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    FSA Headset, which is the crown race?

    I have new forks to fit and a new headset, im just about to seat the crown race on the fork but just thought i'd check first that I have it right.

    The one arrowed is the crown race right? Thanks for any help.
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    Yup thats the one

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    Cool, thanks, i'm off to drop it in boiling water for a bit before using the plastic pipe method of installation. Hopefully all goes well.

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    Oh, one more thing.... I have new carbon spacers too but they are a pretty tight fit on the steerer, is this ok or do they need to be able to spin like the old alloy ones did?

    Cheers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reign2Rider View Post
    Cool, thanks, i'm off to drop it in boiling water for a bit before using the plastic pipe method of installation. Hopefully all goes well.
    No need to boil it, it wont have any germs

    Seriously, just smack it with the plastic pipe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reign2Rider View Post
    Oh, one more thing.... I have new carbon spacers too but they are a pretty tight fit on the steerer, is this ok or do they need to be able to spin like the old alloy ones did?

    Cheers.
    No need for em to spin, as long as they go on/ can be compressed all is good

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    Great, i'll hold off with the sandpaper to the insides then

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    All done, that was easy Put everything together and marked my steerer to cut tomorrow. Will prob pop to lbs for this and get them to stick in the star nut too. Assuming they don't pull out the plumbers pipecutters that is...I could do that.

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    I just use the plumbers pipecutters whenever I cut my steertubes.

    Just measure twice and cut once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reign2Rider View Post
    All done, that was easy Put everything together and marked my steerer to cut tomorrow. Will prob pop to lbs for this and get them to stick in the star nut too. Assuming they don't pull out the plumbers pipecutters that is...I could do that.
    chances are your lbs will use a pipe cutter. unless they are super janky and use a hacksaw. if you have a pipe cutter might as well do it yourself.

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