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    crank help.

    Hey guys, I need some help. I really just need to make sure im not going break anything on my bike. So I picked up a new chainring today after my last one took a beating. This is my first chainring swap so I had a shop take off the crank arm. I was told I could put it all back on relatively easily. I have an Octalink Crank arm. For some reason I cannot get it on. I match everything up, and it just wont go on. I even took a rubber mallet and tried to force it on... then thought better of it.
    My question is: Is there anything I am missing?
    Thanks

    Also, I am doing this myself mostly so I know how everything works on my bike better, but If need be, I will have the LBS put it back on, but I am trying to slowly become independent of the Local Bike Shop.

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    Crank Removal & Installation- ISIS Drive or Octalink

    maybe search for a you tube video.

    hard to say what you doing wrong without seeing what you are doing.
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    Thanks. The Park tool help did the job. didnt align the spines correctly. Its on, so now to everything else. Thanks.
    -Matt

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    Book mark the Parktool site for future help. It is a great place to start when looking for how to advice.
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