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    Help me! Headset problem

    Hey, how are you guys?

    That's my first post here, and sorry if this is the wrong place for this question.

    I have a Scott Gambler DH 20 2010, and a issue with my headset showed-up.

    The Bearings (is that the english name? the little balls inside the headset) are old, and they aren't working as they should.

    The stock headset I have according to some website specifications is the following one:
    "1.5" Reducer to 11/8", semi-integrated FSA Orbit E 1.5R"

    Is there any bearing replacement kit i can get? Where?
    Bikeshops here in Brazil didn't help at all, i might have to order it.

    If not, which headset can i get to replace it? (I need it cheap hahaha)

    Thanks!
    Bruno

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    Quote Originally Posted by iamhope View Post
    Hey, how are you guys?

    That's my first post here, and sorry if this is the wrong place for this question.

    I have a Scott Gambler DH 20 2010, and a issue with my headset showed-up.

    The Bearings (is that the english name? the little balls inside the headset) are old, and they aren't working as they should.

    The stock headset I have according to some website specifications is the following one:
    "1.5" Reducer to 11/8", semi-integrated FSA Orbit E 1.5R"

    Is there any bearing replacement kit i can get? Where?
    Bikeshops here in Brazil didn't help at all, i might have to order it.

    If not, which headset can i get to replace it? (I need it cheap hahaha)

    Thanks!
    Bruno
    if you can get the bearing size then you should beable to get a direct replacement from any bearing manufacturer. if you are able to find replacement then look for something like ***, or skf. these are some of the best and last longer.
    are the bearings worn, is there play in them, or do they just need to be serviced, stripped down cleaned up and re greased,

    if you're having no joy finding replacements then get a new headset, there are lots of reducers on the market. i had a chris king devoltuion for 4 years on my 09 dt, its still going strong.

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    is this your headset.
    FSA Orbit Z 1.5R Reducer Headset


    if so i had a quick look on google and cant seem to find that bearing part no anywhere, seems be sold out, maybe discontinued. have a look yourself. if you get no joy then maybe time for a new headset.

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    hmmmmmmmmm Alright mate! Thanks for the reply.
    Yea i think is that one! Not 100% sure tho, it looks like him hahah...



    Which headset would fit my bike?
    CRC pointed me one
    FSA Orbit Z 1.5R Headset | Buy Online | ChainReactionCycles.com

    I'm still up to suggestions.

    Thanks again!!!

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