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    confrontation

    do bike shops like confrontations or what? I took my bike into the shop to get an adjustment on the gearing. known as a tune up , they told me I needed a new bottom bracket because there was play at the cranks. So I go to pick up my bike and the guy tells me he put a new bb, a shimano xt just like I had . I think it looked quite different than the one I had , so I look it up at shimano and they had put on an lx. Now I have to go back and confront them with the mistake that they will probably say it was . Yeah right mistake by a#$ . I bet they are just hoping I don't ever notice and not come back. Are there any honest shops around southern calif. that don't rip women off?

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    1. yes there are honest shops. there are also dishonest shops that mess with all customers, regardless of gender.

    2. did they charge you for xt but put on lx, or did they charge you for the lx on the itemized receipt?
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    Which shop was it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Impy
    1. yes there are honest shops. there are also dishonest shops that mess with all customers, regardless of gender.

    2. did they charge you for xt but put on lx, or did they charge you for the lx on the itemized receipt?
    thats what I would be checking
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    Tip: Always ask for your old parts back...and if you can, mark them before the shop gets a hold of it...
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    How did it go? What bike shop was it so we will know not to go to it?

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    If they put a 2008 bottom bracket in then XT and LX are the exact same thing.

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    This is why I work on my own bikes, and I don't want to pay for it.

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    Bike shop people generally make less than $12 an hour. As unfortunate as it is, you get what you pay for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by r99
    If they put a 2008 bottom bracket in then XT and LX are the exact same thing.

    Hey, there's an interesting detail. Same PN and everything? Are they marked w/o reference to LX/XT?

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    Was your old bottom bracket bad?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EBasil
    Hey, there's an interesting detail. Same PN and everything? Are they marked w/o reference to LX/XT?
    Their are only two Shimano bottom brackets available for the hollowtech cranks. One for xtr and one for everything else. If it was a hollowtech crankset then the bike shop put in the right part. They probably just didn't explain that the bottom bracket for xt, lx saint and hone are all the same thing. Same part number and everything. Look it up on bti-usa.com bti part number SH-14505

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