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    How to install a GF pressed in BB?

    I just bought back my old 1991 GF Supercaliber and needed to replace the sealed BB bearings. I reinstalled the new bearings, but now the BB is creaking. So, I just wanted to know the proper procedure for installing the GF pressed in BB.

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    Not much too it.

    Well the proper proceedure requires specialized tools but they aren't necessary.
    All you really need is a hammer and either some PVC pipe or some scrap wood.

    I would guess that the squeeking is comming form the spindle-bearing interface. I would knock the spindle out and put some grases on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shayne
    Well the proper proceedure requires specialized tools but they aren't necessary.
    All you really need is a hammer and either some PVC pipe or some scrap wood.

    I would guess that the squeeking is comming form the spindle-bearing interface. I would knock the spindle out and put some grases on it.
    that's how i installed it. i did wonder about the spindle to bearing interface. it did not seem as snug as i thought it should be. i will disassemble and grease it.

    thanks

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    It appears there is too much play between the new bearing and the spindle. i am going to take it back apart and use loctite to get the spindle and bearing to bond.

    Any other suggestions?

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