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  1. Insert the spider lockring tool into a vise
    • Insert the spider lockring tool into a vise

    • Be sure the vise will accommodate the spindle

    • Insert the spindle and lockring into the tool

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  2. Press down on the driveside arm and spindle assembly to ensure that is does not slip in the tool
    • Press down on the driveside arm and spindle assembly to ensure that is does not slip in the tool

    • Turn the crank counter-clockwise (as seen from above) too loosen the lockring

    • Be careful not to injury yourself on the sharp chainring teeth

    • I can be helpful to bump the arm loose rather than just applying steady pressure

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    • Once the lockring is loose, unthread it completely

    • Remove the spider or integrated ring from the splines

    • The spider or ring will fit snuggly on the crank arm splines, it can be helpful to rock it in order to free it from the arm

    • Do not use a hammer to remove the spider or integrated ring

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    • Thoroughly clean the splines on both the spider and arm

    • Clean the lockring

    • Lightly grease the splines on both the spider and the arm

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    • Install the spider or integrated ring on the arm

    • Be sure to clock the spider properly such that the rings will line up in the right place

    • Press firmly to seat the splines

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    • Since you will not be able to use a torque wrench, follow the procedure below to ensure proper torque

    • Lightly grease lockring threads

    • Install lockring

    • Put lockring and crank back into lockring tool in vise

    • Turn lockring until it begins to tighten on the spider face

    • Turn crank (or lockring) 90 degrees from touching the spider face to reach proper torque spec (approximately 30Nm)

      • Turn crank clockwise (as seen from top) to tighten

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Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

Member since: 12/05/2012

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