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  1. Remove freehub lockring by turning counter clockwise with pin spanner Remove freehub lockring by turning counter clockwise with pin spanner
    • Remove freehub lockring by turning counter clockwise with pin spanner

  2. Loosen both 1.5mm grub screws on non-drive side endcap
    • Loosen both 1.5mm grub screws on non-drive side endcap

  3. Loosen hub by turning non-drive endcap clockwise Use cone wrenches as needed, but often this can be done by hand
    • Loosen hub by turning non-drive endcap clockwise

    • Use cone wrenches as needed, but often this can be done by hand

    • Remove the non-drive endcap

  4. Slide axle and freehub assembly out of hub shell
    • Slide axle and freehub assembly out of hub shell

    • Be careful not to lose the pawls as they may fall while removing the freehub body

  5. At this point the hub is most of the way apart, you can service bearings, replace worn parts or just clean things up
    • At this point the hub is most of the way apart, you can service bearings, replace worn parts or just clean things up

    • Next, Let's install the axle

  6. Install drive side endcap onto the axle Put two drops of high strength thread locker on endcap threads Torque to 6nm using an axle vise to hold the axle
    • Install drive side endcap onto the axle

    • Put two drops of high strength thread locker on endcap threads

    • Torque to 6nm using an axle vise to hold the axle

  7. Lightly grease steel axle
    • Lightly grease steel axle

    • Slide freehub body onto the drive-side of the axle

  8. Slide the axle and freehub assembly into the hub shell Turn freehub counterclockwise so that the pawls compress the springs and slide into the hub
    • Slide the axle and freehub assembly into the hub shell

    • Turn freehub counterclockwise so that the pawls compress the springs and slide into the hub

    • You may need to use a tool to lightly depress the pawls as you turn the hub

    • Learn how to lube the freehub properly using the freehub service instructions

  9. install the freehub seal lockring Tighten to snug
    • install the freehub seal lockring

    • Tighten to snug

  10. Lightly grease non-drive endcap threads Install non-drive endcap
    • Lightly grease non-drive endcap threads

    • Install non-drive endcap

    • Note that the endcap has a left hand thread so turn counter clockwise to tighten

    • Tighten the endcap so the bearings no longer have play in them, but such that they also do not have excess drag

    • Tighten both 1.5mm screws on the non-drive endcap

Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive - Jeremy

Member since: 12/05/2012

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