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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. Install non-drive axle endcap. Apply pressure and tighten clockwise until endcap spins freely. Install non-drive axle endcap. Apply pressure and tighten clockwise until endcap spins freely.
    • Install non-drive axle endcap. Apply pressure and tighten clockwise until endcap spins freely.

  4. To remove axle pull non-drive endcap away from the hub while turning counter-clockwise. Once the non-drive endcap is removed you can pull the freehub and axle out of the hub shell.
    • To remove axle pull non-drive endcap away from the hub while turning counter-clockwise.

    • Once the non-drive endcap is removed you can pull the freehub and axle out of the hub shell.

Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

Cory Sullivan

Member since: 03/08/2017

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